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Good Finance’s Project Manager, Ishita Ranjan, shares her highlights and reflections from Good Finance Live held in Manchester earlier this year in partnership with GMCVO.
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Well, the verdict is almost unanimous: due diligence isn’t fun (although we did manage to find one social entrepreneur who actually enjoyed it). Despite not being the most exciting part of running a charity or social enterprise, due diligence is crucial for getting investment. If you’ve just started...
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Your impact story is the way you explain how your organisation creates change. You need to show that your work does actually work - whether you’re demonstrating the merits of your model to investors, or convincing a potential beneficiary that you can help them.
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Carol Botten is CEO at VONNE (Voluntary Organisations Network North East), the regional umbrella and support organisation for the VCSE sector in the North East region. In this blog, she explains why it's worth finding out if social investment could work for you.
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If you’re currently considering social investment then we really encourage you to ask investors about their average cost of lending. Social investors don't all do the same thing and they don’t all lend the same type of money.
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We’re pleased to share that Good Finance is soon to embark on a new project in partnership with NAVCA (the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action) and The Connect Fund. The aim to increase knowledge and understanding of Social Investment within local Infrastructure and the...
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It's part of human nature to want to express the best of ourselves and the work we do. However, this can mean that in our career we all at some point tell half-truths. We do this to look better than a competitor & to validate ourselves. It's ok, you can admit this, we all do it at some point...
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David Bartram's worked for many years helping social entrepreneurs grow their business and scale their impact. Ahead of his 6 year anniversary working at UnLtd, we caught up with him on his thoughts on the current challenges & opportunities facing social entrepreneurs & the world of social...
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Social impact investing often takes a different approach to traditional investing. Working with a social investor is about much more than the money, it’s also about the people. This often means that an investor and investee will work together to support each other on a shared mission. For part three...