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Residents in control: Community grants in Big Local areas

Repository entry 1 May 2022

The Institute for Voluntary Action Research was commissioned by Local Trust to undertake research on community grants. The research explored conditions for successful community grant making and the benefits community grants bring to Big Local areas.

While this report has primarily been written for Local Trust, it may also provide learning for …

Community accountability in community businesses

Repository entry 1 November 2017

In 2017, IVAR was commissioned by Power to Change to undertake research exploring community accountability within the community business sector. Power to Change sees community accountability as one of the core characteristics of community businesses and requires the businesses it supports to demonstrate how the local community is involved in th…

Community accountability in community businesses – Research Summary

Repository entry 1 November 2017

# Preview | Download RI-10S-Community accountability.pdf66kB Author(s) Eliza Buckley Mike Aiken Leila Baker Houda Davis Richard Usher Citation Buckley, E., Aiken, M., Baker, L., Davis, H. and Usher, R. (2017) Community accountability in community businesses – Research Summary. Research Report.


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