Capitalisation and balance sheet growth: injecting core equity capital to build stronger, larger SIFIs that are able to raise further private investment and provide a reliable and predictable flow of capital to social sector organisations.
Risk and working capital: acting as lead or cornerstone investor in the developing and piloting of financial products and funds that provide risk and working capital to the social sector.
Sustainability and operational growth: providing medium to long-term capital to SIFIs to enable them to achieve sustainability and scale and so increase the volume of affordable finance that they can offer to the social sector.
Market mechanisms and infrastructure: acting as lead or cornerstone investor and/or providing underwriting support for the development of market infrastructure.
Advice, skills and information: providing direct equity and loan investments to SIFIs developing and providing financial advisory and corporate finance services to help social sector organisations build the skills required to take on investment.