Tender Brief: Organisational Development Commission

The Big Local Impact Big Local Partnership wish to commission a series of activities to support them to develop the organisational systems and process to respond to their growth. The partnership wishes to formalise and strengthen its internal processes and systems and understand capacity and resource needs to support current activity.  This commission is organised […]

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Big Local Impact Case Study: Black Swan

Big Local Impact is supporting Black Swan, a virtual ‘Wellness to Work Initiative’ for Lambeth residents. Black Swan aims to combat the barriers faced by black people living with long-term conditions, barriers to employment and structural racism. The pandemic has highlighted the inequality in livelihood, status and health for the black community. Andrea Wright explains […]

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Kwazi Cort

Jedidah Onchere, Community Development Coordinator for Big Local Impact, writes: He breezed in like a whirlwind and made me the happiest community development worker of the day. The last time I saw him, he was aiming for the sky but according to him, he did not know how to relate to the wider society. I […]

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Restorative practice

I turned up on time to the restorative practice event at Coin Street Conference Centre and it was already packed to the brim. As usual, we got introductory speeches to set the scene but what was different about this event was that it was organised for practitioners and the community. There was not a shortage […]

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Call for core funding comeback

If you run a grassroots organisation and have been around for a decade or so, you would be experiencing the fallout of the changing strategies of funders. The landscape is unrecognisable from ten years ago. Funders, donors and stakeholders have overhauled the way grants are awarded, almost eliminating core funding under the guise of misuse […]

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