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Thirty start-up social enterprises have been chosen to take part in a programme, which aims to raise £4.5m of external investment to help the companies scale up over the next...

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The charity Mencap can now only accept investments of more than £84,000 into its bond, which has been oversubscribed. It has already raised £8m from individual and institutional investors...

News (International)

László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion stated that the key roles of social investment are to help modernise national welfare systems and to help overcome Europe's...

News (UK)

Individuals can now buy and sell investments in leading social businesses online through Ethex, the UK’s first not-for-profit stockbroker.

Ethex.org.uk features positive investments (in businesses that offer social, environmental and financial...

News (UK)

Northern Ireland Philanthropy Fortnight, running from 8th to 19th April, will showcase innovative initiatives and aim to boost philanthropy in the country.

Events exploring local corporate philanthropy programmes, the Youth...

News (UK)

Northern Ireland Philanthropy Fortnight, running from 8th to 19th April, will showcase innovative initiatives and aim to boost philanthropy in the country.

Events exploring local corporate philanthropy programmes, the Youth...

News (International)

Venture philanthropy (VP) and social investment (SI) organisations are becoming more sophisticated in their use of financial instruments to generate social impact, according to EVPA’s second annual survey released on...

News (International, UK)

European parliament voted overwhelmingly in favour of a bill enabling the creation of a new label identifying social entrepreneurship investment funds (EuSEF) this month, as well as introducing Europe-wide regulation...

News (UK)

Budget announcements on social investment tax relief and making it easier to claim Gift Aid through a range of digital giving channels, as well as the Employment Allowance, have been...

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Golden Lane Housing (GLH), the housing arm of Mencap, launched a £10m charity bond on 15 February 2013. It will raise money to buy homes for people with a learning...

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