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Voluntary Sector

The sphere of social activity undertaken by organisations that are not for profit and non-governmental. Defined by the Cabinet Office as ‘voluntary and community groups, social enterprises, charities, cooperatives and mutuals’.

Also known as the Third Sector.

See also Independent Sector.