Repayable finance from £25,000 to £400,000+ to help build capacity, or to provide cash flow support.

The Development Fund provides social investment to build the capacity of high-impact social organisations working both in the UK and internationally, as long as they are based in the UK. 

The Fund provides unsecured, but in some cases secured, loans and standby facilities from £25,000 to £400,000 plus, repayable up to six years.  This social investment is for:

  • Cashflow support to help transition to a sustainable social business model
  • Investing in growth plans
  • Investing in a social enterprise/trading arm to generate unrestricted income
  • Investing in a Social Impact Bond