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Young People in Community Business: Stories of Change

Young People in Community Business: Stories of Change

Community businesses can transform the progressive social intentions of younger generations into meaningful and sustainable community action. This report showcases the many ways young people came to be and are involved in community businesses.

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Learning for community energy groups in a post-subsidy world

Learning for community energy groups in a post-subsidy world

Five ‘practical learning guides’ have been developed to share learning emerging from community energy innovation projects. These should be useful to community energy groups considering new approaches and also to other community businesses considering action on energy and climate issues.

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Annual Report 2020

Annual Report 2020

Our 2020 annual report reviews the sixth year of Power to Change’s operations. It covers the grants we made and our future plans, alongside a financial review of 2020 and our statutory accounts.

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A High Street Revolution

A High Street Revolution

Power to Change commissioned LSE Consulting to explore the role that private sector developers can play in supporting greater community involvement on our high streets and in our town centres.

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Power to Change Strategy 2021 – 2025

Power to Change Strategy 2021 – 2025

With a new £20m injection of funding from TNLCF, we’re outlining our plans for the next five years to be a catalyst for the community business sector, putting them at the heart of a fair recovery.

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