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Events | 31 January 2018

Location: The Freedom Centre, 97 Preston Road, Hull, HU9 3QB

Events | 17 January 2018

Wednesday 17th – Friday 19th January 2018

Events | 12 December 2017

Location: Cazenove Charities, 31 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7QA

News | 11 December 2017

We are looking for a software development team to lead on the build of our new website.

Events | 7 December 2017

Location: Future Business Centre, Kings Hedges Road, Cambridge, CB4 2HY

Blog | 6 December 2017

As part of Trustees Week in November we held a fringe event at NCVO’s Trustee Conference to mark a year of running GET INFORMED – Social Investment for Boards. We wanted to give people a flavour of the campaign and the support on offer, from online resources to 1:1 mentoring. It was a great session and we’ve shared the lively discussions through a podcast

Blog | 5 December 2017

At the recent Association of Charitable Foundations conference, representatives of three smaller foundations shared their experiences and perspectives of making social investments and providing non-financial support to organisations.

Events | 29 November 2017

Location: LSO St Luke's, 161 Old Street , EC1V 9NG London, United Kingdom

Events | 28 November 2017

Location: Priory Centre, 6 Priory Row, Coventry, CV1 5EX

Events | 21 November 2017

Location: GMCVO Social Enterprise Project, St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green, Manchester, M12 6FZ

Research | 21 November 2017

Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) are an increasingly common method of global philanthropic giving, with more than $80bn in assets under management in the US.

Blog | 20 November 2017

Ten Years on from Northern Rock, Jane Hartley, CEO of Vonne, recently made a clear and compelling case for continued grant investment in charities, social enterprises and voluntary organisations so that they can channel support to individuals and communities across the North East and Cumbria who need the most help.

Blog | 20 November 2017

In the summer, Big Society Capital launched our impact report, bringing together the information, stories and learnings from our first 5 years. In it, we’ve highlighted how social investment is supporting charities and social enterprises.

Events | 14 November 2017

Location: The Brewery, London

Events | 14 November 2017

Location: The Studio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP

Blog | 7 November 2017

Our second Data Dives into Social Investment blog looks at the social outcomes being targeted by charities and social enterprises across the UK. 

Blog | 31 October 2017

In the last few months, Big Society Capital carried out some research to understand the state of the Venture Philanthropy (VP) sector in the UK, in collaboration with the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA). 

Blog | 26 October 2017

Introducing our new series of blogs exploring social investment data visualisations.

Events | 24 October 2017
Location: Stirchley Baths, Bournville Lane, Birmingham, B30 2JT
Blog | 24 October 2017

In this post James Ronicle, Associate Director at Ecorys UK, describes the findings from the latest research collaboration between Ecorys UK and the Policy Innovation Research Unit (PIRU). The two research teams examined the reasons why 25 areas did, or did not, set up a social impact bond (SIB), and summarises the four factors that were essential in ensuring whether a SIB was launched.

Blog | 20 October 2017

Last December, we launched the Building Blocks framework, identifying the key components intermediaries need to have in order to be effective and sustainable in the long term.

Blog | 12 October 2017

On 26th September, a Social Investment Forum organised by Sarasin & Partners, Big Society Capital and Cass Business School asked the question “Is social investment growing fast enough?” Hear the thoughts and experiences of our speakers.

Blog | 11 October 2017

Last week I was invited to join a panel at Legal & General’s Defined Contribution (DC) pensions conference, chaired by Simon Chinnery, exploring the future direction of DC pensions. 

Blog | 28 September 2017

Social investment is all about people.

Events | 27 September 2017
Location: The Hub, 17 Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LZ