Aimee Evans shares how recent funding received will enable Plunkett to provide the expertise and support community shops need to thrive.
We are delighted to have been awarded a grant from The Prince’s Countryside Fund to provide support and training to the UK rural community business sector.
A new guide for community-run post offices has been produced by the Post and Telecoms policy team with the support of Plunkett Foundation and Post Office Ltd.
We’re delighted to welcoming two new members to the team, as Rachel Severn and Phillip Vincent start work at Plunkett Foundation.
Rural community projects throughout England, Scotland and Wales could be eligible to receive grants of up to £5,000 from Calor.
Plunkett Foundation is welcoming the appointment of Charlie Luxton in a new ambassador role as part of the charity’s centenary celebrations.
Plunkett Foundation fully supports Rural Services Network (RSN) call on Government to rural proof polices before Brexit.
Locality has announced a new £3.2m Community Business Bright Ideas Fund, funded by Power to Change, to offer tailored support and grants of up to £15,000 to 150 groups to develop their projects.
Local village shops owned as community businesses are continuing to thrive where private enterprise has failed. However, it is not all good news as the report highlights a reduction in the number of community shops open and trading for the first time since records began.
Local pubs owned as community businesses are continuing to thrive where private enterprise has failed, according to a report by the Plunkett Foundation.