A new report released by Locality, Navigating the Storm, shows how community organisations kept going through a hugely challenging time. It finds that organisations adapted, innovated and thrived, by:
Finding new, more efficient, ways to deliver services
Investing in their buildings during lockdowns to make them more efficient in the long-term
Providing completely new types of services in response to community needs.
The report, which is based on interviews and surveys from over 120 community organisations, funders and experts, explains how the determination and expertise of community leaders, combined with the substantial emergency support and flexibility of funding bodies and policy-makers, helped organisations make these changes.
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