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


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Events

Accountable is hosting the following events.

Past event
04:30 PM-05:30 PM UTC
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.

Latest activity by


+ 12

Accountable is all of us

Our contributors 18

Thank you for supporting Accountable.

David Graham

£5,000 GBP

Collective Im...

£1,000 GBP

incognito

£50 GBP

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Let’s get the ball rolling!

News from Accountable

Updates on our activities and progress.

Reminder: Community Building Session 13th December at 5pm

Hi everyone! Just sending out a friendly reminder that we are hosting another Community Building session on Tuesday 13th December at 5pm. You can register for that...
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Published on December 9, 2022 by Accountable

The Social Change Nest is on Discord!

Hello all! We were so happy to see some of you at our Community Building session on Tuesday, and look forward to seeing others on Tuesday 13th December at 5pm. The link to sign up to that session is...
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Published on December 2, 2022 by Accountable

🚨Opportunity Alert => Open Philanthropy Hardship Funds🚨

Hi everyone, We wanted to share this funding opportunity from The Open Philanthropy Fund with yo...
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Published on November 29, 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.

Refund of "Contribution from Incognito"

Credit from Feminists of_ to Accountable

+£550.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #591884
Financial Contribution from Wates Family Enterprise Trust

Debit from Accountable to SE16 Community Fund

-£500.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #599488
Transfer of funds

Credit from Accountable to Accountable

+£500.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #599486
£
Today’s balance

£90,496.71 GBP

Total income

£1,570,390.96 GBP

Total disbursed

£1,479,894.25 GBP

Estimated annual budget

£1,152,694.96 GBP

Transactions

Refund of "Contribution from Incognito"

Credit from Feminists of_ to Accountable

+£550.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #591884
Financial Contribution from Wates Family Enterprise Trust

Debit from Accountable to SE16 Community Fund

-£500.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #599488
Transfer of funds

Credit from Accountable to Accountable

+£500.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #599486
Financial Contribution from IRG Advisors

Debit from Accountable to The Seacole Group - National Network for BAE NEDs

-£500.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #598956
Transfer of funds

Credit from Accountable to Accountable

+£500.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #598955
Transfer from Young Trustees Movement Bank Account

Debit from Accountable to Young Trustees Movement

-£300.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #597606
Transfer of Funds

Credit from Accountable to Accountable

+£300.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #597605
Financial Contribution from Disrupt Foundation

Debit from Accountable to Disrupt Foundation: Mutual Aid Fund

-£40,940.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #597282
Transfer of Funds

Credit from Accountable to Accountable

+£40,940.00GBP
Completed
Added funds #597281
Financial Contribution from Lankelly Chase

Debit from Accountable to Together with Young People

-£9,902.85GBP
Completed
Added funds #597254