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Be part of the biggest community sector event of the year.

Join inspiring leaders, policy-makers, thinkers, and doers, whose ambitious work transforms our communities.

Tuesday 12 November and Wednesday 13 November 2024 in Manchester.

Early bird bookings end on Tuesday 30 July - book now for 15% off.

Who we are

Locality is the national membership network supporting local community organisations to be strong and successful.

We provide specialist advice, peer-learning, resources and campaigns to help every community thrive, including to take over and run assets for the benefit of local people. We believe that when communities come together, they can transform lives and build a fairer society.

You are fabulous! What a turnaround! Thank you. Your membership is the most valuable we have, and has been for several years.”

CEO, Sandwell Deaf Community Association

What's happening

All you need to know: monthly update with Tony Armstrong July
 
Online event
Members only
12
Jul
2024
All you need to know: monthly update with Tony Armstrong July
Join our interactive monthly drop in to find out everything you need to know for the month ahead and a chance to ask your questions.
10:30 am - 11:30 am
News
02
min
read
How the new government could harness community power
Locality reacts to the new Labour government, and sets out how it could work with community organisations to achieve more.
Published: 09 July 2024
Our Influencing work
Contact your MP
Guidance to help community organisations engage with and influence their MP
Locality Convention
Locality’s annual Convention brings together people who believe in the power of community. Bookings for the biggest community sector event of the year are open now.
What can you do about local authority cuts?
How to set up a local campaign to mitigate council budget cuts, save local buildings and parks by bringing them into community ownership, and reduce the impact of cuts to contracts and grants.
All you need to know: monthly update with Tony Armstrong September
 
Online event
Members only
06
Sep
2024
All you need to know: monthly update with Tony Armstrong September
Join our interactive monthly drop in to find out everything you need to know for the month ahead and a chance to ask your questions.
10:30 am - 11:30 am
90
min
read
Keep it Local for Better Health
How Locality’s long-standing Keep it Local principles for public services can help Integrated Care Systems unlock the power of community.
Published: 14 February 2024
Who we are
Climate action
We're moving to net zero ourselves, and supporting local community organisations to take action. We can help you tackle climate change and reduce your energy usage.
Cost of living crisis support
Get advice, tools and support, and make the case for more support for community organisations
News
05
min
read
‘Going further together’ report launched
New research from Locality explores factors and recommendations for successfully involving VCSE organisations in neighbourhood health ecosystems.
Published: 14 June 2023
News
02
min
read
‘Space to thrive’ report launched
New research from Locality recommends new measures for community spaces supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.
Published: 30 March 2023
How can London’s community organisations take action on climate change?
 
Case study
05
min
read
How can London’s community organisations take action on climate change?
We hear about the amazing environmental sustainability work at Stonegrove Community Trust
Published: 29 June 2022
Straight from the roof to the plate
 
Case study
05
min
read
Straight from the roof to the plate
Find out how Octopus Community Network are simultaneously tackling food poverty and climate change.
Published: 29 June 2022

Become a Locality member today

Be part of the national network of 1,800 local community organisations working to transform lives and create a fairer society.

Our Impact

2,616
2,616
In 2023 we helped 2,616 organisations become stronger and more successful
307,000
307,000
Our 1,800 members supported over 307,000 people each week
£3.9m
£3.9m
We distributed £3.9m in grants to help organisations support their communities
Powering up for a greener, fairer future
Case study

Powering up for a greener, fairer future

Meet Locality member Energise Sussex Coast, who are tackling the climate crisis with community-owned renewable power and energy saving schemes

Our partners

We work with a range of partners who are passionate about empowering communities power and helping them thrive.