Local Trust

Local Trust

Type NGO
Website localtrust.org.uk
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Year founded 2012
Headquarters London United Kingdom United Kingdom
Budget USD 1-4.9M
Functions Education and training, Fieldwork, Funding, Research
Funding sources Foundations or grants
Tags local government uk england local community
Summary Local Trust enables residents in 150 areas in England to transform and improve their lives and the places where they live. Local Trust is the delivery arm of Big Local which is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. In contrast to conventional top down, time-limited, project-led funding, the funding (GBP1M minimum) awarded to each Big Local area was provided on the basis that it can be spent over 10-15 years at the communities’ own chosen pace, and on their own plans and priorities. This makes these programmes: long-term, resident-led, non-prescriptive, patient, non-judgmental and supported.


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Publications

Power in Big Local Partnerships: A Graphic Report

Local Trust · 12 July 2021

An online comic designed to demonstrate inclusivity and invisibility in decision making and how power and knowledge operate in community meetings. Published in conjunction with Power in Big Local Partnerships …


Power in Big Local Partnerships

Local Trust · 12 July 2021 English

This report looks at exploring power in Big Local partnerships. Big Local is a resident-led, place-based, community programme in England. The report explores how decisions are made, by and with …


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