Access – The Foundation for Social Investment (‘Access’) has published its latest impact report looking at the investment of their endowment, the social and environmental impact it has generated and the financial return. Access was given a £60 million endowment by Government in 2015 to spend over ten years on funding programmes which help charities […]

The government has announced today (7 March) that the expanded Dormant Assets Scheme, which will unlock £880 million of forgotten money, will fund much needed investment into organisations tackling social problems in their communities including social enterprises and charities. In addition, the government has announced £31 million of immediate funding from dormant assets to help […]

Access has appointed Sue Cooper to join the board of the Foundation. Sue will serve for an initial term of three years. Sue brings significant experience of supporting charities and social enterprises to access social investment. Her career has included 18 years working with charities and social enterprises for Triodos Bank UK and a role […]