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We Are The Change: Community Organising Innovation Fund Launches

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We would like to extend the Community Organising Innovation Fund deadline to Friday 19 September 2014 at 5pm!

We’ve had requests from unions that in light of the busy freshers period and with some unions planning to organise around DSA (if you haven’t heard here’s the good news) for extra time to submit.

We’d like to thank everyone who has already submitted for their applications and to let those unions know that they will be able to resubmit if they would like to use the extra time.
 
NUS’ We Are The Change work seeks to develop the capacity of students and students’ unions to organise around the issues that they care about and to build power and bring about positive change. It also aims to develop knowledge and skill sets among student officers and SU staff in both HE and FE institutions, in order for them to best support community organising on their campuses and in their communities.
 
As part of NUS’ We Are The Change work, we are trialling a scheme for partnerships of student groups and/or students’ unions to bid for funding from NUS to develop their own community organising initiatives.
 
Partnerships of two or more student groups and/ or students’ unions are invited to tender for funding of between £1000 - £4000 to develop and run new and innovative projects to inspire, support and develop community organising on campus and in the wider community.
 
Up to 6 partnerships will be selected and supported by NUS to pilot these schemes, from which other students’ unions will in turn benefit from the resources and best practice developed.
 
 
 
If you want to learn more about community organising then watch our short video:
 

 

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