Projects we are funding
Innovative ideas and practical projects we are funding, in order to shape a future economy that works for all.
Centre for Local Economic Studies – Core funding
Core funding for an organisation at the heart of many debates around local level economic changes
Power for People – The Community Energy Revolution: the campaign for the Local Electricity Bill.
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.
Manchester Metropolitan University – Teaching economic policy institutions
A campaign to change the way important economic policy institutions are taught in higher education
Developing the legislative case for Responsible Investment – ShareAction
The Landworkers’ Alliance – Developing farmer led innovation and skills for direct sales
This project aims to improve the capacity, reach and uptake of direct-to-customer and short supply chain sales models in local food
CORE Economics Education – Scaling up the CORE offer for an expanded community of researchers, learners and teachers
Core funding for an organisation that is working within academic institutions to change economics education
London School of Economics – Implementing the UK investor roadmap for a just transition
Enabling Community Wealth Building – Local Trust
It is widely recognised that trust and social capital underpin both the extent to which places are good places to live and their economic success. However, over the last 20-30 year...
Students organising for sustainability UK – students supporting universities to deliver public good through their endowments
A campaign to pressure Universities into actively doing good with their financial resources
Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) – Behavioural insights and market design: a wider toolkit to tackle inequality
Markets are powerful but don’t always deliver the best outcomes for society as a whole, nor distribute outcomes equitably. Taking a behavioural insights approach to economic poli...
Tax Justice UK – Shaping the public narrative on the need for a fairer tax system
A series of planned campaigning messages for a more progressive tax system, for use by a range of partners, filling an important communications gap at a time when tax is high on th...
Green Alliance – Making climate emergency plans a reality
An exploration of how local authorities can and should be supported to make real on their desire to act on declared climate emergencies
Economy – core funding
Core support for increasing public education on economics, to make it a topic that we can all understand
Scaling people powered finance to build resilient communities (core funding)