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Events | 29 August 2019

Our expert answers your questions on Social Investment Tax Relief

Webinar: 29 August 2019, 4.15-5.00pm - CANCELLED

Action Homeless CEO Mark Grant writes why SITR could be a game-changer
Blog | 11 June 2019

Action Homeless CEO Mark Grant writes why he believes simplifying Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) could be a game-changer that would allow them to raise flexible, patient and risk-tolerant capital, which they could use to provide more affordable housing to people affected by homelessness.

The Spotted Cow is a community hub that offers a bar, restaurant, Post Office and B&B under one roof.

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. 

A unique £10 million Crowd Match Fund to allow the public to invest directly in charities and social enterprises.

Working in partnership to create and promote safer communities.

Delivering projects to help meet rather than exceed local energy demand, making a positive difference to the quality of life of local people and investing in the community.

Guide to investing community shares Big Society Capital
Research | 19 January 2017

Investing in community shares is a simple, direct and engaging way of supporting businesses that serve your community. 

Community energy scheme, reinvesting profits into infrastructure projects, wildlife conservation and energy efficiency measures.

Community-owned hydro scheme, generating clean energy, reducing carbon emissions and funding local environmental projects.