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Celebrating community businesses

Celebrating community businesses

There are some benefits of online events. In December, together with SSE, we brought together 54 community business leaders from across England to celebrate completing our Community Business Trade Up programme.

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A new era for place-based funding?

A new era for place-based funding?

Rachel Laurence reflects on how one organisation, BD Giving, navigated the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic and what this tells us about the future of place-based funding.

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Real Ideas: From green shoots to mighty oaks

Real Ideas: From green shoots to mighty oaks

Real Ideas are a pioneering social enterprise supporting people to build better futures. In this blog, Ed Whitelaw reflects on the role of community business in parks and the importance of community climate heroes.

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Carbon Co-op: The people powered revolution

Carbon Co-op: The people powered revolution

Carbon Co-op are a community energy organisation based in Greater Manchester. In this blog, Jonathon Atkinson discusses the importance of community climate action and reflects on what it all means at COP26.

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