The voluntary sector is dynamic and prone to variability. The ramifications of laws and environment contribute in the evolution of the sector. VANI is involved in promotion of norms related to the transparency and accountability. Practicing ethical activities is the sine qua non of any voluntary not-for-profit, non-governmental organization.
As a national platform with 8000 organizations under its ambit, VANI strives to forge linkages at both national and state level. Such partnerships are an imperative for strengthening the collective voice of the sector be it both nationally and internationally.
As a platform, it promotes voluntarism and creates space for voluntary action.
As a network, it attempts to bring about a convergence of common sectoral issues and concerns for building a truly National agenda of voluntary action in the country. It also facilitates linkages of various efforts and initiatives of the voluntary sector in the country for a multiplier effect, to create and sustain the process of change in an organic manner.