Projects we are funding
Innovative ideas and practical projects we are funding, in order to shape a future economy that works for all.
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...
‘PowerPaired’ -The UK Community Energy Asset Bank: Forum for the Future
The project aims to launch a new online ‘Community Energy Asset Bank’ where community energy groups can access details of land and buildings for potential sites ...
Core funding: the Finance Innovation Lab
Over the last two years, the Finance Innovation Lab created the Transforming Finance Network. Friends Provident Foundation will now be supporting the Finance Innovation Lab through...
Re-Energising Wales: Institute of Welsh Affairs
The project will provide a detailed assessment of the economic green growth potential of developing a robust, fit-for purpose, modern and sustainable renewable energy supply for Wa...
Building capacity for energy resilience in deprived areas: Centre for Sustainable Energy
This project will build both trust and understanding with local residents in order to co-create community energy activity that meets their immediate needs and provides the skills t...
Support for the development of ECCR core activities: Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility
This funding will develop the established Ethical Money Churches network and take this work forward within ECCR's core activities.
Core Funding: New Economics Foundation
Unrestricted funding to support the work of the organisation, which is a think tank committed to fundamental change of the economic system, as it implements its new strategy.
Building Civil Society Capacity: New Economy Organisers Network
By providing a rigorous programme of organisational coaching and movement building, NEON will help increase the impact and scale of civil society organisations who are leading chan...
The alliance for better food and farming – A million good jobs for better farming and land use: Sustain
Using the alliance’s unparalleled links with government and industry policy processes, Sustain will establish a UK target of a million good jobs for better farming and land-use.
Creating a Social Wealth Fund in the UK: City, University of London
This project will explore the way the UK could harness its public sector wealth for public benefit by creating a Social Wealth Fund ...
Accelerating Resilient City Economies: CLES
The project will work in five core cities in the UK to action and embed ‘resilient city’ policies.
New thinking for the British economy: OpenTrust
openDemocracyUK (oD-UK) will host a two year series to stimulate new thinking on transforming Britain's economy.
Changing the rules of the investment system: Fairshare Educational Foundation (operating as ShareAction)
ShareAction continue in their aim to transform the rules, governance and incentives of the investment system.
The Citizens’ Economic Council Project: RSA (The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce)
In this two year project a representative group of citizens, working with high levels of public engagement, will explore and debate economic issues and develop a set of recommendat...