#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...
As of October 2020, we are into Phase 2 of this project. The figures in this second phase are have been expanded and are designed to capture the range of ways that housing associations support their residents. The purpose of these measures is to record...
An anthology of stories, statistics and viewpoints that capture how social housing organisations responded to the Covid-19 pandemic across the UK.
PlaceShapers asked HACT to support it in identifying and assessing the experiences and trends in members’ responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. This report outlines those findings and makes recommendations.
Tracey Ellis, Policy and Practice Officer at NIFHA, discusses how its members have been responding to the crisis as well as how to build on and sustain that community resilience.
Janette Vizard, who is a Grants and Social Value Officer at Bromford Housing, discusses the financial impact of Covid-19 on small charities and considerations around reopening community centres.
This series of briefings address significant issues that are emerging in the UK as a result of Covid-19 that impact on the work of community investment. In each one, we have brought together available evidence to help you think about and plan future...
Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, Jules Tompkins, Investment Manager at CIP, discusses how Covid-19 has rewritten the rules and the risks.
Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, Sian Coulton, Community Engagement Manager at Community Gateway, discusses how they’ve been responding to the crisis, particularly around food distribution.
Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, Gavin Cansfield, Chief Executive, at settle, discusses how their social purpose has been brought into focus by the crisis.
HACT is delighted to announce that Preston-based housing association, Community Gateway, has signed up to the Board Charter for Community Investment.
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.