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Cardiff Council is considering using social impact bonds (SIBs) to fund foster placements for some of the city’s most vulnerable children.

Proposals that Children’s Services work on a feasibility study for...

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Over £17.5m has been committed in the first round of funding to a new impact investment fund aimed at early stage social innovations, launched by Nesta.

Nesta Impact Investments, which aims...

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This year 154 social entrepreneurs from across the UK will receive grants and training from the School for Social Entrepreneurs, as part of the Lloyds Banking Group Social Entrepreneurs Programme,...

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The UK’s social investment market could be worth £1bn by 2016, according to a Big Society Capital report released in September, while research from the Big Lottery Fund says investment...

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Social investment scheme to link business and local community

Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) and insurance company Legal and General are set to launch a social investment scheme backed by £65k...

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The government’s announcement of a £10m fund to help charities and social enterprises develop the skills and infrastructure to win more capital investment and public service contracts is welcome, but...

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The social investment sector must introduce new investment mechanisms and improved standards if it wants to attract money from the City of London, according to a recent report.

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The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has launched a working group to look at tax incentives and social investment to stimulate the social investment market ahead of the...

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 A new social investment fund that allows philanthropists to ‘perpetually invest’ in creating more robust charities was launched by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) on Monday.

The CAF Social Impact Fund...

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A new report outlines lessons learned from the development of the world's first Social Impact Bond (SIB) created to fund interventions at Peterborough Prison and cut re-offending. The report is based on interviews with...

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