Civic Innovation in Northern Ireland

A Community Foundation initiative

Local and Global Civic Innovation Tools

Top Tips For Civic Innovation

Identify champions

It can really help you to engage with a decision maker if you can identify and build a relationship with a 'champion'.

Be Persistent!

Engaging successfully with decision-makers involves building relationships and takes time. It will often be on the third or fourth attempt that a breakthrough happens. 


Track your progress – all the ups and downs – and learn lessons from your experience.