This is either a very good idea (taking genuine grassroots initiatives to a more established level) or a very bad one (nicking a grassroots idea and passing it on to crony organisations who’ll mess it up and/or mire it in paperwork)…

“The Department for Communities and Local Government are inviting organisations and consortia to bid to co-ordinate the development of a network of “Digital Mentors” to help people in deprived communities in England develop skills in using social and community media.”