VSSN is a charitable association controlled by its members. Its objects are the advancement of public education concerning the voluntary sector in the United Kingdom: (1) by the promotion and diffusion of knowledge; and (2) by the publication of research; and (3) by the encouragement of contact between workers in relevant fields of enquiry; and (4) by undertaking such other activities (being charitable in law) as shall be conducive to the attainment of these objects.
We were formally constituted in 2003. The constitution has been amended several times since. We are a registered charity in England & Wales no 1114742.
Further official details including public domain data on VSSN are as follows:-
- Downloadable version of our constitution (PDF)
- Charity Commission’s official data on our financial history, compliance history, objects, trustee records etc
- OpenCharities record