The aim of the community shares directory is to provide more openly accessible information about societies financed through community shares. Following extensive work on data over recent years, we are pleased to release the data behind the community shares directory as Open Data.

We welcome the engagement of practitioners and societies in furthering the development of this dataset as a resource for the entire sector. If you have any questions about this guide, the dataset or our wider work on community shares intelligence, please contact us here.

The accompanying guide provides detailed information on the methodology behind the dataset. The dataset is released under the Open Data Commons Attribution License (ODC-by v1.0).

To download our share offer directory as CSV, please click the button below. You may need to wait a few seconds for the file to be generated.

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Community Shares Open Data Explorer

The Community Shares Open Data Explorer is a tool that allows you to access, explore and visualise the community shares open dataset. 

You can explore the dataset fully via our Tableau Public page or simply work with the latest visualisation below.

We will regularly produce new visualisations as we develop the dataset.