Our members and partners

Our council members

Our local authority members are some of the most innovative and forward thinking in the UK. Our network spreads across the country, covers a range of tiers of local government and draws participation from senior councillors and officers.

Our partners

Drawn from both the non-profit and corporate sectors, our partners share a vision for change in local government and work alongside us and our council members.

Bridges Outcomes Partnerships is a not-for-profit social enterprise. It works with Government, community groups and specialist partners to design and deliver vital services that support people to improve their lives, in areas ranging from housing and employment to education and wellbeing.

Read about how their work is changing lives in Kirkless.

As a leading UK law firm we work in partnership with big business, funders and SMEs, and provide top tier advice to support the health, education and broader Government sectors.

CitizenLab’s mission is to build stronger democracies by making public decision-making more inclusive, participatory, and responsive.

We deliver transformation that matters to organisations, to public services and to society.

Jacobs Engineering Group is an international technical professional services firm. The company provides technical, professional and construction services, as well as scientific and specialty consulting for a broad range of clients including companies, organisations, and government agencies.

Lankelly Chase’s mission is to get to a place where people want to, know how to and are free to create systems that are effective in responding to the interlocking nature of severe disadvantages such as homelessness, drug misuse, violence and abuse and mental ill health.

Local Partnerships is a joint venture between the Local Government Association, HM Treasury and the Welsh Government. They facilitate change by working impartially to help councils and combined authorities achieve and maintain financial resilience.

People Powered Results is a Nesta Social Enterprise. Nesta PPR work with organisations and public systems across the UK to release the power of people closest to issues to adapt and take action in an increasingly complex world.

Drawing on a range of systems and social change methods, Nesta PPR partner with places to build public systems that are fit for the future, and embed capability for innovation. They take on some of today’s biggest challenges and face the future with curiosity and confidence. Nesta PPR collaborators, architects of changes and developers of everyday innovation.


Power to Change works with community businesses to revive local assets, protect the services people rely on, and address local needs. Its vision is to create better places through community business. This means providing money, advice and support to help local people come together to take control.

Social Finance is a not-for-profit organisation that partners with governments, service providers, the voluntary sector and the financial community to find better ways of tackling social problems in the UK and globally.