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Charities and social enterprises offered loans to beat energy bills
Social enterprises

Charities and social enterprises offered loans to beat energy bills

Big Issue Invest is offering energy bill loans to charities and social enterprises which are struggling with rising costs.

Local theatre company receives £104K in investment from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

Local theatre company receives £104K in investment from Big Issue Invest

The investment from Big Issue Invest will allow OVO to take on a long-term lease with the Roman Theatre site, which will not only allow them to expand their Roman Theatre Festival, but it will also allow them to invest in reusable infrastructure, such as a permanent stage, dressing room and bar.

ESG, Regulation and Data reporting  – should we be implementing an Impact Balance Sheet?
Big Issue Invest

ESG, Regulation and Data reporting  – should we be implementing an Impact Balance Sheet?

We have come a long way since Big Issue Invest started in 2005, having supported over 550 organisations with over £80million in funding and we are publishing our impact regularly through our impact reports.

The musicians helping to change young people’s lives in Reading
Charity

The musicians helping to change young people’s lives in Reading

These people quit their jobs to help neurodivergent adults get the support they need
Activism

These people quit their jobs to help neurodivergent adults get the support they need

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’
Health

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’

Milton Keynes-based community interest company receives £50K in funding from Big Issue Invest to help empower disadvantaged communities
Big Issue Invest

Milton Keynes-based community interest company receives £50K in funding from Big Issue Invest to help empower disadvantaged communities

Charity fighting social exclusion in Bristol receives funding boost
Social Justice

Charity fighting social exclusion in Bristol receives funding boost

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’
Health

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’

Milton Keynes-based community interest company receives £50K in funding from Big Issue Invest to help empower disadvantaged communities
Big Issue Invest

Milton Keynes-based community interest company receives £50K in funding from Big Issue Invest to help empower disadvantaged communities

Charity fighting social exclusion in Bristol receives funding boost
Social Justice

Charity fighting social exclusion in Bristol receives funding boost

Bristol-based charity that tackles social exclusion receives £40K in funding from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

Bristol-based charity that tackles social exclusion receives £40K in funding from Big Issue Invest

The south London café helping people with learning difficulties into work
Hospitality

The south London café helping people with learning difficulties into work

Community interest company, Nickel Support, receives £35K in funding from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

Community interest company, Nickel Support, receives £35K in funding from Big Issue Invest

Big Issue Invest backs multi-million pound scheme to help refugees in Greater Manchester and the West Midlands
Big Issue Invest

Big Issue Invest backs multi-million pound scheme to help refugees in Greater Manchester and the West Midlands

Landmark fund to help diverse entrepreneurs change society announced
Social enterprises

Landmark fund to help diverse entrepreneurs change society announced

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Social investment fund announced to tackle inequality as wealth gap widens  
Big Issue Invest

Social investment fund announced to tackle inequality as wealth gap widens  

East Durham-based charity receives £100K in funding from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

East Durham-based charity receives £100K in funding from Big Issue Invest

Lighthouse Furniture is helping low-income families make their house a home
poverty

Lighthouse Furniture is helping low-income families make their house a home

Yoga for cooped-up kids gets a boost with Big Issue funding
Big Issue Invest

Yoga for cooped-up kids gets a boost with Big Issue funding

Big Issue draws big names to £25m fund to help marginalised people become entrepreneurs
Big Issue Invest

Big Issue draws big names to £25m fund to help marginalised people become entrepreneurs

Major investors come on board to tackle inequality through Growth Impact Fund
Big Issue Invest

Major investors come on board to tackle inequality through Growth Impact Fund

Social ventures supported to do good across Scotland with £200,000 of investment
Big Issue Invest

Social ventures supported to do good across Scotland with £200,000 of investment

SouthGen, a local charitable, community benefit society received £75,000 in funding from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

SouthGen, a local charitable, community benefit society received £75,000 in funding from Big Issue Invest

Fund reopens to continue to deliver much needed grant funding to social enterprises
Big Issue Invest

Fund reopens to continue to deliver much needed grant funding to social enterprises

Social housing: How one social enterprise is giving shelter to thousands
Social housing

Social housing: How one social enterprise is giving shelter to thousands

Reclaiming the Future
Big Issue Invest

Reclaiming the Future

Latest annual impact report shows mainstream social investment fund supporting the Covid-19 recovery
Big Issue Invest

Latest annual impact report shows mainstream social investment fund supporting the Covid-19 recovery

London-based charity, dedicated to supporting young people and families from minority and disadvantaged backgrounds, receives £50,000 in funding
Big Issue Invest

London-based charity, dedicated to supporting young people and families from minority and disadvantaged backgrounds, receives £50,000 in funding

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