Creative, Confident Communities: Partner in Place

Onion Collective CIC

To support Creative, Confident Communities, we offer social investment to organisations working to ensure local economies work better for the people who live there.

We developed Partner in Place to offer social investment that is place-led and takes a partnership approach.

Across our funding, we commit to investing into organisations led by communities experiencing racial inequity, as well as building community wealth. We are particularly interested in supporting work that also contributes to our other priorities in Creative, Confident Communities, Our Natural World and A Fairer Future.

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Community driven enterprise and regeneration

We want to support:

  • Community enterprise: community-driven small and medium-sized enterprises that support stronger, sustainable connections between people and their local resources with the aim of supporting better outcomes for local people.

  • Regeneration: projects (including capital projects) that take a localised, community-led approach to rebuild creative, collaborative, thriving local economies for all.
  • Green economy for all: regenerative enterprises working towards a green recovery, clean energy and access to nature in economic development.
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