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Michael from Winchester

“Learn to listen – learn to collaborate”

The Blagrave Trust funds around 50 youth organisations in the South East of England. We recently brought them and young people together at the Blagrave Trust’s annual partners event. We discussed the future for young people in order to contribute to the Civil Society Futures Inquiry. Quotes below are from people attending the event. What …

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The Corra Foundation - Reflecting and looking forward

“We come out of change and challenge…” – Corra Foundation event

…Those words from Julia Unwin powerfully capture the spirit of the Change Convention, hosted by Corra Foundation on 9 October in Edinburgh. The day brought together around 300 people, mainly from the voluntary sector, and offered a platform for conversations about how we can create positive change in times of uncertainty. Illustrator Amber Anderson spent …

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Event feedback: Funders workshop

Who? The Directors and other senior staff of the charitable trusts and foundations funding Civil Society Futures (Baring Foundation, Barrow Cadbury Trust, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, City Bridge Trust, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Lloyds Bank Foundation) What? To consider the future role of charitable trusts and foundations. Where? Barrow Cadbury Trust When? June 9th …

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Building a user-generated museum: a conversation with Alistair Hudson

Can the museum be reimagined as a place that actually works for its constituents, rather than for the art market? Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima) director Alistair Hudson seeks to create a ‘useful museum’ that is the true manifestation of its community. What brought you to the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima)? I’ve …

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Finding a home: a conversation about community, live-art and Birmingham

We talk to the founders of Home for Waifs and Strays, a Birmingham initiative that seeks to foster a community and home for live-artists in the city.  How did Home for Waifs and Strays begin? Kate Spence: In a nutshell, Aleks rang me one night. Aleks Wojtulewicz: At 2 in the morning – like all the best …

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