• Britain’s got talent? Big Society Capital seeks stellar social investment ideas

    Social enterprises, charities and fund managers can get up to £30,000 plus in-kind support to develop new impact investment ideas with the potential to “transform lives”. Apply by 1 March.

  • Squeezed health and social care enterprises lean on proactive social investors

    Social investors backing health and social care businesses see themselves as key partners – much more than just ‘bankers in sandals’ – as Covid-19 pressures refuse to abate. Catch up in the latest webinar from Pioneers Post and Good Finance.

  • UK government urged to invest wisely following announcement of £800m from dormant assets for ‘good causes’

    Social enterprise leaders welcome new funds but warn that rolling out £800m Dormant Assets Scheme without careful planning would be a “massive mistake” – while shadow charities minister says policy is “scraping the barrel”.

  • Ford Foundation boss: Philanthropists need to ‘get uncomfortable’ – and fund the troublemakers

    Pursuing justice and dignity, not just charity, means acknowledging complicity in systems of inequality – and backing the 'troublemakers' who will hold you to account, says boss of influential US foundation.

  • ‘A corporate foundation can be a social compass’ – Kirsten Ottens

    The director of ING Netherlands Foundation on teaming up with the country’s largest bank to tackle digital exclusion, how a parent company’s value goes far beyond cash – and why overhead costs shouldn’t be a dirty word.

  • Three ideas to mend US society: Ashoka Fellows on turning division into dialogue

    Is the US social fracture beyond repair? The nation remains highly polarised after a hard-fought election, but there are ways of bringing Americans back together, say three leading social entrepreneurs.

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Our Impact Library picks of 2020

Catch up with some of our top Impact Library stories of the year – interviews, analysis, guides and opinion – available exclusively to Pioneers Post subscribers.