Useful guides, tools, information and knowledge to support our community to increase impact as well as guides on how to use Semble.org.

6 Ways for Community Groups and Individuals to Celebrate Black History Month with Purpose

2020-10-29T16:08:52+00:00

Black History Month is a time when we focus our energy on celebrating the rich histories of Black individuals and communities. The first British Black History Month was held in London in 1987, led by Linda Bellos as a community-led response [...]

6 Ways for Community Groups and Individuals to Celebrate Black History Month with Purpose2020-10-29T16:08:52+00:00

Building a funding strategy: how to economise and budget for success

2020-09-18T08:02:26+00:00

The funding landscape is is changing fast. Here to keep you up to date and give expert advice is Corinna Hartwig - otherwise known as the Funding Dr. In the latest in our series of funding workshops, Corinna takes us through building [...]

Building a funding strategy: how to economise and budget for success2020-09-18T08:02:26+00:00

Communities Week 2020 – Celebrating Community Action

2020-10-01T12:14:57+00:00

To celebrate Communities Week 2020, the organisations behind My Community came together to highlight and amplify the work of the community groups and local businesses that form the backbone and heartbeat of our neighbourhoods. Throughout 2020 we have been blown away [...]

Communities Week 2020 – Celebrating Community Action2020-10-01T12:14:57+00:00

Where to Access Funding: A deep dive into your income stream options

2020-09-01T10:34:45+00:00

As we ease out of lockdown and into a recession, the funding landscape is changing fast. Here to keep you up to date and give expert advice is Corinna Hartwig - otherwise known as the Funding Dr. In the latest in our [...]

Where to Access Funding: A deep dive into your income stream options2020-09-01T10:34:45+00:00

Community Climate Action in the wake of coronavirus – Key learnings from Semble’s LCAW webinar

2020-08-18T12:40:55+00:00

As part of London Climate Action Week, Semble hosted a webinar on Community Climate Action. We were joined by an all star panel of community action leaders and environmentalists including: Community energy expert tackling intersectionality in climate crisis Dr Afsheen Rashid [...]

Community Climate Action in the wake of coronavirus – Key learnings from Semble’s LCAW webinar2020-08-18T12:40:55+00:00

Beyond #BlackoutTuesday: Celebrating community action

2020-06-10T08:20:17+00:00

On Tuesday 2nd June 2020 Semble took part in #BlackoutTuesday, standing in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Following this, the Semble team has begun to discuss how we can do more to help support the fight against racism. This [...]

Beyond #BlackoutTuesday: Celebrating community action2020-06-10T08:20:17+00:00

Beyond #BlackoutTuesday: Resources for individuals wanting to learn about racism and support the fight for racial justice

2020-06-09T11:18:55+00:00

On Tuesday 2nd June 2020 Semble took part in #BlackoutTuesday, standing in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Following this, the Semble team has begun to discuss how we can do more to help support the fight against racism.  For [...]

Beyond #BlackoutTuesday: Resources for individuals wanting to learn about racism and support the fight for racial justice2020-06-09T11:18:55+00:00

Beyond #BlackoutTuesday: Resources for community groups and individuals working for racial justice

2020-06-17T21:26:26+00:00

On Tuesday 2nd June 2020 Semble took part in #BlackoutTuesday, standing in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Following this, the Semble team has begun to discuss how we can do more to help support the fight against racism. This [...]

Beyond #BlackoutTuesday: Resources for community groups and individuals working for racial justice2020-06-17T21:26:26+00:00

Loneliness Toolkit: Marmalade Trust and the Great Get Together

2020-06-11T14:52:22+00:00

The Great Get Together: Together is Connection, Compassion, Community. Click the button below to see the Loneliness Toolkit, a brief guide to loneliness and tips on connecting, co-produced by Marmalade Trust and The Great Get Together, covering: What is Loneliness? [...]

Loneliness Toolkit: Marmalade Trust and the Great Get Together2020-06-11T14:52:22+00:00

FREE online training for women: getting into politics, community organising and leadership

2020-06-01T10:35:58+00:00

Women need to be at the decision making tables, both in government and within our communities. Semble is proud to support #EqualPower, a campaign to get more women in all their diversity into politics. This summer, they're running a programme of FREE [...]

FREE online training for women: getting into politics, community organising and leadership2020-06-01T10:35:58+00:00

9 ways to thrive – Food Centred Community Action

2020-05-11T11:56:23+00:00

Grassroots leaders from across the country zoomed together to discuss food action at our latest workshop. Supported by a brilliant bunch of key speakers, our discussions ranged from the immediate challenges faced by vulnerable communities to the long-term culture shift required [...]

9 ways to thrive – Food Centred Community Action2020-05-11T11:56:23+00:00

Key learnings from Semble’s Covid-19 advice sharing workshop

2020-03-30T15:26:18+00:00

From the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic communities have come together to look out for the most isolated and vulnerable. To support the community leaders and compassionate neighbours in our network Semble held an advice sharing workshop on Wednesday 25 March. [...]

Key learnings from Semble’s Covid-19 advice sharing workshop2020-03-30T15:26:18+00:00

Funding available to community projects responding to coronavirus

2020-09-18T08:58:02+00:00

The Semble team has been blown away by the community action taking place in response to COVID-19. We have heard countless stories of communities organising and working to help keep each other safe and look after vulnerable people being most affected. [...]

Funding available to community projects responding to coronavirus2020-09-18T08:58:02+00:00

6 lessons learnt from women creating community change

2021-03-03T15:27:28+00:00

At Semble we believe that communities hold the solutions and that by giving them the tools to grow and sharing their knowledge and experience we can support community action to thrive. In honour of International Women’s Day, we’ve crowdsourced some nuggets [...]

6 lessons learnt from women creating community change2021-03-03T15:27:28+00:00

What’s Life like for Community Groups in 2019?

2019-10-14T14:30:34+00:00

Groundwork UK has been exploring the landscape for community groups in 2019. Up and down the UK, people are getting together and making things happen in their communities. From community gardens to youth clubs, Friends of Parks groups to local sports [...]

What’s Life like for Community Groups in 2019?2019-10-14T14:30:34+00:00

CLOSED – National Lottery Climate Action Fund

2020-08-06T15:21:21+00:00

The National Lottery Community Fund has launched a new £100 million Climate Action Fund that will enable people and communities to take the lead in tackling the climate emergency. Any group with the ability to deliver to high impact community-led climate [...]

CLOSED – National Lottery Climate Action Fund2020-08-06T15:21:21+00:00

CLOSED – Regent’s Place Community Fund 2019 is now open!

2020-11-03T18:29:02+00:00

We are very excited to announce that the fourth Regent's Place Community Fund is now open for applications! The Fund is a unique initiative led by a number of businesses based at Regent’s Place in south Camden, London. Businesses contribute funding [...]

CLOSED – Regent’s Place Community Fund 2019 is now open!2020-11-03T18:29:02+00:00

Four top tips on Growing a Movement from Extinction Rebellion

2019-08-12T14:15:30+00:00

How do you grow a movement? Do you need grassroots passion, inspiring leaders or a really good Twitter account? We asked movement of the moment, Extinction Rebellion (XR). In between organising global revolution, XR spokeswoman Jayne Forbes sat down to give [...]

Four top tips on Growing a Movement from Extinction Rebellion2019-08-12T14:15:30+00:00