Place-Based

Place-based collaborations provide targeted support for specific geographic areas at all levels: from street and neighbourhood to county and region. Collaborations based on place reflect the complex needs of communities and aim to provide holistic support. Several place-based funder networks are developing responses to Covid-19, and we will add details of these on this page. Place-based collaborations featured so far are London, Yorkshire, Wales and Greater Manchester

Collaborations

Greater Manchester Funders' Forum

The Greater Manchester Funders' Forum exists to enable independent grant makers, social investors and public sector funders to collaborate and coordinate programmes.

It was established during the COVID-19 crisis as both national and local funders in Greater Manchester urgently came together to share intelligence, perspective and understanding.

The Forum additionally encourages and supports the collaboration and alignment of work to prevent duplications and ensure support is available where it is needed.

Resources and insights

Wales

Wed, 03/17/2021 - 10:07

Community Foundation Wales
Community Foundation Wales
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Issue area

Building connections between the Welsh third sector and trusts and foundations whose base is outside Wales.

What we're looking for

Please get in touch if Wales is a 'cold spot' for your organisation and/or if you'd like to learn more about the project to build your networks into Wales.

Please contact

Andrea Powell
(email address available to logged-in users)

Thrive at Five

Wed, 03/17/2021 - 10:04

Thrive at Five
Thrive at Five
Issue area

Thrive at Five is an exciting new place-based collective impact initiative focused on children from pregnancy to five. It brings together and aligns philanthropists, funders, local parents, communities and other key stakeholders to close the widening gap in school readiness amongst children in disadvantaged areas. 

What we're looking for

 

If you are interested in learning more about this initiative, which will be launching in our first Thrive at Five pathfinder community in February please get in touch. 

Please contact

Larissa Joy
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Tackling education gaps in Bedford Borough, whether caused by Covid or longer term.

Wed, 03/17/2021 - 10:03

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What we're looking for

Let us know if you are funding education and would like to to collaborate in a discrete geographical area. 

Please contact

Lucy Bardner
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