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RSA ideas 

The RSA was founded in 1754 by a group of people with a vision for a better tomorrow. They began by offering premiums, or cash prizes, for ideas and inventions which benefited society in some way; an early form of crowdsourcing.

Gifted to the RSA by one of the Fellows, this is a space to continue the legacy of that first group of people by sharing ideas which address some of the challenges of the 21st century.

In the spirit of Rawthmells, the RSA’s enlightenment coffeehouse, RSA ideas is a place to collaborate, connect and share knowledge, and a place where anyone can become part of a movement for social change.

Do you have a thought, an idea, a project or a proposal for social change that you want to share with the Fellowship? This is a space for you to share your ideas to invite feedback, start a discussion and identify collaborators to turn your ideas into action. Contribute to the community by submitting your idea, discuss the ideas shared by others, seek projects solving problems you care about, and find new ideas that could benefit from your expertise.

To add your ideas to the RSA Ideas space, please follow these steps:

1. Go to RSA Ideas
2. Click ‘Register for a new account’ and fill out your details. A verification email will then be sent to the email address you use to register so we can verify it’s you.
3. Once logged in, go to ‘Fuel for Thought’ to add your idea and bring our platform to life.

Please note that if you contributed an idea to the coffeehouse project, you will already have a log in for RSA Ideas. If you can’t remember the password don’t worry, it can be reset.

In order to use RSA Ideas you will need to accept the following terms and conditions. If you have further questions about the terms or how your data will be used please contact Rawthmells Events and Programme Manager Alice Sewell via

For more information, visit the RSA Ideas FAQs