Empowering Places was designed by Power to Change as an experiment to explore what happens when local anchor organisations are supported to catalyse community businesses in deprived communities in England.
This evaluation report is the final in a series of six reports and several short
ethnographic films. The interim reports took a formative approach to understanding and improving the programme. In contrast, this report is more summative, telling an overall story and focusing on crucial lessons learnt throughout the process.