Tools for Regeneration: Practical Advice for Faith Communities.
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The second edition of FbRN’s popular Toolkit contains updated and expanded sections on:
- The context of faith involvement in regeneration
- Setting up and managing a community organisation
- Community development and capacity building in faith based organisations
- Evaluation and performance measurement
- Fundraising and resource mobilisation
- Working in partnership
And new sections on:
- Staffing and employment; a step by step guide to employing a worker in a faith based organisation
- Social enterprise; from basics to marketing and impact
Sections are clearly set out so it is easy to find what you need. Packed with information and practical ‘how to do it’ advice, it is a valuable aid to those just starting out as well as those who are longer established. Practitioners from other sectors who are seeking to work in partnership with faith communities will also find much that is useful.
FbRN is grateful to Royal Bank of Scotland/NatWest Community Development Banking for support in publishing this edition.
About the authors
Rumman Ahmed was the Community Relations Adviser to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. He was the chief project adviser to the £10 million Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre project in North Kensington. He was a member of a number of government advisory groups on faith and race and is a board member of the London Development Agency.
Doreen Finneron is the Executive Director of the Faith Based Regeneration Network. She worked in faith based regeneration at a community level in Manchester for fourteen years. She was the National Development Officer for the Church Urban Fund and has a PhD in Community Development.
Steve Miller has been a freelance social entrepreneur and community consultant for over 30 years. He is Chair of the Kings Cross Homelessness Project and Restore Community Projects which he helped to found. Consultant to London Civic Forum on community engagement and faith led initiatives and currently Chair of the Make Poverty History Jewish Coalition and Board member of the Jubilee Debt Campaign.
Harmander Singh is a Strategy Officer in local government. He is active in his local Sikh community in the UK as well as at national level through ‘Sikhs in England’. He is a member of a number of government advisory groups on faith, is a lay magistrate and an adviser to a number of police forces.