Collective Response to Auckland Council Budget 2023-24

Inspiring Communities and other community partners are supporting submissions to the Auckland Council 2023-2024 budget. Council is calling for submissions that offer suggestions that are “credible, affordable, sustainable and implementable” for reducing the deficit. Doing this requires a lot of reading and hard thinking so, rather than do it alone, let’s join up and do it together. We have until the 28th of March!

Be the Change – Funding and Equity Resource

A resource from Dunedin Community Builders

Feedback on the Future for Local Government Resource

There has been a lot of discussion on the future of local government in Aotearoa. Inspiring Communities shares our draft submission to the most recent report

It takes a neighbourhood to find a cat Story

Our ability to operate under conditions of stress has been severely tested of late. The flooding on the North Island, in particular in the Auckland region, has spotlighted the need for us to rely on each other. We have witnessed neighbours and communities coming together to distribute resources and support.

Yes We Can. Fund effectively, Change will happen Webinar

Well-constructed, high trust funding systems have the power to create change and equity.
What does it look like then when we fund effectively, what happens and what results do we get?

Ngā mihi o te Kirihimete me te Tau Hou

What a complex yet wonderful year it has been! This year, Inspiring Communities has hosted or presented at over 70 events, we’ve had close to 3000 people participate in our events, training and mentoring sessions, and our team have participated in 250 meetings and collaborations – all to awhi, grow and deepen Community-led development (CLD) in Aotearoa.

Collective Change Kōrero 3 – a collective pathway Resource

November 15th 2022 was the third time our collective change Kōrero group came together. It was another excellent session, this time focussing on looking forward.