EarthCool- Local Community Action Hub

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EarthCool- Local Community Action Hub

EarthCool- Local Community Action Hub

Bespoke Cycle CIC By Bespoke Cycle CIC

To create a permanent & accessible multi-activity creativity & conservation local hub; where local community collaborate on creativity-centred & climate positive initiatives. Transformational thinking

Greater London Idea stage

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To create a space that makes a positive difference across 4 main fronts- 1. Local cohesion and community participatory activity 2. Accessible artistic, creativity & leisure outlets 3. Positive conservation & carbon positive local activities for communities to feel personally empowered about climate change. 4. Problem solving & educational sustainability & renewable outlets We are reaching out and forming partnerships across each of these fronts to ensure that the level of delivery is as expertly high as we would like & that outcomes are equally high. In addition to the conservation, artistic and community practices that will each yield intrinsic value; we also want to impact positively more holistic psychological capacities to both provide outlets for solution finding; and protect from any mental duress of climate change by creating an outlet to share concerns and be united in a common goal on a regular social basis. To create a presence that provides this support on a daily basis.

What we'll deliver:

  • Provision of regular & accessible artistic, creativity & leisure outlets
  • Provision of positive conservation & carbon positive local ecological activities for all demographic groups
  • Provision of group-centric activities across all domains to nurture local relationships and social well being
  • Provision of group-centric sustainability & renewable energy activities

Why it's a great idea:

The project will act as an accelerator for local collaboration, not just amongst local community, but also in bringing together in a very practical way, leading national organisations in each of the 4 provisions. Where linkages are sometimes lost, this project will take a firm grasp of the different groups and harness them to ensure vibrancy and utility of outcomes for all. In providing this very practical convener and incubator type role; and as a very locally situated and immediately identifiable constant presence we believe we will create an invaluable bridge to local proactivity and empowerment. We want to also consistently challenge the status quo and historically accepted ways of thinking. In nurturing creativity via a myriad of activities both directly artistic and non, we believe we will foster a uniquely fit-for-purpose basis for delivering this innovation and beyond. Fostering system change mindsets and norm challenging will be central to all our activity and our value.

Steps to get it done:

  • Finalise hub physical site- preference for presently disused unit
  • Renovate to provide inviting community space that can host all activities
  • Continue to establish partnerships with core industry third sector leaders
  • Nurture local artistic partnerships
  • Finalise class timetable offering
  • Finalise exhibition calendar
  • Finalise community conservation day calendar
  • Source local employee and volunteer base
  • Raise additional finance
  • Install leisure equipment
  • Procure zero carbon personal transport options
  • Finish fit out of unit
  • Open for soft launch & launch proper
  • Build local participation & critical mass resident reach

Location Greater London

About the space

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Council

London Borough of Enfield

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How will the money be spent?Total £42,181

Electricity Generative Spin Bikes x 5 - £13,366 (32%)
Whike Sail Bikes x 4 - £12,000 (28%)
Personal Transport Cargo Bikes x 10 - £8,950 (21%)
Unit Renovation - £2,400 (6%)
Artistic Materials - £500 (1%)
Ongoing Sapling & Plant Contribution - £500 (1%)
Conservation Tooling - £400 (1%)
Other - £4,065 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

32%
Electricity Generative Spin Bikes x 5
£13,366
28%
Whike Sail Bikes x 4
£12,000
21%
Personal Transport Cargo Bikes x 10
£8,950
6%
Unit Renovation
£2,400
1%
Artistic Materials
£500
1%
Ongoing Sapling & Plant Contribution
£500
1%
Conservation Tooling
£400
10%
Other
£4,065
  • Spacehive fees
    £1,906
  • Transaction Fees
    £1,778
  • VAT
    £381

Overfunding

This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on: Additional conservation group activity calendar provision and sapling/ plant purchases. Additional generative spin bike acquisition to expand leisure group activity class size and calendar provision. Additional cargo and ordinary bikes to expand personal transport provision to cater comprehensively for local demand. Additional group art class timetable provision expansion.

Total £42,181

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