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Events | 10 May 2017
Location: St Marys Conference Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield, S2 4QZ
Blog | 9 May 2017

At some point in 2015 I started thinking that if I didn’t get to grips with understanding social finance I’d probably be a bit of a dinosaur.  In a world where money for preventive services is only likely to continue shrinking, any new avenues were worth knowing more about.  

Blog | 4 May 2017

Last year we worked with a group of social crowdfunding platforms to co-develop and launch a match fund for social investment crowdfunding. 

Events | 25 April 2017
Location: Prospero House- etc Venues, 241 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1GA
Events | 20 April 2017
Location: The Brewery, London, EC1
Blog | 13 April 2017

We're delighted to announce the relaunch of Good Finance - a website to help charities and social enterprises better navigate the social investment market. Kieran Whiteside, Project Manager of Good Finance, discusses what the new site aims to do and next steps. 

News | 12 April 2017

Good Finance, a website and collaborative project to help charities and social enterprises navigate social investment, has launched after a year of research and co-design with the sector.

Blog | 4 April 2017

Today we publish our third deal-level data release, this time up to December 2016.  It includes Big Society Capital’s deals as well as social investment deals made by other investors and arranged by intermediaries which have not received our investment. 

Events | 29 March 2017
Location: BWB Offices, 10 Queen Street Place, London EC4R 1BE
Blog | 27 March 2017

The House of Lords Select Committee on Charities has today published Stronger charities for a stronger society, its report investigating the sustainability of the charity sector, containing 100 recommendations for the sector.

News | 27 March 2017

Bethnal Green Ventures celebrates 5 years of accelerating tech for good with £1.3m investment. 

Blog | 23 March 2017

Like many other fans of the Lloyds Bank Foundation’s work, I was at the launch of the report “Facing Forward” – it gives a sobering overview of the trends in the environment that smaller charities need to consider to continue to provide essential local services with increasing demand and complexity of need.

Blog | 15 March 2017

As part of the GET INFORMED campaign, Oliver Hunt of BWB, discusses what the 2016 Charities (and Social Investment) Act means specifically for trustees. 

Blog | 8 March 2017

The City Bridge Trust share their journey exploring social investment in addition to their grant-making activity. 

Blog | 6 March 2017

Last week, Big Society Capital collaborated with the Marshall Institute on a roundtable discussion with a group of charitable foundation trustees, senior executives and relevant advisers.

News | 3 March 2017

The Government has announced today that up to £2 billion of unclaimed assets currently lying dormant could transform charity and voluntary sector funding in the future. The comments follow the publication of the final report of the Independent Dormant Assets Commission, set up in December 2015.

Blog | 2 March 2017

Over the last five years, we and colleagues across the sector have made a great deal of progress on social investment. 

Blog | 28 February 2017

Evita shares her story volunteering in mental health with the WPF Therapy. 

Blog | 23 February 2017

After 3,000 hours of face-to-face engagement, 250 organisations met, four member organisations confirmed, three Chris’s recruited and two awards won, the Public Services Lab, winner of the Business Impact Challenge, is starting to emerge.

Blog | 23 February 2017

Continuing our volunteering series, Rebecca McCartney shares her experience volunteering with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute. 

Blog | 20 February 2017

In Alliance Magazine, Barnaby Wiener, Trustee of Treebeard Trust shares their experience of making social investments. 

Events | 20 February 2017
Location: City University of London 
Blog | 16 February 2017

Pensions have been undergoing radical change in recent years, with millions more now enrolled in their own contributory pensions.

News | 16 February 2017

Nearly three-quarters of people want to know where their pension pot is invested, yet two in five Defined Contribution (DC) pension savers admit they know little or nothing about it. That’s according to a new report, Pensions with Purpose, commissioned by Big Society Capital and researched by ComRes.

Research | 16 February 2017

The DC pensions revolution has been a great success for the Government and industry so far, with millions of new pension savers. However, there remains a real danger that we will fail to bring about the future retirement that savers are hoping for if individuals remain disconnected and disengaged from their pensions.