Enabling State 2016

Club Soda was part of a report learning from 6 innovative projects which show the current ‘state of play’ of the Enabling State. We were the winners of the Carnigie Trust Enabling State Challenge.

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Learning From Innovative Projects That Give Individuals And Communities More Control

Club Soda was part of a report learning from 6 innovative projects which show the current ‘state of play’ of the Enabling State. We were the winners of the Carnigie Trust Enabling State Challenge.

The overall picture gathered supports that the Enabling State approach is gathering momentum, due to a combination of reduced budgets and a desire to work differently to improve people’s lives. However, we continue to see two models running in parallel, with innovations coming up against challenges of rules and regulations designed for a more traditional model of public services.