Welcome to the Edinburgh and South East of Scotland City Region Deal (ESES CRD) Community Wealth Building Toolkit.

The ESES City Region Deal is a £1.3 billion investment from the Scottish and UK governments to accelerate growth, create new economic opportunities, and meaningful new jobs that will help to reduce inequalities in Edinburgh, Fife, The Lothians and Scottish Borders.

The purpose of this toolkit is to:

  • Put Community Wealth Building in simple terms

  • Explain the impact that Community Wealth Building can have

  • Break down the 5 principles of Community Wealth Building and show what these look like in the real world for community groups, businesses, public services, and the average person

  • Showcase examples of successful projects and efforts

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