Social and Sustainable Capital: Third Sector Investment Fund

Loans Social Enterprise

Launched by Social and Sustainable Capital, the Third Sector Investment Fund invests in social enterprises and charities across the UK through secured and unsecured loans. The Fund’s investors are Santander, Big Society Capital and the Social Investment Business Foundation.

The Fund invests between £150,000 and £3 million in charities and social enterprises across the UK. The Fund can support organisations across all social sectors, focused on improving the economic and social well-being of individuals, particularly those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged.

For further information and how to apply please click here.

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