Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes

Organisations

Organisations

Here you will find a list of Philanthropy Impact members (denoted by background colours) as well as resource organisations/umbrella bodies, for example EVPA (with clear backgrounds).

Big Issue Invest
Organisation

Started in 2005 as the social investment arm of The Big Issue, Big Issue Invest (BII) extends the Group’s mission by backing social ventures and charities that dismantle poverty and create opportunity for for people and communities across the UK.

Our vision is to create a “social merchant bank” - by social entrepreneurs,

for social entrepreneurs. We pay any dividends generated by our investments to The Big Issue Group, which is a social enterprise itself, to further our mission.

BII manages or advises on over £150m of social funds. Investments range from £50,000 to £3 million and take the form of early stage finance, loans, and equity.

Organisation details
Contact details for this organisation
Address:

113-115 Fonthill Road
Finsbury Park
London N4 3HH

Head of Communications and Marketing, Amelia Seeto, amelia@bigissueinvest.com, 020 7526 3448

Telephone:
0207 526 3440
Community Interest Companies Regulator
Organisation
The Community Interest Companies Regulator regulates the functioning of limited companies created to conduct a business for community benefit.
More Partnership
Organisation
More Partnership, formerly Iain More Associates, has been providing guidance and support across the non-profit spectrum since 1991, helping organisations to realise their fundraising potential.
Prism the Gift Fund
Organisation
Prism the Gift Fund increases giving to charity by offering a personal service to individuals and foundations donating significant sums of money
SharedImpact
Organisation

SharedImpact is the world's first global donor-advised fund - a network of charities created to foster strategic philanthropy and impact investment around the world, by making it easier for donors, investors and charitable organisations to connect, give and receive donations tax-efficiently.

We have a unified charity tax structure that allows philanthropists and family offices in the UK, United States and Hong Kong to seamlessly move donations internationally while retaining all their local tax benefits. We also offer our clients an online platform which not only enables access to impact investments but also acts as a global fundraising service for social-purpose organisations.

Organisation details
Contact details for this organisation
Contact name:
Paul Cheng/Bob North
Address:

19 Eastbourne Terrace, ...

Telephone:
01234 240152
Venturesome (CAF)
Organisation
Venturesome is the social investment arm of the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). It provides risk capital and financial advice to small- and medium-sized charities and other social enterprises. Over £7.25m has been committed to 150 charities since its launch in 2002, of which £4.7m has already been recycled.