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The Collaborative City: Future Trends

Publication 1 March 2008

This report on Future Trends accompanies the main London Collaborative report “The Collaborative City” and offers an analysis of more than 50 studies about the future of London. The London Collaborative was a partnership led by the Young Foundation, in

The Collaborative City: Working together to shape London’s future

Publication 1 March 2008

The London Collaborative was a partnership led by the Young Foundation, in association with the Office for Public Management (OPM) and Common Purpose. The report was designed to stimulate future thinking among all of us who care about London’s future

The Collaborative City – Future Scenarios

Publication 1 March 2008

The London Collaborative was an ambitious programme designed to improve the capacity of London’s public sector to work across boundaries of place, profession and organisation in order to meet future challenges facing the capital. This report accompanied the launch report

How to develop a local charter: A guide for local authorities

Publication 30 January 2008

This Young Foundation guide was launched by Hazel Blears MP, the then Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, at the 2008 Annual New Local Government Network (NGLN) conference. The guide, commissioned and published by the Department of Communities

Transformers: How local areas innovate to address changing social needs

Publication 1 January 2008

Innovation in public services is going to prove crucial to the UK’s ability to meet the social challenges of the 21st century. However, historically, the UK does a poor job of developing innovations in the public sector. We are particularly

Ward councillors and community leadership: A future perspective

Publication 1 November 2007

This report explores the findings from a study for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation by the Young Foundation and Local Government Information Unit. In 2007 when this report was released, the role ward councillors were expected to play in community leadership

Making the most of local innovations

Publication 1 November 2007

Making the most of local innovations – What makes places innovative and how local innovations can be best exploited’ is an interim report introducing the Young Foundation and Nesta research project about local social innovation and what makes places innovative.

Transforming Neighbourhoods: Lessons from Local Work in Fifteen Areas

Publication 1 October 2007

For many years, there has been increased political focus – both in Whitehall and in local government – on the need to boost opportunities for residents, both as individuals and collectively, to influence what happens in the local areas in

In and out of sync: The challenge of growing social innovations

Publication 1 September 2007

This publication aims to provide a theoretically and empirically grounded guide for the many people involved in social innovation: innovators, funders, policy-makers and commissioners. It draws on a growing body of research on patterns of growth, and distills its conclusions

Improving Small Scale Grant Funding

Publication 15 July 2007

A discussion paper, supported by The Office for Civil Society (previously referred to as The Office of the Third Sector at the time this publication was released), that brings together both domestic and international evidence to guide decisions on how

Good Neighbours

Publication 5 July 2007

The “Strong and Prosperous Communities – 2006 White Paper” outlined central government’s commitment to localism and community empowerment. At the time, many housing associations were not working in close collaboration with local authorities and Local Strategic Partnerships (LSPs) despite the

Why involve and what are the outcomes? The duty to involve for best value authorities

Publication 5 June 2007

This briefing was commissioned by the Department for Communities and Local Government to inform the development of the “Duty to Involve” – a duty which which was set to be launched in April 2008 for local authorities to work under.


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