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Our partners

Locality works with many outstanding VCSE organisations. The following are our key partners within the sector.


ACEVO is the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations and is the leading voice for chief executives in the third sector. ACEVO is currently working with us on the Community Rights programme.

The Company of Community Organisers

The Company of Community Organisers is the legacy body for the Community Organisers and has strong links with Locality, as the organisation which began the Community Organisers programme.

Co-operatives UK

Co-operatives UK is the national trade body that campaigns for co-operation and works to promote, develop and unite co-operative enterprises. Co-operatives UK and Locality work together on a wide range of projects; one of our key ventures is the Community Shares project.

Eden Project

The Eden Project is a visitor attraction in Cornwall and also a charity and social enterprise. Locality and the Eden Project work together on our neighbourhood planning programme.

Good Finance


Good Finance helps charities and social enterprises navigate social investment.

Key Fund

The Key Fund provides investment to social enterprises working in the North and North Midlands. Locality and the Key Fund have worked together on many programmes, including the Community Shares project.

Meanwhile Space

Meanwhile Space is a community interest company working to activate empty spaces while they wait to fulfill their longer term purpose. Meanwhile Space has strong links with Locality as it began life as a Locality (as the DTA) run project.

The Plunkett Foundation

The Plunkett Foundation promotes and supports co-operatives and social enterprises in rural communities worldwide. Locality and Plunkett regularly work together, including as delivery partners on the Community Rights programme and Power to Change.

Social Investment Business

The Social Investment Business (SIB) is one of the UK’s largest social investors and makes and manages investments in civil society organisations. SIB and Locality work together in partnership on the Community Rights programme.