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Crowdfunding Academy

The Social Change Agency in conjunction with Hubbub has launched the UK’s first ever Crowdfunding Academy.
The Academy is for people and organisations looking to learn about the best ways to use crowdfunding to increase their social impact. It will covers best practice in digital fundraising along with cutting edge movement building techniques, enabling participants to get the most out of crowdfunding. See thecrowdfundingacademy.org

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NUS

We delivered campaigns training for non-campaigners as part of the NUS Trustee Conference. The workshop was designed to get trustees thinking about where governance and campaigning overlapped and how to govern effectively around campaigns in a way that supports and not hinders campaigns.

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NCS Trust

We designed the alumni programme for the National Citizens Service Trust. Bringing together best practice from across the university alumni sector, youth volunteering, leadership programmes, social innovation, data analysis and behavioural gamification, with insight from NSC graduates themselves- we helped NCS Trust to create a movement around youth volunteering in the UK.

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Macmillan Cancer Support

We worked with the campaigns and media teams at Macmillan to identify potential campaigning opportunities and emerging trends within Macmillan’s research base. Identifying three new areas for campaigning we developed a framework to be used for integrated social or policy change campaigns.

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The Lankelly Chase Foundation

Working with The LankellyChase Foundation and the Experimentalists we ran a subsidised immersive training day, The Village of 100, for organisations and campaigners seeking to understand and use systems thinking for social change in a time of complexity.

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The People’s Accellerator

We helped design and support the The People’s Accelerator. A social justice acceleration programme. We designed the programme to help social enterprises to scale using a mixture of movement building, crowdfunding and traditional methods, culminated with a live crowdfunding festival – raising over £70, 000 in support for 6 social justice ventures.

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Young Foundation

We supported The Young Foundation to increase their movement building work across the organisation. Starting with a feasibility study, we developed a strategy to bring tech, community organising, venturing and social innovation together to create movements to address inequality.

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One25

Using workshops, coaching and analysis, we supported One25 to develop a systemIc approach to supporting women who are trapped in, or vulnerable to street sex work to break free.

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Generation Rent

We supported Generation Rent to develop their national day of action conference to mobilise, engage and inspire thousands of housing campaign activists, unions and organisations to take action around the housing crisis and went on to support their crowdfunding campaign, helping them to raise of £17,000.

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Metropolitan Foundation

We developed a theory of change for the Metropolitan Foundation and redesigned their grant giving programme to match it. Starting by looking at what interventions would help migrants at the point of housing need, we used research and insight to redesign along systemic principles.

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Jubilee Sailing Trust

We developed a theory of change for the Metropolitan Foundation and redesigned their grant giving programme to match it. Starting by looking at what interventions would help migrants at the point of housing need, we used research and insight to redesign along systemic principles.

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City Philanthropy

We supported City Philanthropy to develop a new strategy around their grant giving process. Starting with the change they wanted to see in the world, we helped them to develop a systemic approach to encouraging a new generation of City philanthropists and promoting London as a global centre for philanthropy.

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Social Enterprise Conference

We ran a half day introductory workshop on how to crowdfund for social causes for charities and entrepreneurs alike. Since attending, 3 organisations have run their own crowdfunding campaign, raising over £20,000 between them.

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Wayra

We designed and curated a high-level social enterprise acceleration programme for Wayra UnLtd, which included building an eco-system of support from social investors for new markets and social impact, an alumni programme to strengthen and deepen Wayra UnLtd impact in the world and one to one tailored coaching support.

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Hubub

hubbub.net is a global crowdfunding movement for the education sector. We provided hubbub with integrated support, both advising them around movement building across the University Sector, and supporting them to tell their story around social change.

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Generation Change

We conducted a membership review to help strengthen Generation Change’s collective impact model. Using strong movement building and systems change methodology, we developed their understanding of how backbone organisations can contribute to collective social impact in the Youth Social Action Sector.

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Big Venture Challenge

We worked with the Big Venture Challenge to provide networking and movement building support to their cohorts of entrepreneurs. We conducted network analysis, pipeline development, individual coaching, and created tailored events to bring together social investors and entrepreneurs.

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National Housing Federation

We developed the campaign strategy and stakeholder management for the Yes to Homes Campaign. Based on systems change principles, the campaign was designed to build local campaign networks to call for new homes.

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House Party

In conjunction with HACT, we created and ran the fringe pop-up to the CIH annual conference in 2014 and 2015. For the first time we brought together the widest possible collaborators of grass roots housing and social changemakers to explore and solve some of the most pressing needs in UK housing. See www.houseparty.org.uk for more info.

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Social Investment Team

We ran a bespoke session with the Social Investment Team at Cabinet Office to help them work with values and systemic principles to drive change.

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Popse

In 2011 we ran POPse! the first pop-up think tank in a disused sandwich shop, looking at social enterprise in the UK.

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Lingoing

We support Lingoing to develop a systemic approach to scaling their business using social growth hacking, strategy and comms. Helping them to remove the barriers to language isolation and poverty in order for individuals, families and communities to feel visible, valued, connected and heard.

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38Degrees

We supported 38 Degrees to build a third sector community of interest around the policy implications of their NHS Campaign.

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Impact Hub Kings Cross

We designed the mentoring and coaching programme for social entrepreneurs in the Impact Hub Kings Cross.

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Northumbria University S.U.

We delivered bespoke campaign training for Northumbria Student Union, helping them to deliver winning campaigns for their student body.

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The Clore Social Leadership Programme

We delivered a workshop around transition and change for a group of social leaders as part of their leadership programme.

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Foodcycle

We helped Foodcycle develop their mission, vision and ambition along systemic principles..

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Coca-cola Hellenic and Goodbrand

We helped with their corporate strategy, running workshops to facilitate conversation and insights into community building.

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School of Social Entrepreneurs

We designed and ran a series of workshops to help provide insight into new forms of training for social entrepreneurs.