It’s been another big year for FutureGov. We began sharing our impact, launched our internship programme, declared our commitment to taking the climate emergency seriously at all levels of our organisation. And if that wasn’t enough, we embraced change again to continue expanding the FutureGov family by joining The Panoply.
This year more than ever before, we’ve grown to have the scale and breadth of skills needed to truly transform public services in the UK and abroad at pace. Our aim continues to be making real impact. We’ve continued investing in becoming a model for what we believe 21st-century organisations should be, launching FutureGov Experience and FGX Goals to continuously reflect, and build on all the great things about the experience of working with FutureGov, so our work is always focused to amplify the impact we have together.
“Collectively, you challenge us to be bold and restless to do great things with citizens.” — Council Head of Inclusive Economy
2019 by the numbers
We worked on incredible projects this year across the UK and Europe, including building LocalGov Patterns, a shared library of service patterns for local government, and the alpha pilot of FamilyStory, an open platform radically rethinking the way technology supports children’s social care.
This year we:
- worked on over 90 projects with over 60 partners on everything from organisation transformation to health and housing
- mentioned diversity and inclusion on Slack over 370 times
- mentioned the climate 407 times on Slack (400 more than last year!)
- hosted five events across the UK, bringing together over 450 people to share stories of change
- shared 1,182 images and videos on our very popular #whereisfg Slack channel, showing off our FutureGov experience across the country and around the world
What’s coming next?
Every year at FutureGov is big and exciting because we get to work alongside incredible people across the sector making change happen. This year, we’ve continued to aim high and be ambitious, all to help create a better future.
“For the first time in my eight years here, I feel like we can actually create positive change.” — Group Manager in Housing Repairs and Maintenance
We want to end another excellent year with a big thank you to all the organisations and people who helped us reach further and accomplish more in 2019.
2020 is the start of a new decade that will need new approaches and even more new ways of working to respond to the new challenges we’ll face. With collaboration and militant optimism, we know we can continue supporting the revitalisation of public services to have an exponential positive impact on the people and communities they serve.
Happy holidays and we’ll see you in the new year!