Centre for social action and community action

This document collection was withdrawn on 15 July 2016

This page is currently being updated with new information.

This page brings together information on how the government is empowering communities to take action on the issues that matter to them.

Centre for Social Action

  1. Social Action

    • Policy paper
  2. Social action: harnessing the potential - update

    • Policy paper
  3. Centre for Social Action funding

    • Policy paper

Community Action

During the last Parliament, government invested over £110 million in programmes which encourage community action in a range of ways. The role of small grants (Community First Neighbourhood Matched Fund); people on the ground (Community Organisers) and local authorities (Cities of Service) have all been tested.

  1. Government announces new support for social action on Giving Tuesday 2015

    • News story
  2. Giving Tuesday 2015: Rob Wilson speech

    • Speech

Community First

  1. Community First Neighbourhood Matched Fund: evaluation

    • Research and analysis

Community Organisers

  1. Tens of thousands get involved in Community Organisers programme

    • News story
  2. New funding for Community Organisers announced

    • Press release
  3. Community Organisers programme: evaluation

    • Research and analysis