Power to Change has a vision of better places created through community business. The Research Institute seeks to support this vision by commissioning high-quality research, promoting rigorous analysis and stimulating critical scrutiny and debate. In doing so we aim to shape both policy and practice.
Our three core objectives are:
- To measure and monitor our own impact, to inform and improve the effectiveness of our funding and programmes.
- To work with partners to build a robust evidence base for the social and economic impact of community business.
- To share the evidence we collect with wider stakeholders and make the case for greater investment in community business.
Open call for research – deadline February 6
We are currently inviting proposals for research that has tangible benefits for community business sector in England. Find out more here.