Sport as social movement: playing the long game

Sport as social movement: playing the long game

A movement masterclass with James Mathie, Club Development Manager at Supporters Direct.

The shared purpose, values and experiences of ‘your people’ are at the very core of our Movement Building Canvas. So, when we met a man with eight years experience of helping sports supporters influence the running and ownership of their club, we thought we might have a thing of two to learn from him about putting ‘fans first’ in movements for change. Here’s what he got us thinking about.

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Campaigners – Are you ready for the next level?

Everyone from SSIR, to NCVO says that Campaigning generally needs to be more innovative. So how do we fix this? The first step is to enable honest and real conversations between campaigns leads. We need a safe space to explore common challenges and deepen our practice together in a way that will benefit campaigners, the sector as a whole and the wider impact we all desire. So we have teamed up with CharityComms to create The Campaigns Network – a face to face opportunity for Campaign Peers to meet to discuss important issues at a strategic level across causes.

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Introducing the UK’s First Ever Crowdfunding Academy!

Introducing the UK’s First Ever Crowdfunding Academy!

We’re excited to announce the launch of the UK’s first ever Crowdfunding Academy at Nesta on the 19th September 2016. The Academy is for people and organisations looking to learn about the best ways to use crowdfunding to increase their social impact. It will cover best practice in digital fundraising along with cutting edge movement building techniques, enabling participants to get the most out of this fast-growing area.

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