CDF funded project featured in the Evening Standard
This week, a project funded by CDF’s Crime Innovation Fund was featured in the paper.
New research shows community projects successful in tackling crime and anti-social behaviour
Projects funded by the Community action against crime: Innovation fund were successful in reducing crime and anti-social behvaiour.
CDF announced as a neighbourhood planning support partner
The Government’s new neighbourhood planning support programme is to be delivered by a consortium led by Locality, of which CDF is a partner.
Community Investment Coalition urges government to take more radical action on banking reform
The Community Invetment Coalition agrees with the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards that the Banking Reform Bill needs time to be fully debated in Parliament, but says that the Government needs to take more radical action to create a fairer, more stable, banking sector.
Community Investment Coalition welcomes OFT action on payday lenders but calls for more action to encourage responsible lending
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has given payday lenders 12 weeks to change their behaviour. The Community Investment Coalition welcomes this move, but says that payday lending sector needs to be more tightly regulated.
CDF resources now in British Library collection
The British Library has chosen to feature CDF’s policy and research publications in their new Social Welfare Portal.
CDF backs Climate Week, 4 – 10 March 2013
The UK’s leading climate campaign gets under way next week and CDF is right behind it!
Growth and infrastructure bill a missed opportunity
Jennifer Tankard of CDF and the Community Investment Coalition examines the likely impact of this forthcoming piece of legislation.
Community Investment Coalition: we need action to tackle £6billion gap in mainstream finance
The Community Investment Coalition responds to CDFA’s new report, which has valued the unmet demand for affordable finance at £6billion.
Community Investment Coalition calls for more transparency and competition in the financial sector
The Community Investment Coalition has written to MPs ahead of the debate on the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill, highlighting the need for more transparency and competition amongst financial service providers.
Community Investment Coalition calls on govt to consider access to fair finance as part of growth proposals
Read the Coalition’s submission to the Growth and Infrastructure Bill.
CDF and Women Like Us awarded funding from Haringey Council’s One Borough One Future Fund
In partnership with Women Like Us, CDF has been awarded up to £20,000 for a feasibility study from Haringey Council.
Royal seal of approval for London community group involved in Community First
PemPeople, a panel partner for Community First, was honoured with a visit from HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall this morning.
Event: Tackling Britain’s high cost credit problem
Bookings are now being taken for a one day conference to examine the key issues and developments in the struggle for affordable credit.
Local Trust announces next 50 areas to be part of Big Local
The selected areas are to receive £1million over at least 10 years to address needs that residents identify.
Our new resource: Working with Communities
Working with Communities is a new resource providing help and signposting for your community organisation.
Are our high streets being lost to payday lenders and betting shops?
Jennifer Tankard blogs on why the lack of fair access to credit is bad for the high street and the local economies they support.
Report: Outcomes of the Active at 60 Community Agent Programme
CDF’s new report finds local volunteers are key to reducing social isolation of older people.
How can we tackle the community financial crisis?
Jennifer Tankard at the CfRC annual conference on getting fair access to finance for our communities.
Read about the Community Investment Coalition’s campaign for fair finance
CDF’s Jennifer Tankard writes about the challenges and the possible solutions.
New Community First logo and briefing packs out now!
Community First groups can now download the new CF logo and updated briefing packs.