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Local knowledge, national potential

Publication 16 April 2024

Activity, emerging insights and lessons learned through the first six months of the UKRI-funded Community Knowledge Fund programme.

Perspectives from a Citizen Researcher

Blog 2 April 2024

Rebecca shares her experiences of Citizen Science work

Perspectives from a Citizen Scientist

Blog 2 April 2024

Ronnie shares her views on Citizen Science work.  

Hive Minds webinar: Citizen Science event recording

Blog 2 April 2024

Sharing experiences of citizen science and community research.

‘Reflections on Michael Young’s legacy’

Blog 8 February 2024

Find out more about Michael Young’s legacy and the important work carried out by the institutions he founded over the years.

‘A community space, a pub, and better lighting in public spaces’

Blog 2 February 2024

What do communities need? Leonie Taylor reflects on the realities of engaging local people in planning strategies and highlights the importance of peer research as a driver for change.

‘If there is nowhere to go, communities go nowhere’

Blog 9 January 2024

Reflecting on the Community Ownership Commission’s report, Helen Goulden says local people have huge ambition to create great places to live, work and thrive – and so should any government.

‘Raising our expectation of participation’

Blog 29 November 2023

We launch our new five-year strategy at a time of great challenge and division, says our CEO, Helen Goulden – and everyone in the UK should experience the power of participation to affect meaningful change

Policy brief for our journey to net zero

Publication 12 October 2023

This policy brief presents research findings and recommendations for how to ensure the UK’s transition to net zero leaves no one behind. It shares insights from a two-year programme of work, funded by the Nuffield Foundation..

Community innovators win funding and support 

News 4 October 2023

Twelve grassroots community organisations supported to ‘turn great ideas into action’ as Phase 2 of the Community Knowledge Fund delivers grants worth £50k to £100k 

‘We need to prove that investment in prevention works’

Blog 31 July 2023

Hearing from young people around the UK, this short film reflects on their civic journeys to becoming active citizens – and explores the change that’s needed to increase engagement. 

‘A conversation not a concept’  

Blog 30 March 2023

Siân Whyte shares three ways to ensure the 15-minute neighbourhood concept is location-specific, and works for both residents and councils.

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