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6th December 2017
The Community Shares Booster Programme re-opens today in England with a £3m injection of funding from Power to Change to support community share o
23rd September 2014
Secretary of State, Edward Davey, announced at the 'Powering Up' conference on community energy on Thursday 4th September that the...
29th August 2014
The Community Shares Unit has produced a revised and expanded handbook, to bring it into line with the Co-operatives and Community Benefit Societies...
21st August 2014
The Community Shares Unit has teamed up with NESTA and Cambridge University on the largest ever study of crowdfunding and other forms of alternative...
21st August 2014
The first cohort of community shares practitioners have been selected as part of the CSU’s Training and Licensing Pilot. The practitioners come from...
20th August 2014
Microgenius, the community shares online platform operated by the Community Shares Unit, has won a prestigious award for emerging social ventures.
20th August 2014
The CSU is developing an approach for monitoring and benchmarking the business performance of societies which have raised finance through a community...
13th August 2014
A new law came into force on 1 August that brings together 50 years of legislation around co-operative and community benefit societies, unveiling a...
21st July 2014
The Big Lottery Fund's new Power to Change programme has started to gear up with the announcement of a road show of events and a contract to...
14th July 2014
Over 100 existing and prospective community shares practitioners attended the CSU's open day on July 8th at Conference Aston, in which a series...
14th July 2014
The Big Lottery Fund has announced that its new £10 million programme to help community enterprise access social investment is open for applications.

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