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Events | 25 April 2018

Location: The Admiral Rodney, Horncastle, LN9 5DX

Events | 24 April 2018

Location: The Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington, DH1 1SG, United Kingdom

Blog | 18 April 2018

"It has been an incredible journey setting up a grant-making trust, effectively a start-up” – writes Barbra Mazur, who runs the Battersea Power Station Foundation, an independent UK charitable body established by the Battersea Power Station shareholders to ensure that the diverse and vibrant South London communities surrounding the Power Station have access to a new source of funding. 

Blog | 17 April 2018

Over recent months there has been a flurry of new impact reports from social investors across the UK. It is great that intermediaries are publishing these reports that show what social investment can help achieve but also highlighting some of the challenges and lessons along the way.

Events | 17 April 2018

Location: Blake Morgan, Botley, Seacourt Tower, West Way, Oxford, OX2 0FB

News | 12 April 2018

Big Society Capital and Guy’s & St Thomas Charity are interested to explore enterprise solutions to childhood obesity, and how philanthropy and social investment could help scale socially impactful enterprises in this area. 

Blog | 28 March 2018

It’s gone by seemingly in a blink of an eye, but Access - the Foundation for Social Investment was launched 3 years ago. We then saw Access as a younger sister organisation, learning from the experience of our early days, with a mandate and tools (ie. grant!) to do things that are needed that we could never do.

Events | 22 March 2018

Location: The Wakes, Theatre Square, Oakengates, Telford, TF2 6EP

Events | 21 March 2018

Are you looking to raise investment using Social Investment Tax Relief?

Events | 15 March 2018

Location: Leeds , Mills & Reeve Offices 1 City Square, Leeds LS1 2ES

Blog | 12 March 2018

Everyone in the charity sector is needing to respond to the ‘digital age’. Many organisations, including The Children’s Society (TCS) are embarking on digital transformation or digital maturity programmes, looking at all aspects of an organisation from the technology used by staff through to digital communications with beneficiaries.

Events | 5 March 2018

Location: London,  Big Society Capital Offices

Blog | 5 March 2018

Big Society Capital is actively looking for partners to co-develop investment solutions to provide homes for people in need. Our interview with Thomas Man (Head of Capital Ambition at London Councils) kicks off the “Innovation in Homes” blog series, where we will be highlighting innovative initiatives and partnerships that we have come across.

Blog | 1 March 2018

Like many others, I often use anniversaries as an opportunity to celebrate, reflect and recalibrate. I will soon be entering my fourth year at Big Society Capital so it seemed timely to think back to how my work has changed and developed during this period. One area I would like to focus on is the growth of impact investment.

Blog | 27 February 2018

A year ago, a small group of people from around the UK social investment sector created a very special event at Dartington Hall, with the rather sinister sci-fi title of “The Gathering”. Their aim was to bring social investment leaders together, to bond a community, and to generate a sense of common purpose.

Events | 15 February 2018

Location: Big Society Capital, 8-10 New Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1AZ

Blog | 7 February 2018

Big Society Capital is launching a programme of initiatives around community investment to support local businesses to improve lives and the communities where they operate.

News | 7 February 2018

A new £30 million fund for Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs) launched today to meet the needs of small businesses that create positive social impact in their local communities.

Events | 6 February 2018

Location: University of Hertfordshire, de Havilland Campus, Hatfield, AL10 9EU

Events | 31 January 2018

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

Events | 17 January 2018

Wednesday 17th – Friday 19th January 2018

Blog | 9 January 2018

In our third data dives into social investment, we look at the revenue sources and business models being used by charities and social enterprises to create, sustain or grow their positive social impact.

Blog | 4 January 2018

This week we had a milestone for social investment to support the development of charities and social enterprises.

Blog | 14 December 2017

Earlier this year, Big Society Capital convened a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) Advisory Council made up of leading DAFs in the UK to establish a collaborative partnership for DAFs.