Capitalisation and balance sheet growth: injecting core equity capital to build stronger, larger SIFIs that are able to raise further private investment and so provide more capital to the social sector;
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 the social sector;
Market mechanisms and infrastructure: acting as lead or cornerstone investor and/or providing underwriting for the development of market infrastructure;
Advice, skills and information: providing direct equity and loan investment to SIFIs developing and providing financial advisory/corporate finance services to help social sector organisations build the skills and capacity required to take on investment.