By Matty Edwards, Hannah Vickers Arvind Howarth on 12th March, 2020
There’s already so much great work being done across the city to find solutions. Here’s just a few …
Bristol Redistro: rethinking how to best use your spare cash
What do you do if you’re lucky enough to inherit more money than you need and care about positive change? This is what Alex Whitburn and his friends have been grappling with. “By talking through how all this felt, and knowing that we all want to see real, systemic changes in the world, and to be part of challenging the injustices that surround us, we were able to come up with this possibly crazy plan.”
What plan? To fund small grassroots organisations that “use their lived experience to challenge injustices”, and are looking for long-term solutions. Bristol Redistro is targeting smaller projects – those with an annual turnover of £25,000 or less – because there are already more funding opportunities for bigger organisations.
Bristol Cable included is in their list of Bristol solutions: https://thebristolcable.org/2020/03/bristol-a-city-of-solutions/