Andy Haldane highlights Community Wealth Fund in Community Power Lecture

06 July 2021

On 6 July, Andy Haldane, the former chief economist at the Bank of England and incoming Director of the Royal Society of Arts, gave…


Peers call for a Community Wealth Fund at Dormant Assets Bill debate

03 June 2021

The Dormant Assets Bill was in the House of Lords last week for its Second Reading. The campaign was following the proceedings…


Baroness Lister calls for a Community Wealth Fund in House of Lords

26 May 2021

In the second reading of the Dormant Assets Bill in the House of Lords, Baroness Lister of Burtersett outlined her support for…


Budget checklist for charities: What has the sector lobbied the chancellor for?

29 April 2021

Ahead of the 2021 Budget, the Community Wealth Fund Alliance is calling on the Chancellor to adopt the Community Wealth Fund, Kirtsy…


Council calls for dormant assets to be invested in ‘left behind’ neighbourhoods

02 April 2021

Wigan Council joins a growing group of local authorities across the country supporting the Community Wealth Fund,  writes Joseph Timan in Manchester…


Fighting to ‘level up’ Sandwell’s struggling neighbourhoods

13 March 2021

Sandwell  Metropolitan Borough Council  has joined other councils across England to support long-term, targeted investment in ‘left  behind’ neighbourhoods, reports Peter John…


A new response is needed for transformational change in ‘left behind’ communities

20 October 2020

Sophie Page, Community Wealth Fund Alliance Campaign Manager, responds to Danny Kruger MP’s proposal for a Levelling Up Communities Fund and outlines…


Anne Fry: Why the time is now for the Community Wealth Fund

01 October 2020

Anne Fry from VONNE (Voluntary Organisations’ Network North East) sets out the case for a Community Wealth Fund, and urges charities to…


10 Councils join call for a Community Wealth Fund

10 September 2020

10 councils have become the first in England to add their support to the call for the Community Wealth Fund, a new independent endowment to invest in the most ‘left behind’ neighbourhoods in…


Dream team

08 September 2020

Councillor Paul  Stewart outlines Sunderland City Council’s support for the Community Wealth Fund, arguing that community-led, long-term investment would transform the relationship…