Homeless Link: Social Investment Fund

Health & Social Care Loans

The Homeless Link Social Investment Fund offers flexible, blended finance of up to £150,000 to charities and social enterprises working to reduce homelessness across England.

The Fund is looking to support organisations to:

  • increase the homelessness sector’s knowledge and experience of social investment;
  • develop new models for income generation and funding; and
  • improve their long-term sustainability.

The Homeless Link Social Investment Fund is provided through the Growth Fund, which is managed by Access-the Foundation for Social Investment with funding from the Big Lottery Fund and Big Society Capital.

For more information and how to apply please click here.

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