Partnerships are a vital part of our work to improve the performance of city economies.

We actively look to partner with like-minded businesses, universities and funders to help us realise this goal. We also work with individual cities to help them develop and deliver their economic plans.

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Why partner with Centre for Cities?

We work with partners in a number of ways, always in support of our wider work:

  • Undertaking original research and analysis
  • Offering presentations, workshops and insight
  • Facilitating events, including public debates and policy roundtables

Recognition and funding transparency

Transparency and independence are integral to the Centre’s work. We always acknowledge partners in all associated materials for both research and events, as well as in our annual reports.

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Here are some of our recent partners. We are grateful for their support for events, research and longer-term partnerships in 2018.


Past partnerships and funding transparency

Centre for Cities endeavours to be as clear and transparent as possible when disclosing its funders by placing their brand on all associated material. We also produce annual sponsorship summaries which can be downloaded below:

2017 funders • 2016 funders • 2015 funders • 2014 funders • 2013 funders • 2012 funders 

2017 funding by sector