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Improving the health and wellbeing of communities

Author:
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
Publisher:
Community Development Foundation
Publication year:
2014
Pagination:
8
Place of publication:
London

This paper is part of the ‘Tailor-made’ series, which aims to demonstrate the valuable contribution that the community sector makes to people’s lives and society as a whole. Specifically, this paper explores the significant role that community groups play in improving the health and wellbeing of communities. Key points include: the community sector is well placed to support wellness, rather than... (Edited publisher abstract)

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Building safer communities

Author:
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
Publisher:
Community Development Foundation
Publication year:
2014
Pagination:
8
Place of publication:
London

This paper is part of the ‘Tailor-made’ series, which aims to demonstrate the valuable contribution that the community sector makes to people’s lives and society as a whole. This paper specifically examines the multiple ways in which community groups make communities safer. Key points include: community groups build safer communities by preventing crime from occurring in the first place... (Edited publisher abstract)

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The value of the community sector

Author:
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
Publisher:
Community Development Foundation
Publication year:
2014
Pagination:
11
Place of publication:
London

This paper is part of the Tailor-made series and provides an overview of the valuable contribution the community sector makes to people’s lives and society as a whole. Community groups are evolve out of community needs, are led by local people and serve the people on their doorsteps. As a result, they provide services and activities that are a perfect fit for their communities. Key points include... (Edited publisher abstract)

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Improving the physical environment

Author:
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
Publisher:
Community Development Foundation
Publication year:
2014
Pagination:
9
Place of publication:
London

This paper is part of the Tailor-made series, which aims to demonstrate the valuable contribution that the community sector makes to people’s lives and society as a whole. This paper specifically examines the multiple ways in which community groups improve the local physical environment and the hugely significant value that this adds to society. Key points include: the community sector does... (Edited publisher abstract)

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Tailor-made: how community groups improve people's lives: papers 1-7

Author:
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
Publisher:
Community Development Foundation
Publication year:
2014
Pagination:
63
Place of publication:
London

This report brings together seven briefing papers which look at how community groups across the UK contribute to the social and economic wellbeing of their communities and how funders can best support them. The papers draw on an extensive literature review and case study examples from the sector. Paper 1 provides an overview of the social and economic value of the sector and highlights some of the common features and characteristics that make it distinct. Paper 2 outlines the methodology of the research and collecting the evidence. Papers 3-6 look at the value community groups can provide in relation to: health and wellbeing, the physical environment, crime, and local economies. The final paper discusses the support, advice and resources that are currently available to the community sector and what is needed in the future to enable the sector to continue to contribute to communities and society as a whole. (Edited publisher abstract)

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