Traditional funding is often too restricted and can encourage dependence. Grants that focus on boosting traded income can help social enterprises to grow on their own terms and become more sustainable.
Mask-free and ready to mingle: sustainable capitalism takes centre stage at government-backed pilot event in Liverpool – with organisers aiming to create a festival vibe “without the private jets” and a “radical rethink” of business events.
“The idea is to move capital to the social entrepreneur rather than this late 19th century idea of the entrepreneur coming to London with his begging bowl to get a financier interested in his project,” said Social Stock Exchange CEO Tomás Carruthers.
Renovation and regeneration project with a social conscience scoops the UK arts world's biggest and most controversial prize. Instead of being ridiculed, this year's winner is proving popular, writes Lee Mannion.
Social Business Trust has reaffirmed its belief in The Reader by announcing a renewed package. Earlier this year Pioneers Post took a closer look at the venture philanthropy charity; our film shows how they work.