Libraries and researchers: creating engaging partnerships

July 22, 2019

By Sophie Duncan, Deputy Director, NCCPE

This blog is part of a series designed to support potential applicants to the Engaging Libraries programme .  Engaging Libraries provides funding and support to UK public libraries to run publi...

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Developing organisational cultures to enable kindness

July 10, 2019

by Audrey Sutton, Interim Director of Communities, North Ayrshire Council

In common with other public sector organisations, North Ayrshire Council is working hard to reduce the impact of social inequalities, such as isolation and mental health. We have realised, as we progr...

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Bringing Human Development to the United States

July 9, 2019

by Kristen Lewis, Director, Measure of America of the Social Science Research Council

To coincide with the 10 year anniversary of the publication of the Report by the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, the Carnegie UK Trust is publishing a serie...

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Sharing leadership for success

July 1, 2019

by Majella McCloskey, Centre for Effective Services

Everyone accepts that leadership plays an important role in enabling change and that it’s also an important ingredient for successful collaboration in the public sector.  Through the Carnegie UK Tr...

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Is working co-productively the key to improving local wellbeing outcomes for all?

July 1, 2019

by Dr Louise O’Kane, Community Places

We are delighted to be commencing work with Carnegie UK Trust (CUKT) and the three Community Planning Partnerships from the council areas of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon; Derry City and Stra...

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“Digital Safeguarding is just Safeguarding”

June 27, 2019

By Anna Grant, Senior Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

The #NotWithoutMe programme has been established to challenge digital exclusion for vulnerable young people. Since 2015, the programme has delivered a variety of practice, policy and research w...

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“We decided to do something radical, not just another year tinkering around the edges”

June 27, 2019

by Edel Harris, Chief Executive of Cornerstone

Since 2016, Cornerstone has been developing and implementing an ambitious new strategy – ‘Local Cornerstone’ – which aims to challenge the traditional model of providing social care, and put ...

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The Practice of Kindness

June 25, 2019

by Ben Thurman, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

There is a growing recognition that kindness has an important role to play in our approach to a wide range of challenges. Whether we are talking about people in communities, or service providers and c...

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Valuing towns. People make the difference.

June 20, 2019

by Pippa Coutts, Policy and Development Manager, Carnegie UK Trust

This month Carnegie UK Trust was pleased to join the Community Wealth Fund Alliance , a network of civil society organisations and funders campaigning for the next release of dormant assets to become...

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The Online Harms White Paper: a summary response from the Carnegie UK Trust

June 18, 2019

by Professor Lorna Woods, William Perrin and Maeve Walsh

The Online Harms White Paper published by the UK Government in April is a significant step in attempts to improve the online environment. Given the White Paper’s breadth of scope, the complexity o...

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