Be patient, flexible and targeted to areas of need: new data from the UK's £142m Futurebuilders England Fund – launched back in 2004 – suggests lessons for what will make future social investment work.
To-do list for new CEO at Big Society Capital sets out plans for ambitious growth, better communications, more flexible finance and action on diversity – quadrennial review highlights key successes, failings and challenges ahead.
Cambridge Social Innovation Prize: “Social enterprises have formed a key plank in our pandemic response. They need our support to meet the explosion in demand for their proven, impactful interventions,” says Baroness Glenys Thornton.
Stories can provide a lens with which to engage with reality. The managing director of Myanmar social enterprise Third Story Project discusses how stories can be used to open conversations around difficult issues – including Covid-19.
“Each and every” trustee responsible for how a foundation deploys its endowment “super-power”, according to new ACF report. Plus, foundations should be transparent with grantees on the source of their wealth.