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We are the umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector in Southwark. We support charities, community groups and individuals through capacity building, networks and training.

Local Access Partnership

Southwark is one of five places selected to benefit from Local Access investment, a blend of different types of finance aimed at tackling inequality by boosting the social economy. Renaisi coordinates The Local Access Partnership through a newly created role; the Southwark Social Economy Coordinator.

The Southwark Local Access Partnership (LAP) is a newly formed partnership between local and national organisations based in the borough. It will support charities and social enterprises in Southwark to tackle local issues using a mix of support, grant funding and repayable investment from Access.

Each of the five places receiving investment has developed a vision for the growth of the social economy. The vision of the Southwark LAP is a collaborative, sustainable and diverse social economy, which delivers positive social impact and a better future for all Southwark’s residents.