This event is for charities, social enterprises and community businesses, in the Black Country and beyond, who would like to learn more about social investment.
Whether you're exploring social investment opportunities for the first time or are interested in finding out how social enterprises have taken on repayable finance to make transformational change; don't miss this fantastic event!
The aim of the session is to explore how diverse communities can be connected with social investment.
This event is hybrid, meaning you can attend in person or join virtually on the day - you will be required to indicate your preference upon registering for tickets via Eventbrite.
Those attending the session will be able to...
- Hear from charity and social enterprise leaders who have already accessed social investment
- Learn about different types of social investment and better understand when social investment is not suitable or appropriate
- Find out what resources & support is available around social investment
- Ask questions in a safe and non-judgemental space
Virtual refreshments and networking - 2pm
Welcome & Introductions - ASAN + Good Finance - 2.05pm
Why are we running this event and why is it important for your organisation to learn about social investment?
What is Social Investment - Good Finance - 2.10pm
Good Finance overview on what social investment is and why it’s important
Hear from a Peer panel: Addressing Imbalance in accessing social investment - 2.25pm
Comfort break - 3pm
Panel Q&A - 3.10pm
Chance for the audience to ask the panelists questions
Discussion with attendees on barriers and challenges to accessing social investment
What needs to change?
Resources - 3.40pm
Good Finance tools
7 lessons learned
Close of event with optional networking - 4pm - 4.30pm