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27th October 2020

Less than 10 years ago, community shares were almost unheard of.

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.
10th July 2014
The Community Shares Unit has launched its Community Shares Training and Licensing Pilot, available to anyone involved in offering professional...
1st July 2014
As part of Co-operatives Fortnight, the CSU has supported a piece of research which has revealed the top ten areas where communities have launched...
24th June 2014
Community energy groups will shortly be eligible to receive free support through a new mentoring programme backed by the Community Shares Unit.
24th June 2014
Big Society Capital (BSC) has announced a further £1 million investment into a Community Shares Underwriting Fund managed by Resonance as a further...
3rd June 2014
The Community Shares Unit has released a new animation explaining community shares and how they are used to support social enterprise.
28th May 2014
The Community Shares Unit is pleased to announce that it will be working with Development Trusts Association Scotland, Plunkett Scotland and Rocket...
14th May 2014
Earlier this year The Big Lottery Fund announced the launch of Big Potential, a £10 million fund to help charities and social enterprises in England...