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Civic Innovation in Northern Ireland

A Community Foundation initiative

Local and Global Civic Innovation Tools

Top Tips For Civic Innovation

Focus on the Solution

Much engagement with service providers and public representatives tends to focus on what is not working.

Follow up

Ensure that those you have involved in your processes are kept informed of what progress is (or is not) being made. Even if there is no news, let people know. Follow up is essential for keeping people interested and willing to engage further.

Bring them to you

Equally, it is important for decision makers to see and get a feel for your community, your group and your issues.