The local authority in a remote location backs a crowdfunding platform to appeal to faraway investors.
A council-owned utility firm combats disproportionate energy pricing in the private sector with renewable sources at an affordable price.
Financial exclusion is countered by a supportive credit union in Salford, offering an alternative to banks and loan sharks.
A local and complementary currency keeps local money circulating in Bristol and the former County of Avon.
A programme aims to reduce the amount of waste in landfills by upcycling furniture and making it available for people in need.
An underfunded London borough uses an online store to sell services and generate revenue for public services that were in danger of being halted.
Newcastle runs a project for innovative ideas in the form of a science and innovation centre that focuses on sustainable solutions for the city.
Sugar Smart Bristol helps citizens become aware of their own sugar consumption, hidden sugars in foods, and how to make healthier choices.
Migrants are welcomed and supported through this community programme which helps them integrate into life in the UK.
One community fridge saves 90,000 food items per year from being wasted whilst providing a unique opportunity for social connections to form.
Councils across the UK declare climate emergencies and work together in response to the climate crisis with carbon literacy training, green transport, solar power farms, and tree planting.
Be-More is an online platform which simplifies the search for a suitable apprenticeship in Liverpool.
An innovative partnership between public services, healthcare, and the voluntary sector, brings a more holistic, long-term approach to health and well-being – social prescribing – to reduce social isolation, strengthen community ties, and help people access support.
A unique, multi-sectoral project brings together migrants, employers, citizens, and other services, to establish strong communities, build businesses, improve people’s lives, and foster integration.
People without a fixed address can use a ProxyAddress through a period of instability to receive assistance and access to needed services and get their lives back on track.
Covid-19 brings people together in a London district experiencing deprivation, through phone volunteering, food parcel delivery, donations, Mutual Aid Groups, and more.
Young people gain access to work thanks to a person-centred approach that teaches key skills and builds confidence, tackling a complex range of social issues and economic barriers.
This project has created a unique model of economic development that is inclusive and results in lasting urban regeneration, by raising aspirations, building community resilience, and connecting people to local resources.