Catalyst is the charity that supports other charities in Stockton-on-Tees.
We work with a wide variety of organisations in Stockton-on-Tees, to find innovative solutions that help them to continually improve and thrive. We offer a range of specialist support, strategic operations and a commitment to push forward the conditions in which our VCSE colleagues operate.
Catalyst Stockton-on-Tees is the strategic infrastructure organisation for the borough of Stockton-on-Tees. Established in 2007, the organisation was conceived as a partnership project between the VCSE and local authority. The concept was to create an overarching body that could act in a number of ways to further the impact, reputation and opportunities of the VCSE in the Borough.
Catalyst is a forward thinking and contemporary strategic infrastructure organisation, facilitating leadership for the voluntary, community & social enterprise sector (VCSE) in Stockton-on-Tees.
To be the best practice infrastructure organisation in a strong, healthy VCSE sector. We have a vision of a coherent and single sector, working together in partnership with public bodies and private businesses as well as VCSE organisations to deliver services to the communities in the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees and the Tees Valley.
Leadership, Partnership, Collaboration, Fair, Inclusive, Socially Responsible, Welcoming Challenge, Developmental, Accountable, Flexible, Determined and Passionate.
Catalyst is a member of the Tees Valley Infrastructure Partnership.
Through regular meetings the Partnership has developed a commitment to:
- Champion the work of the voluntary and community sector
- Advocate for the interests of the voluntary and community sector
- Build capacity of the voluntary and community sector
- Promote collaboration
- Signpost and connect organisations and individuals