Projects we are funding
Innovative ideas and practical projects we are funding, in order to shape a future economy that works for all.
Local Energy London: The 10:10 Foundation
Building energy resilience for social housing residents at risk of fuel poverty; supporting them to use local, renewable and less energy and collectively secure a better deal on en...
The RSA Future Work Centre
Good work matters – for individuals, the health of our economy and the strength of our society. Yet, for too many people, work is far from a labour of love. These problems requir...
A circular economy for a fairer footprint: Scottish Environment LINK
The circular economy holds the potential for a new way of managing our consumption and waste. In Scotland the government is preparing a bill but this needs support to get it right
Strengthening stories for a new economy: Public Interest Research Centre
Language and metaphors about the economy create frames that need to be understood if we want to effectively demonstrate how to change the system. This project explores what positiv...
Campaign to increase the amount of tax companies pay: Tax Justice UK
Exploring the role of taxes in creating a fairer economy. This project seeks to influence policy and regulation on corporate tax and create positive dialogue about tax in society
Bringing Local Economies Closer to Home: Far Nearer
Far Nearer documents local schemes building economic resilience in pockets of the UK that might one day result in systemic change and promotes them on its website and in the natio...
‘Learn’ and ‘What just happened?’: Economy
This project focuses on creating an engaging and understandable public dialogue about economics to allow people to become more involved in the system that dominates their lives
A new model of enterprise for affordable low carbon heat in rural communities: Community Energy Plus
This project explores options for locally owned, community level renewable heat supply.
Ten Year UBI Acceleration Plan: Compass
This project seeks to establish an economic model for a gradual introduction of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) over a ten year period
Monitoring and Evaluating Community Energy’s Social Impact: Pure Leapfrog
The project will create a monitoring system for Community Energy groups to capture information about the key social and environmental impacts of their projects.
A sustainable and effective student-led movement to transform economics for the benefit of society: Rethinking Economics
Rethinking Economics seeks to connect the next generation of economists; campaign for reforms in economics education and the discipline more broadly; and to democratise economics: ...
Understanding Investor Behaviour in the low interest rate, low return environment: The Financial Inclusion Centre
This project will look at the extent to which the new paradigm of low financial returns/low interest rates is distorting financial behaviours ...
Commission on Economic Justice: IPPR
This project supports the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice in conducting a comprehensive, participative research programme into how the UK economy creates and distributes income...
Unlocking the Next Economy: Churches as a Social Resource: Stir to Action
Unlocking the Next Economy is about creating access to the physical assets of churches to support local economic change.