Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
101008 Presentation
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

101008 Presentation

367

Published on

uwha community investment team meeting

uwha community investment team meeting

Published in: Education, Business
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
367
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Community Investment Team Steve Cranston, Cath Lee, Michelle Smith and Amanda Symonds
  • 2. Format
    • What is community investment?
    • What is happening now?
    • The future?
    • Discussion
  • 3. Principles
    • More than Bricks and Mortar
    • Squeeze as much value from existing and new work
    • Work to priority needs of our key partners
  • 4. So What Is Community Investment?
    • Getting people into work
    • Raising skills levels
    • Engagement with young people
    • Income maximization
    • Reduced bills/carbon
    • Community facilities
    • Better physical environment
    • Promoting enterprise
  • 5. Why important ?
    • Scale of challenge
    • Long term
    • Housing + needed to break cycles
    • Says who…..
    • Research on what works
    • Our partners
    • Welsh Assembly Government
  • 6. Whats Occuring?
  • 7. Training and Employment Action …. and words…. Done ! By developing relationships with Local Authorities & Funded Employment Agencies such as JobMatch and training providers. This has meant an immediate start with over 25 trainees on site within 3 projects since I started my post in April 2008. Social Inclusion Clauses been developed to further increase the opportunities to our targeted recruitment and training project .
  • 8. Social Inclusion Clauses Social Inclusions Clauses seek to develop tangible skills that will make the trainees attractive to our supply chain, these include: Carpentry Bricklaying Plastering General Construction We also fund tools, equipment and training to the wider programme through United Welsh and Job Match
  • 9. Current Projects
    • Planned Maintenance
    • Day to day Repair Services
    • New Build Sites
    • Case study detailed in HouseMark
  • 10. Future Projects
        • Construction Youth Trust
        • Rassau – Community Construction Skills
        • Penrhos Extra Care
        • Church Street - Regeneration
  • 11. Other Activities
    • Construction Skills for the team
  • 12. School Projects
    • Art projects
    • Ivor Goodsite
    • Site visits/landscaping
    • Free Fruit
  • 13. Credit Union partnership
    • Pilot project involving 2 schools
    • ‘ Young Savers’ scheme
    • Linked to one of United Welsh’s key priorities for the future –
    • Financial Inclusion
  • 14. Regeneration
    • Church Street , Ebbw Vale
    • Identified as a priority regeneration area
    • Local perception is that nothing is happening
    • Our catalyst role - to bring stakeholders together to create momentum and drive work forward
  • 15. Regeneration
    • Marine Street
    • Cwm
    Similar area which has been identified as a priority
  • 16. Regeneration in Bargoed
  • 17. Regeneration in Bargoed
    • New Health Centre
  • 18. Future Priorities
    • Jobs and Training
    • Regeneration
    • Financial Inclusion
  • 19. Jobs and Training
    • Build on current work
    • More opportunities for UWHA tenants
    • Options to scale up through Integrate
    • Explore social enterprise opportunities
  • 20. Regeneration
    • Play an active and creative role in regeneration programmes
    • Help identify local needs and win investment for community facilities
  • 21. Financial Inclusion
    • Credit Crunch – massive fuel and food price rises
    • Education - Understanding the basics of money management - Schools
    • Advice – Signposting, Early intervention and Support
    • Access to financial products & services - Basic Bank Accounts, Bank and Building Society Accounts and Credit Union Accounts
  • 22.
    • Achieve more impact by doing as much as possible through
  • 23. Communication Challenges
    • Sharing information - Inviting suggestions - Partnership opportunities
    • What’s going well – and what is not
    • Options
    • Face to face sessions
    • Newsletters
    • Focus groups/citizen panels
    • Intranet – to www.investuwha.blogspot.com
  • 24. Thankyou
    • Questions… Comments… Suggestions

×