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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. 

Community renewable energy scheme using solar power to reduce energy bills and alleviate local fuel poverty.

Community-run leisure centre using a biomass boiler to reduce runnings costs, become sustainable and continue to serve the local community.

Local renewable energy scheme generating clean power, reducing energy bills and reinvesting profits back into community projects.

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Equity investment into the world’s first crowdfunding platform for civic projects.

Blog | 7 December 2015

Big Society Capital wants to create a £5 million facility for alternative finance platforms to match crowdfunded investments by individuals to charities and social enterprises. We are seeking platforms to partner with us to deliver this fund which will launch in 2016.

News | 7 December 2015

Big Society Capital requests proposals for Crowd Match Fund Big Society Capital today released a Request for Proposals from crowdfunding and alternative finance platforms for the Crowd Match Fund.

Blog | 2 December 2015

Last month, we announced a Kick-Off Workshop to initiate discussions about our proposed Crowd Match Fund. The half-day workshop took place on Monday 23rd November comprising of five sessions lead by speakers from Big Society Capital, Nesta and Freedom Bakery.