Congratulations to our 3rd round of Catalyst Funded Projects


Congratulations to all our projects funded through the third round of the Connected Communities Catalyst Fund!



Dr Geoff Bright, Manchester Metropolitan University

The CataLab is a two-day listening-exchange and development laboratory which will bring together project members and community partners for activities including a project InfoExchange session, exhibition, data retreat and arts workshop.


4th National Heritage Network Symposium

Nick Higgett, De Montfort University.

The symposium will continue to help map, synthesise, disseminate and share research findings, experiences and best practice from heritage projects funded by the AHRC’s Connected Communities programme as well as associated AHRC programmes such as Digital Transformations.


Creative Practice and Transformations to Sustainability Workshop

Ann Light, University of Sussex

This workshop will bring together community practitioners using creative practice (such as theatre, art, design) for transformational purposes to analyse how to build sustainability in communities.


Stories to Connect and Life Chances

Dr Candice Satchwell, University of Central Lancashire

This two day workshop will bring together a selection of writers, artists, and academics from Stories to Connect and Life Chances to share both challenges and positive experiences.


The final round of Catalyst Funding will be available to apply to in January 2018.

Please contact for more information.