Philanthropy Impact

Inspiring philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes

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Definition
An approach to charitable giving that applies venture capital investment principles – such as long-term investment and hands-on support – to the citizen sector.
Venturesome (CAF)
Organisation
Venturesome is the social investment arm of the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). It provides risk capital and financial advice to small- and medium-sized charities and other social enterprises. Over £7.25m has been committed to 150 charities since its launch in 2002, of which £4.7m has already been recycled.