Chief Executive Stephen Bediako discusses the increasing need for true deliberative, participatory processes in democracy that value the power of inclusion and diversity - and encourages us to step up to make our voices heard.
The Social Innovation Partnership (TSIP) and Shoreditch Trust are looking for a local Hackney resident to help conduct some community engagement work as part of an effort to build a Civic Innovation Hub in Hackney. This would be a part-time role, serving as an external consultant to help with delivery from February to early July 2019 with a budget of up to £5,500.
‘Putting the pieces together: A practical guide to matched crowdfunding’ is aimed at funders that are interested in funding projects with the ‘crowd’ by awarding grants to projects that are crowdfunding. The report offers an overview of what matched crowdfunding is, who’s involved and different approaches along with insights and advice from experienced match funders, grantees and crowdfunding platforms. Click here to open the report.
Last week TSIP hosted a workshop in collaboration with Hackney Quest, HCVS, Shoreditch Trust and Young Hackney. The event, which was sponsored by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, is the first of a series of events which TSIP is planning in Hackney over the next few months in order to build a community of local people who want to work with us to set up London's first ever Civic Innovation Hub.
TSIP are organising a workshop to develop a better understanding as to why so many young people in Hackney feel unsafe and/or unwelcome. The workshop builds on research and listening activities we have been conducting around Hackney and what other organisations that work with young people have told us.
The team at TSIP are really pleased to see the GLA's announcement about its new Youth Fund.
A new leadership initiative in the UK is underway after receiving a grant from Big Lottery Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK.
Green Revolutions, a social enterprise working for the benefit of its local community, aims to make clean, green driving accessible and affordable for all.
Yes Futures is a multi-award winning education charity, working towards a future where all young people lead fulfilling lives. Created by Sarah Wallbank, a former teacher who is passionate about the importance of soft skills in making a difference in people’s lives, Yes Futures specialises in extra-curricular personal development programmes, improving young people's confidence, resilience and access to successful futures.
Creative Optimistic Visions (COV) is an award-winning Protective Behaviours Process practice that aims to positively influence the life choices of young people who are at risk of victimisation and abuse, and support the professionals, schools and organisations that work with them.
School Space is a social enterprise that helps schools to generate extra funds by hiring out their facilities to the local community. School Space takes the hassle out of lettings for schools, providing income and freeing up resources for education, and helps to offer spaces with ethical impact to the community.
The Social Innovation Partnership is looking for experts and partners in the homelessness sector, and those with lived experience of homelessness to work with us on developing the Helping Heart project.