Accountable

Through our Accountable is a service for 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, Accountable, 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 7 days a week, so you can always give us a ring or email us. 

Fees

Our fiscal hosting fees are 5% on incoming transactions (donations) plus £42 set up costs
👋These fees are waived for groups working on emergency Covid-19 response
🏦 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?

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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. 

Contributions


We are fiscally hosting 220 Collectives

Host since March 2020

935 contributors

Host since April 2020

310 contributors

Host since May 2020

255 contributors

Trans Aid Cymru

Collective

Host since November 2020

216 contributors

Schools ABC

Collective

Host since January 2021

208 contributors

Nunhead Knocks

Collective

Host since April 2020

184 contributors

Host since March 2020

171 contributors

Host since March 2020

165 contributors

Host since November 2020

164 contributors

Host since November 2020

162 contributors

Host since June 2020

161 contributors

Host since September 2020

153 contributors

Host since August 2020

140 contributors

Host since March 2021

129 contributors

Host since April 2020

124 contributors

Host since April 2020

123 contributors

Host since November 2020

121 contributors

Host since April 2020

119 contributors

Host since May 2020

116 contributors

Host since April 2020

111 contributors

Contribute


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Financial Contributions

Custom contribution

Donation

Make a custom one-time or recurring contribution.

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Events

Accountable is hosting the following events.

Past event

Choosing a structure for your movement: should we constitute?

04:30 PM UTC
Join us for a discussion about whether you should constitute, what questions you need to ask your...Read more

Top financial contributors

Organizations

1
Collective Impact Agency

£1,000 GBP since May 2020

2
Open Collective

£93.05 GBP since May 2020

3
Extinction Rebellion Hackney

£13.56 GBP since May 2021

4
Tula.town

£2.28 GBP since Mar 2021

Individuals

1
David Graham

£5,000 GBP since Mar 2020

2
Incognito

£36 GBP since Apr 2020

3
Incognito

£14 GBP since Apr 2020

4
Incognito

£5 GBP since Apr 2020

Accountable is all of us

Our contributors 11

Thank you for supporting Accountable.

David Graham

£5,000 GBP

Collective Im...

£1,000 GBP

incognito

£36 GBP

incognito

£14 GBP

incognito

£5 GBP

Tula.town

£2 GBP

Connect


Let’s get the ball rolling!

News from Accountable

Updates on our activities and progress.

Pitch Perfect Round 2 Winners!

Another wonderful night at Pitch Perfect! · Thank you again to our brilliant pitchers last night, Lucy, Robin, Rebecca, Katie and Amie! Also a massive thank you to everyone who came and supported and made ...
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Published on July 30, 2021 by The Social Change Nest

2 Days To Go Until Pitch Perfect 2!

Just two days to go until we host the second round of Pitch Perfect! Come and hear about the amazing projects communities across England are working on - you wont be disappointed. If pitching isn't for you that's okay...come along anyway an...
Read more
Published on July 27, 2021 by The Social Change Nest

Pitch Perfect 2 Update!

We're excited to announce that the following wonderful groups will each be pitching at next week’s Accountable Pitch Perfect! Please click the links to find out more about each group:...
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Published on July 19, 2021 by The Social Change Nest

Budget


Transparent and open finances.

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Today’s balance

-£104,703.34 GBP

Total raised

£138,615.12 GBP

Total disbursed

£243,318.46 GBP

Estimated annual budget

£134,047.48 GBP

Transactions

Host Fee

from London Clojurians

+£25.00GBP
Completed
Host Fee

from Lewisham Cooperation Town

+£0.60GBP
Completed
Host Fee

from Animal Behaviour Collective

+£0.50GBP
Completed
Host Fee

from Cooperation Walthamstow

+£1.08GBP
Completed
Host Fee

from Living Inquiries

+£27.50GBP
Completed
Host Fee

from Hydra Ecosystem

+£0.50GBP
Completed
Refund of payment processor fees for transaction

from Accountable

-£0.23GBP
Completed
Host Fee

from XR King's Lynn & West Norfolk

+£0.25GBP
Completed
Host Fee

from Animal Behaviour Collective

+£0.50GBP
Completed
Host Fee

from London Clojurians

+£0.25GBP
Completed