San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Real Ideas Organisation (RIO) is working with the Plymouth Social Enterprise Network to deliver Power to Change events in Plymouth.
The Power to Change events aim to bring the community together to share thoughts and ideas on how to make positive changes in their community. These will be relaxed, informal sessions allowing people to address issues in their community and come up with solutions on how to transform these issues.
About Power to Change
Started in 2015, Power to Change is an independent charitable trust endowed with £150 million from the Big Lottery Fund to grow community business in England.
Over ten years, they will provide funding and support to help build many more sustainable community businesses that have positive economic, social and environmental impact in local places across England.
About the Big Lottery Fund
The Big Lottery Fund suppports organisations of people who want to make life better for their commnuities across the UK. They are responsible for giving out 40% of the money raised by the National Lottery and invest over £650 million a year in projects big and small in health, education, environment and charitable purposes.
Since June 2004 they have awarded over £8 billion to projects that change the lives of millions of people. Every year they fund 13,000 small local projects tackling big social problems like poor mental health and homelessness.
Since the National Lottery begain in 1994, £34 billion has been raised and more than 450,000 grants have been awarded.
When & Where
Real Ideas Organisation
RIO is a social enterprise working with people, places and communities to make real change happen.