Run by and for a local community
to make places better.
Community businesses reduce social isolation, revive empty buildings and lead on new developments. With grit, agility and empathy, local people share their professional and lived experience to find innovative solutions to complex issues.
Community business: the facts
paid staff with 86% living locally
contribution to the uk economy through community-owned spaces
community businesses tackle social isolation
COMMUNITY BUSINESSES IN ENGLAND, WITH A TOTAL INCOME OF £1BN
unique community businesses supported by power to change