Government initiatives, apprenticeships and other partnership opportunities for community investment
Housing associations do not have to start their own community investment projects - there may already be opportunities to work in partnership with other organisations on existing programmes.
Contact your local voluntary and community sector umbrella body for information on local partnership opportunities.
Business Connectors is a BITC programme seconding senior business people into their local communities, to create deeper and more effective relationships between business and local organisations and people.
The Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme enables young people to get involved in neighbourhood projects. Participants on the programme progress to a widely recognised and well regarded qualification which can be a pre-curser to apprentice schemes.
Funding Central provides access to thousands of funding and finance opportunities for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. It covers funding and finance opportunities for organisations registered in England from European, national, regional and local government and charitable sources.
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