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Guide

Making money work harder
19 Nov 2018
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This practice guide shares the funding tools that Nesta has used to support innovation, and offers practical advice on how to make money work harder using a range of financial approaches.

Report

15 Nov 2018
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At a time when all jobs, whether in a coffee shop or a bank, can seemingly be described as creative, you’d be forgiven for thinking the word had lost all meaning in the labour market. However, this first piece of research from the Creative Industries...

Report

1 Oct 2018
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Historic buildings form an important part of how people perceive and value their local area. This is recognised in the planning regime, where they receive protection through the designation of listed building and conservation area status. Some public-sector funding exists in the form of grants...

Guide

A guide from Nesta’s Inclusive Innovation team
30 Aug 2018
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This guide draws on the observations and learnings of Nesta's Inclusive Innovation team, exploring why public involvement is essential and sharing seven key principles that could form the basis of a new model of public engagement in decision-making about research, technology and innovation.

Blog post

Exploring the benefits and challenges in matched crowdfunding
6 Aug 2018
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In 2016 Nesta launched the Arts and Heritage Matched Crowdfunding Pilot, to explore the potential of mixing crowdfunding donations with grant funding. The pilot saw arts and heritage initiatives raising money for a diverse range of projects; from plays and art exhibitions, to launching new...