Read about some of the community businesses we’ve supported and how they’re building stronger, more resilient local communities.
Like many other organisations, the team from Queen’s Mill in Castleford has been wrestling with the question of how to reach the whole of the community.
Myatt’s Fields Park in south London is one of the smallest parks in the city. But you wouldn’t know it from the diversity of activity taking place.
Fordhall Farm has found the last year easier than some other community businesses. Its activities are outdoor, and many have been less affected by lockdown. As a result, people have flocked to enjoy what it has to offer.
Real Ideas is many things: social enterprise; catalyst; anchor and enabler, but at its simplest it’s an organisation providing support and space to people in communities with good ideas.
When FC United set up as a supporter-owned football club, they weren’t to know how rewarding their role in the community would come to be.