Finished Crowdfunding? Taking your community organisation to the next level with Locality

Congratulations on hitting your target! Now it’s time to consider how you want to take the brilliant idea which inspired so many pledges and so much community interest to the next level.

Locality can give you support and help you get investment

Locality supports local people and community groups to improve neighbourhoods – making them great places to live! They can help you to manage community spaces – hubs, pubs and parks, and to develop your amazing ideas into community enterprises.

Be part of creating happy, healthy and vibrant communities

They’re a national network of over 600 community organisations. They’re ambitious, entrepreneurial and they put local people first! They have incredible expertise across the membership in urban, rural and coastal areas, with some groups which are newly formed while others have been around for a hundred years or more.

Amongst the network, there are members running community cafés, food markets, libraries, performance spaces, cinemas, football grounds, swimming pools and much more, creating jobs and opportunities locally!

Why you should join Locality

  • They’re a friendly bunch and know lots about communities
  • Access to 1:1 advice
  • Support from experts in the network
  • You’ll save money including on HR, legal and insurance advice
  • Develop your skills through masterclasses and other great peer learning opportunities

Get connected, be supported, save money

And if you’re starting out, they’re here to help you. They can give you advice on setting up a group, becoming a sustainable community business and much more!

Membership fees start from £100, and are based on your group’s income.

Get in touch to find out more: email us at Joinus@locality.org.uk, check out our site Locality.org.uk or call us on 0345 458 8336.

By |2017-08-02T15:50:42+00:00June 2nd, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips|

About the Author:

From teaching in the Tanzanian mountains to the digital universe of Spacehive, Aaron has stopped off in a few places along the way. After receiving an MA in Publishing from Oxford Brookes University, she worked for big internationals including Oxford University Press and the International Labour Organization, small but interesting types including Pambazuka Press and Internet Retailing Magazine before heading up the award-winning eSeller.net. Looking for her next big adventure she joined Spacehive as their Content Marketing Manager. Here she works the words whether describing the awesome potential of a civic crowdfunded future or outlining the many dazzling features of our grant-making software. She gets to meet the project creators and share their stories as well as working with our partners to ensure they have the material they need to make impact. Outside of work she mentors with The Girls’ Network, solves mysteries and once made jam from the blackberries in her garden of which she is inordinately proud.