UK social investors have asked the government to contribute to a multimillion pound liquidity fund, while voluntary sector representatives warn charities face a £4.3bn funding shortfall over the next 12 weeks.
Our DICE Young Storymaker reports from Brazil on a cultural centre that’s supporting local businesses, engaging vulnerable youth and helping transform what was once the world’s most dangerous neighbourhood.
Nonprofits urgently need two- to five-year bridge financing right now – but foundations could step in by pledging some of their assets as collateral. Mark Kramer, co-founder and managing director of FSG, calls for bold leadership.
Thousands of Pakistani women qualify as doctors every year, but half of them quit after marriage and children. Telemedicine social enterprise Sehat Kahani gets them back to work to offer healthcare to the poorest communities.
The Scottish government is among those announcing new funding this week, as it unveils early details of support for charities and social enterprises – but Westminster is yet to reassure the wider UK charity sector of its support.