Open Collective
Open Collective

Accountable

Through our Accountable service, groups can easily receive and pay out money; taking joint control over their finances. Offered by the Social Change Nest CIC, who specialises in supporting people-powered networks.

About


Accountable

Our fiscal hosting service gives unincorporated groups a safe and transparent way to receive funding and manage their money. We take care of the admin and finance, so you can focus on changing the world.

Check out our Gitbook to learn all about Accountable. Open Collective also has a comprehensive Gitbook here

What can a Collective do?

  • Receive donations or grants from individuals, organisations or businesses
  • Set recurring donations, such as monthly membership charges
  • Reimburse your volunteers. Pay invoices for services
  • Request money from another Collective

What does The Social Change Nest provide?

We have 8 years of experience supporting grassroots organisation, community groups, and networks, to create social impact 🌍

The Social Change Nest specialises in creating and supporting people-powered networks and social movements. After years of supporting and incubating grassroots groups, we know how important it is to have a collaborative and transparent way to manage funds.

By selecting us as your fiscal host, you’ll be able to tap into a number of our resources and become a part of a wider network of groups and individuals doing incredible work! We have a dedicated team who are here to provide support to you so you can always give us a ring or email us. 

Fees

Our fiscal hosting fees are 5% on incoming transactions (contributions) plus £42 set up costs
🏦 We also provide a grant management service. This means you can apply for formal grants using us as a Host. We usually charge 7% on the incoming grant. Please get in touch if you're looking to apply for funding. 


Are you ready?

👉🏼👉👉🏽👉🏾👉🏿 Apply here to get started


Questions? 

If you have any questions please get in touch by calling us on 07712 872277 or emailing [email protected]. To find out more about SCN, pay our website a visit. 

Our team

Contributions


Contribute


Become a financial contributor.

Events

Accountable is hosting the following events.

Past event
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Join us for a discussion about whether you should constitute, what questions you need to ask your...Read more

Financial Contributions

Custom contribution
Donation
Make a custom one-time or recurring contribution.

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Accountable is all of us

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£5,000 GBP

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incognito

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Let’s get the ball rolling!

News from Accountable

Updates on our activities and progress.

Opportunity alert -> We Move Summit: registration must close 25 August

Hey everyone, We have been sent another opportunity which we wanted to share with you all: 'There are just 15 working days left before...
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Published on August 4, 2022 by Accountable

Opportunity alert -> Transition Together: Seed funding now LIVE!

Hi Everyone, We wanted to share this funding opportunity from Transition Together with you all. Please make sure you read the criteria and guide fully to ensure you're eligible before applying - the opportunity may not be for everyone. 'Our...
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Published on August 2, 2022 by Accountable

Important Update: Email Address Change!

Hi everyone, Important update - our email address will now be [email protected]! Therefore, please direct all future emails here! Don't worry if you have recently sent an email to [email protected] In the tran...
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Published on July 6, 2022 by Accountable

Conversations

Let’s get the discussion going! This is a space for the community to converse, ask questions, say thank you, and get things done together.

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Activity Fund

Published on January 25, 2022 by Accountable

We have come across a potential grant opportunity that we think could be of interest to you: Queen's Platinum Jubilee Activity Fund -...

Environment grant

Published on September 7, 2021 by Accountable

We came across the Together for Our Planet: https://www.tnlco...

Question about the criteria to join The Social Change Nest

Published on September 10, 2020 by Tracey Shipman

HiI am working with a group of individuals in Nosara, Costa Rica to initiate a collective that is focused on community gardens, educations for the community on growing their own food, and creating a regenerative system that is not dependent...

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Budget


Transparent and open finances.

The Imagine Fund

Debit from Accountable to The Imagine Collective

-£12,500.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #561226
Transfer funds

Credit from Accountable to Accountable

+£12,500.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #561224
Financial contribution from Perkins VO8

Debit from Accountable to Oxford Mutual Aid

-£10.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #558845
£
Today’s balance

£52,329.66 GBP

Total income

£1,143,018.04 GBP

Total disbursed

£1,090,688.38 GBP

Estimated annual budget

£894,626.15 GBP

Transactions

The Imagine Fund

Debit from Accountable to The Imagine Collective

-£12,500.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #561226
Transfer funds

Credit from Accountable to Accountable

+£12,500.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #561224
Financial contribution from Perkins VO8

Debit from Accountable to Oxford Mutual Aid

-£10.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #558845
Transfer funds

Credit from Accountable to Accountable

+£10.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #558844

Debit from Accountable to Open Collective

-£935.84GBP
Paid
Settlement #89094
Financial contribution from BSA

Debit from Accountable to Dennett Valley She Shed

-£6,438.08GBP
Completed
Added funds #557630
Transfer funds

Credit from Accountable to Accountable

+£6,438.08GBP
Completed
Added funds #557629
Refund of "Financial Contribution from Accountable"

Credit from BD_Collective to Accountable

+£49,450.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #556266
Financial contribution to Accountable

Credit from DrupalCamp Bristol to Accountable

+£4.13GBP
Completed
Balance transfer
-£922.46GBP
Paid
Settlement #80989