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Not investment ready? Not a problem. -   We know it can take a bit of time and a bit of support before you’re ready to take that step. This
Make Liverpool receive £150,000 of investment for major redevelopment - First Ark Social Investment have recently approved £150,000 of investment for Make Liverpool to help them redevelop their North Docks venue. Make
New animation from Good Finance - Good Finance has launched a new film to help charities and social enterprises understand social investment. Take a look below.
£50,000 Loans To Help Social Organisations Thrive - First Ark Social Investment (FASI) has today launched the ‘Thrive Fund’, which will offer unsecured loans of up to £50,000 to social
5 ways the North West social economy is booming (and set to grow even more) - The social economy in the North West of England is booming. Thanks to a combination of factors social enterprises are growing, increasing
Tender mercy: will public sector contracts get easier for smaller charities? - Smaller charities often find it hard to win public sector contracts. The situation is partly due to the overly complex rules and
How charities could benefit from older volunteers - Charity organisations could be missing out on an untapped volunteer workforce. A recent survey by the Royal Voluntary Service found that around
Why the social economy is stuck in first gear - Many social enterprises and charities grow slower than they could or should. The reason is often a lack of investment. Without money
Cumbria’s new £4m social investment fund - Registered charities and social enterprises in Cumbria are being invited to apply for a blend of loan and grant from a new
New social investment fund set to help the North West - Speaking at the Northern Enterprise Conference in Manchester, the group chief executive of a North West social investment business announced the launch

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