Yearly Archives: 2014

Financial exclusion of private tenants persists and needs addressing

New framework highlights best practice action for local organisations to adopt Despite an overall fall in the number of financially excluded adults in the UK since the early 2000s, initiatives to tackle financial exclusion have largely focussed on social tenants, leaving private tenants overlooked. Now, eight per cent of private tenants (an estimated 650,000 people) […]

Nationwide Foundation funding to lead to more affordable housing in Wales

The Nationwide Foundation is giving new funding of £40,000 to the Wales Co-operative Centre, which will use it to significantly increase the number of housing co-operatives providing affordable homes across Wales. This funding will be used to support 26 co-operative groups as they become established over the next two years. Co-operative housing is community-led, whereby […]

The Nationwide Foundation wins Charity Awards

The Nationwide Foundation is over the moon to have been awarded winner of the Grant-making and Funding category of The Charity Awards 2014. This prestigious award event identifies and rewards those organisations doing exceptional work though charitable activity. This is the second award the Nationwide Foundation has won recently, having received the Business Charity Awards’ […]