Power to Change has a truly exciting opportunity to transform the lives of people and communities across England. In order to fulfil our ambitions, we need outstanding partners to deliver our programmes, business development support and research projects.


The future of the community business sector - is there a Power to Change post-2022?


We are seeking independent expert support to help us determine what role, if any, Power to Change should play beyond 2022 in ensuring the sustained development of the community business sector in England.

We have extended the deadline for submitting a proposal to 9am Friday 27 April 2018

For further details, including how to register your interest in this tender opportunity, please read here

To see details on who else has expressed an interest in undertaking this work, please see here

Invitation to tender: Programme Partner for the Next Generation Community Energy Programme


We are seeking a suitably qualified partner(s) to deliver Power to Change’s Next Generation Community Energy Programme. The Programme will support Power to Change and Big Society Capital’s £40m investment partnership to help communities take over local solar farms and the development of next generation community energy projects and business models in a rapidly changing energy market, helping to create economic resilience in local communities.

We have extended the deadline for bids to the 6 May 2018 and have amended the ITT to reflect our responses to the clarification requests. You can read the revised ITT here, please read the ITT here.

We have received a number of requests for clarification on the ITT, please read our responses here

The Sandbox Ideas Programme

Ideas with potential to grow and develop the community business sector


The Sandbox is a small fund for ideas which have real potential to grow and develop the community business sector, and that aren’t eligible for funding through our other programmes. All ideas proposed to the Sandbox must have a charitable purpose, and must be able to demonstrate relevance to Power to Change’s mission to create better places through community businesses in England.

Successful applicants will receive up to £50,000 to deliver activities over a maximum of one year.

More information on how to apply