Estuary Homes was created in early 2017 to enable the three partner organisations (Foresight, Preston Road Women’s Centre and CERT) to pursue their objective of offering safe accommodation to vulnerable groups locally in Humberside.
It was great to hear from Mark Newcombe, co-founder of the Craufurd Arms, a community pub in Slough. Listen to this podcast as part of our #AChangingWorld series and we explore how social investment has affected organisations during the lockdown and the opportunities it could now present.
We were delighted to hear from Geetha Rabindrakumar, Director of Social Change at charity Cardboard Citizens. Listen to this podcast as part of our #AChangingWorld series and we explore how social investment has affected organisations during the lockdown and the opportunities it could now present.
Creative Optimistic Visions (COV) is an award-winning Community Interest Company providing alternative education, training, universal youth provision, consultancy and mentoring services through the lens of the Protective Behaviours Process (PBs)
ToolShed is a social enterprise helping young people start their career in construction. When a combination of people, influences and place comes together it can impact our lives in a special way. I think Toolshed is like this and will help change the lives of many for good.
We were delighted to hear from Shaun Doran, CEO FRC Group, at a Let's Talk Good Finance event. Listen to this podcast to learn about their journey to social investment.
When Julius Ibrahim became increasingly more interested in tackling homelessness, he opened Second Shot Coffee, a social enterprise café in East London.
We are a CIC based in Kent, supporting people with learning difficulties to speak up, make choices and become powerful and influential. We are people with and without learning difficulties and/or autism, working and learning together.
The Gorton Monastery in Manchester was an important part of the community for over 100 years. Derelict for many years, it was saved from ruin by the building preservation trust that still maintains and operates the site to this day.
Community Campus 87 is a Community Benefit Society based in Tees Valley, Middlesbrough. We provide affordable housing, emotional & practical support, & training opportunities to over 200 people each week.
Vinelife Church is a faith-based organisation. We took on a secured loan to diversify their income and carry on serving their community.
At Special iApps, we develop educational apps to support children with special educational needs, including autism and Down syndrome. We took on social investment, in the form of blended finance (loan and grant), from Northstar Ventures to help develop our work.