The Community Centres Network is run by the Centre for Excellence in Community Investment. Members of the community centres network mostly come from housing associations, but some network members are from independent community centres or charity sector partners. If...
HACT has distributed almost £1 million worth of fuel vouchers over the past nine months, by working collaboratively with other housing sector partners.
On Tuesday 25 May 2021 we were joined by David Lammy MP for a webinar to discuss how to be an anti-racist organisation, and what that means for the housing sector.
This is the first edition of the quarterly briefings produced by the Racial Equality Group.
#OperationWifi is a campaign to create the largest open and free to use wireless network that enables people in low-income communities to get online, and is fully supported by the Centre for Excellence in Community Investment. When the first national...
“The Be Kind fund was created to give all residents somewhere to turn when things got tough.” Claire Higgins, Chief Executive of Cross Keys Homes explains their Be Kind fund.
Camille Yerles, Customer Involvement Officer at The Barnet Group, shares what they’ve been up to since Black Lives Matter.
HACT is delighted to announce that Leeds & Yorkshire Housing Association has signed up to the Board Charter for Community Investment. Andrew van Doorn, Chief Executive of HACT, said: “We commend Leeds & Yorkshire Housing Association for showing...
An anthology of stories, statistics and viewpoints that capture how social housing organisations responded to the Covid-19 pandemic across the UK.
Connie Jennings, Head of Health and Wellbeing at whg, explains why their organisation are giving out kindness bags this Christmas and beyond.
With ESG becoming an increasingly important issue within housing associations, the spotlight is falling on the role community investment plays in realising the social element of ESG.
This blog takes a look at the role that United Communities, a local community-based housing association in Bristol, has played in the history of the city’s Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community.
The Centre for Excellence in Community Investment is an initiative from HACT. We partner with organisations across the social housing sector to drive value for residents and communities. We do this through insight-led products and services that encourage innovation and foster collaboration.
If you need help developing a community investment strategy, measuring your social value or demonstrating the business case for community investment, we can help make it happen. Get in touch and let’s start the conversation.