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The Contract Readiness Checker 

The Contract Readiness Checker is an essential tool for organisations preparing to use the Right to Challenge and take on the running of a service. Advice and a grants programme for groups using the new Community Rights is provided by Locality and The Social Investment Business. The My Community Rights support service provides resources and guidance and is funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government. .

Locality and The Social Investment Business

Locality is the leading nationwide network of community enterprises, development trusts, settlements and social action centres. We believe that every community is a place of possibility. Locality’s Community Contracting Unit can help you further to deliver a sustainable community-focused service. Locality was formed in April 2011 by the merger of the Development Trusts Association and bassac.

The Social Investment Business is the largest social investor in the UK. It exists to help social entreprises, charities and community organisations do more of what they do best – supporting people and communities most in need. They help organisations prosper by providing innovative financial solutions, business support and long term strategic thinking.


The Community Right to Challenge support service is led by Social Investment Business in partnership with Locality and ACEVO, assisted by delivery specialists Social Enterprise UK, National Association of Local Councils, Urban Forum, National Council for Voluntary Organisations, ACRE, and Community Ventures and Pulse Regeneration