Chris Dadson is the Business Development Manager at the Social Investment Business where he leads on new product development. Formerly he worked as a senior policy advisor in the Cabinet Office. SIB supports social enterprises through loans, grants and other financial products to help them do more of what they do best. Since 2002 SIB has disbursed over £380m in loans and grants to 1,200 organisations.
Foundations have the capacity to play a crucial role in developing the social enterprise market. It's time they maximised this potential to catalyse lasting change, argue Danyal Sattar and Chris Dadson.