Local Trust enables residents in 150 Big Local areas to transform and improve their lives and the places where they live.
We believe there is a need to put more power, resources and decision-making into the hands of local communities to enable them to transform and improve their lives and the places they live
Find out what happens when 150 communities are given at least £1m with no strings attached
Discover a new approach to funding using arts and creativity to make positive local change
Join the alliance calling for a multi-billion pound national endowment to support deprived communities
Local Trust is leading new approaches to community-led change
The Community Leadership Academy provides a mix of support, training and personal development to #BigLocal volunteers making their areas better places to live. Suggest someone you know to take part https://t.co/NCmHA9WHLa https://t.co/B7YSkfEtvx
This new podcast episode explores how women’s leadership benefits communities.
Reflections on Big Local: Sharing knowledge from the largest single-purpose, Lottery-funded endowment
Following the success of their 'Beyond the Foodbank' session which took place...
An event for Big Local Workers
Discover our essay series exploring how people and places are changing through Big Local, and the potential of community-led change
How sport can unite and transform communities
Why communities are investing in young people’s futures
Art, communities and change
How communities are reshaping the economy from the bottom up
What can history do for hard-pressed communities?
The collapse and revival of England’s social infrastructure
The changing role
of faith in place
Big Local neighbourhoods in action
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I’ve always been a volunteer, but I’ve learned through being involved with Big Local that change really is possible. But to make that change happen, having a voice is important
What I’m clear about is that a good community development officer works themselves out of a job. You’re not supposed to be there forever – you’re there to build the community to do it for themselves
We live in really challenging times economically, socially, politically, and so I credit anyone who gives up their time