Archive July 2016

Grow your social enterprise with Goldman Sachs

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme provides high-quality, practical education specifically tailored to the needs of UK social enterprise and small business leaders. Applications are now open for the January 2017 intake, deadline for applications close on 24th October.

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First investment of Growth Fund announced

Access: The Foundation for Social Investment was set up in 2015 to help charities and social enterprises access capital and social investment to increase their impact. The Health and Wellbeing Challenge Fund (South West) is the first to receive investment worth £4.4m.

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New rules to boost funding for social enterprises

The European Commission has proposed amendments to the European Venture Capital Funds and the European Social Entrepreneurship Funds regulations, to boost investment into venture capital and social projects; making it easier for investors to invest.

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