PLUS: Scotland’s £30m Third Sector Growth Fund; Ford Foundation seeds Black Feminist Fund with £15m; Big Issue Invest backs Sport England; Neighbourly raises £3m; National Academy for Social Prescribing funds 37 projects; and more.
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.
Social sector organisations – and those they exist to help – have been deeply shaken by Covid-19. As they tread slowly towards a longed-for recovery phase, Big Issue Invest CEO Danyal Sattar shares what social investors can do now to support them.
Hatch Enterprise's Dirk Bischof, whose first boss sparked a lifelong focus on diversity, shares his frustrations with the UK's social investment market and unveils a new £10m fund targeting typically overlooked founders.