The Neighborhood Kickstarter Pack

The Neighborhood Kickstarter Pack has been developed by Build a Future and 1to1 – Agency of Engagement to support micro-urban or neighborhood ‘Build’ projects in South African urban neighborhood communities.

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The pack is seen as a tool to support an engaged multi-stakeholder process and designed to work through an ethically reflective and streamline some of the issues related to working socio-technically in South African spatial development practices.

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The tool is in its beta stage of development, and is  currently focused on Johannesburg, but being developed for wider distribution and use through iterative action research.

Intent:
The starter pack aims to act as as a kit of tools for changemakers in neighbourhood to use when planning and co-developing their project brief with internal members and socio-tethnical supprot and attempt budget requirements and develop funding proposals to establish their projects.

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The resources herein serve as a basic set of tools to guide the process towards well-planned, well-supported build projects, ensuring maximum likelihood of success and maximum buy in from a variety of stakeholders.

There may be additional information not explicitly asked for in this resource pack, that should be added to the funding pack – the output of this, the starter pack.
In this pack you will find:

  • A checklist for determining some details about your project
  • A budget template to determine what your project will cost
  • A template to use to write a funding proposal

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Please contact 1to1 – Agency of Engagement HERE if you wish to join the development of this tool.

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