Read about some of the community businesses we’ve supported and how they’re building stronger, more resilient local communities.
A Birmingham-based organisation that bridges the gap between hip hop and therapy.
Founded by a group of young radicals in Hull in the 1980s, Giroscope’s self-help housing is regenerating the neighbourhood with a new generation of young people.
BlueJam Arts is a dynamic hub for intergenerational music and arts in rural Cumbria which puts young people in the lead of its programmes and operations, and their own creative potential.
Accessible, affordable, and inclusive, Bristol Co-operative Gym is founded by millennials, run by its members, and designed to strengthen everyone in the community.
Coexist Community Kitchen offers a vibrant, welcoming space in central Bristol for people of all ages to find dignity and confidence through cooking.
The young women on a mission to establish Lewisham’s first community owned live music venue.
From a living room meet up to plans to take over a five-story building, People Dem Collective are proudly taking up space in Margate.
A strong community standing up to save threatened LGBTQ+ spaces in Tower Hamlets, London.
A brand new community venue in one of the country’s most deprived wards exists as a template for how contemporary music venues can be run while proudly proclaiming: The Future is Birkenhead.
From hosting free rugby camps to thousands of children every year to offering disability teams, this foundation is aiming to serve everyone in its community.
White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures are transforming derelict buildings in Hastings.
Breathing new life into an old market town.
An old train station connecting communities once again
A seaside hub bringing great ideas to life
A historic building turned cultural facility drawing visitors to the high street.