07 November 2017

A new five-year programme from Co-operatives UK and Power to Change will look at ways to build better communities and reduce inequality. The community development programme will mean £8m is channelled into seven areas across England, including Plymouth (Devonport and Stonehouse) with the Real Ideas Organisation (RIO) and Millfields Trust

The focus of the programme is to work with community-based organisations in the areas – providing grants, support and practical tools to encourage new community businesses to start-up.

The aim of the programme is to reduce inequality at a local level and build more cohesive communities.

Read more at: https://www.thenews.coop/123654/sector/8m-community-development-programme-launched-grow-co-ops/

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