Social Spider is a small social enterprise based in London.
Social Spider has been helping change happen since 2005.
Social Spider is good at finding things out.
Social Spider is good at working out what needs to be done.
Social Spider works on projects around social finance, community media, health, mental health and developing digital solutions to social challenges.
Social Spider brings special knowledge and experience around interview-based research; business models for social change; working with people to make media that matters to them; change within mental health; and; ways to turn the realities of the lives of people and organisations into insights and projects that bring about change.
Most of the time Social Spider helps other organisations and groups with what they’re doing but sometimes we spot something that needs doing and do it ourselves.
Social Spider publishes newspapers, conducts research, provides strategic support, assists digital projects and helps organisations answers questions.
We’d love to talk to you about your projects and how we might help.
Check out our current team and our areas of work to see who we are, what we’re interested in and ways that we might work together with you, your organisation or your project.
Social Spider has been commissioned by RBS to write a report highlighting the significant level of existing investment in the social sector by mainstream banks and questioning whether the ‘social investment market’ is filling major gaps.
News related to The Forest for the Trees: Pioneers Post and Civil Society
Commissioned by Hackney Community Law Centre, Social Spider carried out a number of sessions with voluntary sector advice providers and advice seekers in the London Borough of Hackney in Summer/Autumn 2015.
Read Law, Technology and Access to Justice’s review of the report here.
Social Spider conducted a one-year crowdsourcing project that asked people living with mental health difficulties one very simple question: What was your day like? What made your mental health better and what made it worse?
Social Spider CIC is working in partnership with social enterprise umbrella body, Social Enterprise UK to produce a guide to the market.