Citizens Advice (previously Citizens Advice Bureau and also known as Cyngor ar Bopeth in Welsh) is a network of 338 independent charities throughout the United Kingdom that give free, confidential information and advice to assist people with money, legal, consumer and other problems. The twin aims of the Citizens Advice service are "to provide the advice people need for the problems they face" and secondly "to improve the policies and principles that affect people's lives" a research and campaigns agenda known as "social policy". W
Just Act, "practical advice for anyone wanting to make a difference and improve their community."
yourrights.org.uk, Liberty's guide to Human Rights. Liberty (formally known as the National Council for Civil Liberties]) is an advocacy group, which campaigns to protect civil liberties and promote human rights – through the courts, in Parliament and in the wider community. W
You’ve got the power: a quick and simple guide to community rights gov.uk
Open Rights Group, works to preserve digital rights and freedoms by campaigning on digital rights issues and by fostering a community of grassroots activists. It campaigns on numerous issues including mass surveillance, internet filtering and censorship, and intellectual property rights. W
News and comment
London news: “People Create Place: Doteveryone’s response to the Smarter London Listening Exercise”, Mar 29, by @rachelcoldicutt 
Measuring local wellbeing – what data matters? Aug 7 
Edge Fund, "grant-making body with a difference. We support efforts to achieve social, economic and environmental justice and to end imbalances in wealth and power – and give those we aim to help a say in where the money goes."
Spacehive, a civic crowdfunding initiative. In their first five years, they have raised 6.7 million pounds for 306 projects, and many of these projects have been getting support directly from the Mayor of London. His office has pledged 800,000 pounds towards these community-proposed projects. It was basically a pound for pound match against the 900,000 pounds that had been raised.