Signpost and inspire

There is a huge amount of interesting and inspiring work going on in communities around the world.

In these pages we will showcase what’s got us talking here at CFO. This could be a news item, a case study, a feature on a particular community, organisation or individual, or a piece of research.

If you’ve come across something you think that we should be looking at and shouting about then let us know: [email protected].

Take Stock and Plan Ahead with a Community Review feature

Take Stock and Plan Ahead with a Community Review

By cfo-admin | 9 Dec' 20

We are all facing increasingly complex challenges in our communities. What conversations do we need to be having to help  strengthen and sustain as well […]

‘Bringing your Community Together 2021’- Free online training in collaboration with Oxfordshire Adult Learning feature

‘Bringing your Community Together 2021’- Free online training in collaboration with Oxfordshire Adult Learning

By cfo-admin |

We know a good community project when we see it. We feel involved, valued, and listened to.  Develop your skills in order to work with […]

CFO Centenary Lectures October 2020 feature

CFO Centenary Lectures October 2020

By cfo-admin | 14 Oct' 20

On 6-8 October we kicked off CFO’s 100th anniversary celebrations in fine style, with a series of online Centenary Lectures. Three prominent broadcasters, academics, and […]

Community Listening – looking back to grow forwards feature

Community Listening – looking back to grow forwards

By cfo-admin | 8 Sep' 20

Hands up! if you, those in your pod, or your work colleagues, have experiences and concerns to share about the last six months, as well […]

ABCD – putting meaning in the acronym feature

ABCD – putting meaning in the acronym

By cfo-admin | 4 Sep' 20

Billy Connolly used to say if you haven’t heard a rumour by 11am you should start one. Some people seem to revel in doing the […]