Projects we are funding
Innovative ideas and practical projects we are funding, in order to shape a future economy that works for all.
Economy – core funding
Core support for increasing public education on economics, to make it a topic that we can all understand
Power for People – The Community Energy Revolution: the campaign for the Local Electricity Bill (2)
You want to buy locally baked bread? You can. You want to buy locally brewed beer? You can. You want to buy locally generated renewable energy? You can’t.
350.org – Green New Deal Rising Leadership Programme
A Green New Deal in the UK must not fundamentally fall short for the most marginalised - youth, the working class, and BIPOC communities. Only with a diverse, intersectional, peopl...
Centre for London – Community wealth and asset approaches for London
Exploring how community wealth and local asset approaches can work in a city like London
Arkbound Foundation – COP26 systems change not climate collapse
A contribution towards the costs of creating a book to highlight marginalised voices in the climate debate and showcase alternative economic strategies to cope with the climate cri...
The Financial Inclusion Centre – The devil is in the policy detail
In 2020 Friends Provident Foundation supported the Financial Inclusion Centre to publish research into sustainable socially responsible and impact (SRI) finance regulation in the U...
Decolonising Economics – Developing BPOC leadership in the solidarity economy
Our economic and financial system works through extraction from minoritised communities, and until recently has gone relatively unquestioned by mainstream economics. A just transit...
Wessex community assets: Raise the roof
An innovative community led sustainable housing project in Dorset
Rethinking Economics – Core funding
Core support for a student-led movement for economics curriculum change in higher education
Community Action Groups Oxfordshire – Building community wealth in Oxford: top down meets bottom up
A practical approach to delivering community wealth building approaches focusing on inequalities in Oxford
Common Wealth – Just capital: rewiring asset management to drive systemic change
Exploring the rising power of the asset management industry and how to reform this to deliver a better economic system
ShareAction – Core Funding
The power of the global financial sector to drive or to stymy sustainable human development is second-to-none. Yet although the financial system fuelling the real economy, it stand...
Barrow Cadbury Trust – Fair by design
Support for the campaign to design out the poverty premium
Women’s Budget Group with the Women’s Environmental Network – Developing a Feminist Green New Deal
Climate crisis necessitates urgent action to transform our economy and society. Yet, although climate change will impact on everyone on the planet, it is women who will experience ...