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Podnosh Impact Assessment App

Capture how you help people and turn their stories into data.

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In many forms of social media, including principals and culture, plus specific skills to solve the problems you need to solve.

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Open Data

We teach you practical ways to use open data and data skills to help with funding, report on needs and demonstrate value.

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Safer Communities

Working with communities and partners to improve perceptions of safety across neighbourhoods.

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Social Media Surgeries

Boost digital skills and network public servants with each other, active citizens and communities.

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Consultation to Conversation

Moving old methods of consultation to a more inclusive, conversational approach.

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Latest News

What is the loop of generosity?

I often use the phrase ‘loop of generosity’ to describe the good stuff I see happen in communities.  It sits at the root of the most enjoyable work we get to do. But what is it? I think it is elegantly described by Terry Pratchett in A Hat Full of… Read more

Notes from the #Locality17 session on: Community Health and Wellbeing – what works

These are just notes from a session at the Locality Convention 2017. Meena Bharadwa introduced the session and explained that locality has a place to link real community groups into the academic research on this subject and translate between the two. She briefly reminded us that Community Wellbeing is Complex.… Read more

Hurricane Sandy and the Trump Tornado  #locality17

  She calls it “The Donald Disaster”.    Melissa Asse of University Settlement in New York  (a community organisation/housing for 350000 New Yorkers) has just finished speaking to the Locality Convention in Manchester.  During Hurricane (Superstorm) Sandy Melissa recognised that, although they were poorly prepared, some of the best first… Read more

Social Prescribing

We work with hundreds of voluntary organisations whose efforts help people feel better. It comes in many forms, whether that is improving fitness, finding purpose, finding friendships –  they routinely record the difference through our tools, including the Impact Assessment App. I just been learning a little more about social… Read more

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 – Kate Cooper, New Optimists Forum

“Educating everyone from my Director to officers in the team…  Podnosh helped us  know what social media was and create conversations with people.”

– Richard Brown, Birmingham City Council

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Kate Reynolds , Group Head of PR and Communications at Sanctuary Group