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Funder results for category "Social Investment":

Access- Growth Fund

Web: http://access-socialinvestment.org.uk/growth-fund/what-is-the-growth-fund/

Award Amount: loans up to £150,000

Summary:The Growth Fund is designed to provide the finance that charities and social enterprises need when they are at early stages of growth. The fund is aimed at organisations which will probably not have taken on social investment before. The finance will be small, flexible, and affordable and will be available in simple products. The finance will enable organisations to create more social impact.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time

 

Foundation Scotland

Web: http://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/grants-and-funding-for-organisations.aspx

Funding Title: Various Programmes

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Foundation Scotland (formerly the Scottish Community Foundation)offers a wide range of funding options, made up of money from different funds that they distribute on behalf of companies, individuals, charitable trusts and community benefit funds.

Closing Date: Check funders website for details

 

Heritage Enterprise-Heritage Lottery Funding

Web: http://www.hlf.org.uk/looking-funding/our-grant-programmes/heritage-enterprise

Award Amount: £100,000-£5,000,000

Summary:Heritage Enterprise can help communities repair derelict historic places, giving them productive new uses. By funding the repair costs and making these buildings commercially viable, Heritage Enterprise hopes to breathe new life into vacant sites. Not-for-profit organisations work with private partners to generate economic growth, and create jobs and opportunities in those places that need it the most.

Closing Date: various, see website

 

Plunkett Foundation

Web: http://www.plunkett.co.uk/

Funding Title: Bursary Fund

Award Amount: up to £2,000

Summary:The Plunkett Foundation has a bursary fund for communities at the feasibility stage of setting up or diversifying a community enterprise.The criteria is that communities need to be planning to raise at least £10,000 through a community share issue to be eligible. The funding for this has been made available through a programme supported by the Esmee Fairbairn.

Closing Date: None Specified

 

Santander Foundation- Discovery Grants

Web: http://www.santanderfoundation.org.uk/community-plus.aspx

Funding Title: Community Plus

Award Amount: up to £5,000

Summary:Designed to be quick and easy to use, nominations can be made by charities as well as Santander customers and staff. To apply or nominate visit any Santander branch. The funder does specify the grant needs to be something specific, directly help disadvantaged people in your local area and grants will only be paid to a UK registered charity. For further details visit the funders website. There are no closing dates and entries will be regularly considered by a panel of staff drawn from across the region.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time

 

Social Investors - Charity Bank

Web: http://www.charitybank.org/

Award Amount: Variable loan amounts usually from £50,000 to £2million

Summary:Social Investments are business loans available to third sector organisations provided by social investors. Unlike grants and donations, these are loans which organisations repay. Charity Bank finances social enterprises, charities and community organisations.

Closing Date: See website for more details

 

Social Investors - Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

Web: http://esmeefairbairn.org.uk/what-we-fund/social-investment

Funding Title: Finance Fund

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Social Investments are business loans available to third sector organisations provided by social investors. Unlike grants and donations, these are loans which organisations repay. The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation Finance Fund makes loans and other investments to charities and social enterprises in; the arts, education and learning, the environment and social change.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time

 

Social Investors - Nesta Impact Investments Fund

Web: http://www.nesta.org.uk/investment/impact_investments/our_approach_impact

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Social Investments are business loans available to third sector organisations provided by social investors. Unlike grants and donations, these are loans which organisations repay. The Nesta Impact Investments Fund offers equity or loans for projects that improve the lives of old people; boost the learning and employability of young people; and make local communities better able to sustain themselves. It is most suitable for established projects showing promise, rather than new ventures. Projects must demonstrate that they are using technology as a core component of service provision.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time

 

Social Investors - Social Investment Scotland

Web: http://www.socialinvestmentscotland.com/

Award Amount: variable loans

Summary:Social Investments are business loans available to third sector organisations provided by social investors. Unlike grants and donations, these are loans which organisations repay. Social Investment Scotland (a social enterprise and registered charity)offers business loans to the third sector in Scotland.

Closing Date: See website for more details

 

Social Investors - Unity Trust Bank

Web: http://www.unity.co.uk/

Award Amount: Variable loan amounts

Summary:Social Investments are business loans available to third sector organisations provided by social investors. Unlike grants and donations, these are loans which organisations repay. The Unity Trust Bank are a social investor and provide a range of services to social enterprises, CICs, councils, and trade unions.

Closing Date: See website for more details

 

The Triangle Trust

Web: http://www.triangletrust.org.uk/what-we-fund

Award Amount: Grants are available for up to £40,000 or 50% of the organisation’s current annual income, whichever is lowest, per year for 3 years.

Summary:The triangle Trust offer funding for specialist community and voluntary organisations working with carers or the rehabilitation of offenders or ex-offenders within the UK. The Triangle Trust particularly favour applications that would develop sustainable income sources, so that when the grant comes to end your organisation’s income will not be reduced.

Closing Date: See website for more details

 

Transition Funding

Web: http://www.hlf.org.uk/looking-funding/our-grant-programmes/transition-funding

Award Amount: £10,000-£100,000

Summary:Transition funding is available to UK organisations that want to achieve significant strategic change in order to become more resilient and sustain improved management of heritage for the long term. This can be through acquiring new skills or knowledge, or new models of governance, leadership, business and income-generation.

Closing Date: applications accepted at any time

 

Youth Business Scotland (part of The Princes Trust)

Web: http://www.psybt.org.uk

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: Grant amounts up to £1,000 and loans up to £5000 for help with starting a business. Also offer Development Loans up to £10,000 Accelerator Loans up to £25,000 and Innovation Funding Loans up to £30,000.

Summary:Youth Business Scotland (formerly Princes Scottish Youth Business Trust) is part of the Princes Trust charity. They provide essential finance and professional support to 18-25 year olds in Scotland, to run their own business including social enterprise ventures. Offer business start-up advice as well as loans and grants.

Closing Date: Check funders website for details

 

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