This piece, contributed by Eloise Malone FRSA, Executive Creative Director from Effervescent, explores the role of lived experience and how to be ready for social investment when investment is a whole new world for you.
A recent report from Social Enterprise UK: No Going Back: The State of Social Enterprise Report 2021 highlighted that 55% of people from racialised communities feel discouraged from applying for social investment and 44% of disabled founders expect their applications to be rejected. As a result of...
Research shows a gap in the world of financial institutions and enterprises. At Good Finance we are asking … where is the diversity of people, experience and thought on investment committees in the social investment sector? And what can we do to change this?
In light of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, Henna at School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) explores how social entrepreneurs can beat loneliness and social isolation through supporting each other and their own financial wellbeing.
Murium Asim is the founder and director of Eidgah Academy CIC. In this podcast, Murium shares how social investment enabled her to take the next steps with her organisation - furthering the social mission and providing vital services to young people in Perry Barr, Birmingham.
The Addressing Imbalance programme launched in 2021 with the aim of connecting and engaging with organisations led by diverse founders, to address the barriers to accessing investment that they face disproportionately. Our goal is to provide learning and resources to empower leaders with the tools...
For International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month 2022, the School for Social Entrepreneurs had a chat with five changemakers in the social enterprise scene to hear about their journeys and how they’re breaking the bias.