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Empowering young people to improve communities

Monday 5 August Jill Wells, our Programmes and Partnerships Manager, explains why we’re putting young people in the driving seat to improve community spaces that matter to them through new grants from our extended #iwill Fund. Today, we announce new funding that will help young people advocate to improve community…

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Invitation to tender now open to become our ‘Space to Connect’ Learning and Evaluation partner

We’re inviting organisations to tender for a contract that will help us learn how to maximise community spaces to tackle loneliness and build connections.

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Funding alert: We launch Space to Connect – our new £1.6 million partnership with government

Blog: New funding to help community organisations identify, improve and protect spaces where people can connect and co-operate is now open for applications.

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New funding for community spaces launching soon

Blog: We’re working with government to develop a new £1.6 million initiative to help maximise the potential of spaces where people can connect and co-operate.

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#PowerOfYouth – empowering young people to make a co-operative difference

Blog: We’re celebrating Youth Social Action Day 2019 by looking at the impact that activities like volunteering and campaigning have on young people and their communities – this is the #PowerOfYouth…

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Working with our partners to help the youth sector beat loneliness

Blog: We’re delighted to announce that two of our Belong partners will lead exciting projects to strengthen how the youth sector tackles loneliness.

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Could you help environmental community groups succeed?

Blog: Two grants of up to £50,000 are available for projects that build the capacity of community-led environmental groups in Wales and northern England.

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Get ready to grow – funding available to boost enterprising ideas that improve community spaces (Wales only)

Blog: Today, we open new funding to help enterprising community organisations across Wales that benefit local people and the environment grow their sustainable income.

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We’re celebrating a record-breaking 12 months

Blog: 2018 was a year to remember for the Co-op Foundation. With the support of Co-op colleagues and members as well as major new funding partnerships, we almost trebled our income to help us make a bigger impact than ever.

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Welcome to our new Belong partners tackling #youthloneliness

Blog: Today, we welcome 21 new partners into Belong – our UK-wide network of organisations helping young people beat loneliness.

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