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‘Charities and Social Investment’, a report commissioned by the Charity Commission for England and Wales from the Institute for Voluntary Action Research provides an insight into the issues facing charities...

News (International)

Chicago-based philanthropist J.B. Pritzker and global investment bank, Goldman Sachs have joined forces to lend $7m (£4.48m) to a pre-school education programme in Salt Lake City, USA.

Goldman Sachs is...

News (International, UK)

Prime Minister David Cameron launched the world’s first Social Stock Exchange at the inaugural G8 conference on social impact investing in London today.

The Social Stock Exchange will be an...

News (International)

The strategic philanthropy foundation, Dasra, has announced an $800,000 grant to six organisations aimed at building an ecosystem for impact investing in India. The idea is to help individuals and...

News (UK)

Thirty start-up social enterprises have been chosen to take part in a programme, which aims to raise £4.5m of external investment to help the companies scale up over the next...

News (UK)

 

The charity Mencap can now only accept investments of more than £84,000 into its bond, which has been oversubscribed. It has already raised £8m from individual and institutional investors...

News (International)

László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion stated that the key roles of social investment are to help modernise national welfare systems and to help overcome Europe's...

News (UK)

Individuals can now buy and sell investments in leading social businesses online through Ethex, the UK’s first not-for-profit stockbroker.

Ethex.org.uk features positive investments (in businesses that offer social, environmental and financial...

News (UK)

Northern Ireland Philanthropy Fortnight, running from 8th to 19th April, will showcase innovative initiatives and aim to boost philanthropy in the country.

Events exploring local corporate philanthropy programmes, the Youth...

News (UK)

Northern Ireland Philanthropy Fortnight, running from 8th to 19th April, will showcase innovative initiatives and aim to boost philanthropy in the country.

Events exploring local corporate philanthropy programmes, the Youth...

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