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A venture philanthropy programme, worth £1.4m, which targets investment at social enterprises, was launched November 8th in Yorkshire.

The Yorkshire Venture Philanthropy Programme, set up by Community Foundations in Leeds, Calderdale...

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Cardiff Council is considering using social impact bonds (SIBs) to fund foster placements for some of the city’s most vulnerable children.

Proposals that Children’s Services work on a feasibility study for...

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Over £17.5m has been committed in the first round of funding to a new impact investment fund aimed at early stage social innovations, launched by Nesta.

Nesta Impact Investments, which aims...

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This year 154 social entrepreneurs from across the UK will receive grants and training from the School for Social Entrepreneurs, as part of the Lloyds Banking Group Social Entrepreneurs Programme,...

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The UK’s social investment market could be worth £1bn by 2016, according to a Big Society Capital report released in September, while research from the Big Lottery Fund says investment...

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Social investment scheme to link business and local community

Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) and insurance company Legal and General are set to launch a social investment scheme backed by £65k...