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Annual Report 2019

Annual Report 2019

Our 2019 annual report reviews the fifth year of Power to Change’s operations. It covers the grants we made and our current plans alongside a financial review of 2019 and our statutory accounts.

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Saving the high street: the community takeover

Saving the high street: the community takeover

This working paper, commissioned by Power to Change in March 2020, looks at examples of community businesses operating in high street or town centre locations across the UK and draws out lessons from their experience.

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The Community Hub Handbook

The Community Hub Handbook

Packed with information, case studies, checklists, templates and practical tools, The Community Hub Handbook is a new, free resource that sets out how to run a thriving community hub and ensure its future is secure.

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Annual Report 2018

Annual Report 2018

Our 2018 annual report reviews the fourth year of Power to Change’s operations. It covers the grants we made and our current plans alongside a financial review of 2018 and our statutory accounts.

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The Community Business Market in 2018

The Community Business Market in 2018

This is the fourth in Power to Change’s series of annual reports on the community business market. This year’s report reviews the structure, size and shape of the community business market in England in 2018 and considers the outlook for the year ahead.

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Annual Report 2017

Annual Report 2017

Our 2017 annual report reviews the third year of Power to Change’s operations. It covers the grants we made and our current plans alongside a financial review of 2016 and our statutory accounts.

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The Community Business Market in 2017

The Community Business Market in 2017

Each year, the Power to Change Research Institute commissions research to estimate the size and shape of the community business sector in England. This year’s report considers the structure, size and shape of the community business market in England in 2017 and considers the outlook for the year ahead. The report follows on from those of 2014, 2015 and 2016, and presents the most accurate portrait to date of the size and shape of the community business market, as a result of innovations in methodology and an increased use of secondary data for triangulation.

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Annual Report 2016

Annual Report 2016

Our 2016 annual report reviews the second year of Power to Change’s operations. It covers the grants we made and our current plans alongside a financial review of 2016 and our statutory accounts.

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The Community Business Market in 2016

The Community Business Market in 2016

The Power to Change Research Institute commissioned Social Finance in July 2016 to provide an updated assessment of the state of the community business market. This follows ‘What if we ran it ourselves?’ and ‘The State of the Community Business Market’

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