The objectives of this new Booster Programme remain to help disadvantaged and under-represented communities develop successful community businesses, especially in under-represented trade sectors, and financed through community share offers based on new forms of investment proposition, institutional support, and business appraisal methodologies
Loans are available for SMEs and third sector organisations in the UK that are at risk of not continuing planned or existing innovation activity due to a lack of funds directly related to COVID-19.
Power to Change, Locality, The Ubele Initiative and Social Investment Business on behalf of the National Lottery Community Fund Covid-19 Community-Led Organisations Recovery Scheme for community organisations in England who are facing difficulties caused by Covid-19. Up to £100k. More details here.
Sporting Capital invests in organisations that make a difference through sport.
Launched in May 2017, the Homeless Link Social Investment Fund has, over three years, £4.5m to invest in charities and social enterprises working to reduce homelessness across England.
Registered charities and social enterprises are invited to apply for loans of between £20,000 and £150,000 as part of Big Issue Invest’s £5 million Impact Loans England scheme. The loans are available to help organisations grow and continue to do more of the good work which they already do. The funding can be used to:
The Reach Fund is a two year grant programme that is testing a new model for investment readiness support.
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for people and communities throughout the UK both now and in the future. We do this by funding the charitable work of organisations that are building an inclusive, creative and sustainable society.
Every year we make grants to hundreds of small and local charities, investing in their work addressing complex social issues across England and Wales.
You may know that in December the Council’s Cabinet approved a £5.1m annual investment programme beginning in 2017. Details of the approved proposals are available here (item 10).
The first fund to launch under this new programme will be the Strategic Partners Fund, which contains funds for both Neighbourhood Strategic Partners and Equalities Strategic Partners……