What have we heard in the two years of this inquiry? How does civil society need to change in the future? Read our final reports here.
Author: Civil Society Futures
Where have we been? What have we heard? Our findings so far
We have heard from over 1,500 people so far, across England, across different parts of civil society — what have they said?
“I have been both appalled and exhilarated.” 1 year on, our panel reflects
As we launch our work in progress findings from the first year of Civil Society Futures, our panel reflect on the first year of the inquiry. What's frustrated, excited and surprised them the most?
What we’ve learnt from over 60 independent conversations about the future of civil society
We created an open source toolkit and invited communities of interest, place and practice to host discussions on civil society - 64 have so far, in 26 cities and towns, more than 850 people. So what did we hear?
How would you visualise civil society?
What is civil society? It’s so many things we do together and for each other, from churches to charities, fluid online movements like #metoo to established local groups. How do you even make sense of it all?
Trends shaping the future
We know that civil society is changing. But what are the forces driving these changes? Explore our interactive map to see what could shape the future.