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I was pleased to see the first report from the Social Investment Intelligence Network (SIIN). The SIIN is a new initiative aimed at gathering and sharing more up to date intelligence about the demand for social investment from charities and social enterprises. It brings together a group of sector leaders from around the country to […]
Our understanding of how change happens has evolved since we started in 2015. In response to what we’ve learned, we’ve grown from having a direct focus on developing the social investment market to a broader focus on helping charities and social enterprises become more resilient related diversifying their income, which in turn should increase demand […]
Our latest quarterly dashboard covering the period up to 31st December 2017. Here we share the highlights.
2018 is a year when we will begin to get the answers to some of the major unanswered questions in UK social investment.
Readers will recall that we invest our endowment using a “total impact approach” – this means using our endowment to achieve maximum social impact while meeting our financial requirements. We established our “Bull’s Eye model” to prioritise how we choose to invest: In the inner ring of the Bull’s Eye (Tier 1) we invest directly in […]
Following David Floyd’s blog series for Access last year, Gen Maitland Hudson continues with the theme of subsidy in our latest guest blog, considering subsidy and measurement in social investment There’s a fine double example of subsidy in Andrew Adonis’ resignation letter that livened up the week between Christmas and New Year. The former chair […]