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This month at Access Access in numbers – Those familiar with our work will know that we focus on building a social investment market fit for the future, as well as delivering finance to the frontline. Through our partners, Access has now supported over 2,200 charities and social enterprises and enabled over £100 million of investment to […]
I’m just over six months into my role at Access, and one of the things I’ve been looking at during this time is how to make progress on our commitments around Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). Most of my career has been in the international development sector, and when I joined I was interested to […]
This month at Access Energy resilience – following the announcement earlier this year that charities and social enterprises will receive additional support from the Dormant Assets scheme to improve their energy resilience, we have now launched the window for social investors to express interest in our new energy efficiency fund. Alongside this, we are also looking for partners […]
Earlier this year it was announced that Access and Big Society Capital would receive £12m and £8m (respectively) to support charities and social enterprises with energy resilience. It has been a challenging year for charities and social enterprises with rapid rises in energy prices coupled with increased demand for their services. Recent data from the […]
This month at Access Shaping the future – With more Dormant Asset funding due to flow to charities and social enterprises via social investment – we want to make sure this money is being used in the most effective way possible. We are looking for a broad range of views to feed into a cross-sector […]
CEO Seb Elsworth reflects on our progress in relation to equity, diversity and inclusion over the last year and our priorities for the year ahead.
We are looking for a broad range of views – from charities and social enterprises to infrastructure bodies and those in the social investment market itself – to feed into a cross-sector plan designed to ensure that all communities have access to the capital and enterprise support they need to thrive.