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Social investment arm of the Big Issue Group opens up applications for second cohort of social enterprises in London  
Press Release

Social investment arm of the Big Issue Group opens up applications for second cohort of social enterprises in London  

Today (Wednesday 7th February), Big Issue Invest (BII), the investment arm of the Big Issue Group (BIG), has opened up for applications to the second round of an investment programme, aimed at up to 20 new and early-stage social enterprises in London. 
Mark Porter is announced as new Chair of Big Issue Invest 
Big Issue Invest CEO, Danyal Sattar with Mark Porter, newly appointed Chair of Big Issue Invest
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Mark Porter is announced as new Chair of Big Issue Invest 

How a school for kids with complex educational needs is changing lives: 'These kids can thrive'
Big Issue Invest

How a school for kids with complex educational needs is changing lives: 'These kids can thrive'

Big Issue Invest calls for applications from social ventures and charities across England from its £15M Impact Loans England programme
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Big Issue Invest calls for applications from social ventures and charities across England from its £15M Impact Loans England programme

I've been homeless in this city. Now I'm helping tourists discover its hidden secrets
Homelessness

I've been homeless in this city. Now I'm helping tourists discover its hidden secrets

How does The Big Issue help homeless people?
Activism

How does The Big Issue help homeless people?

Cost of living: Single mum who works full-time recalls struggle to pay bills – and how she found help
Big Issue Invest

Cost of living: Single mum who works full-time recalls struggle to pay bills – and how she found help

Social investment fund tackling inequality backed by Macquarie Group Foundation and BD Giving
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Social investment fund tackling inequality backed by Macquarie Group Foundation and BD Giving

How does The Big Issue help homeless people?
Big Issue Winter Support Kit launch at Christmas
Activism

How does The Big Issue help homeless people?

Cost of living: Single mum who works full-time recalls struggle to pay bills – and how she found help
cost of living
Big Issue Invest

Cost of living: Single mum who works full-time recalls struggle to pay bills – and how she found help

Social investment fund tackling inequality backed by Macquarie Group Foundation and BD Giving
Press Release

Social investment fund tackling inequality backed by Macquarie Group Foundation and BD Giving

Social investment fund tackling UK social inequality hits the £1m mark with latest investments
Press Release

Social investment fund tackling UK social inequality hits the £1m mark with latest investments

Power Up London: Big Issue Invest opens applications for new investment programme
Big Issue Invest

Power Up London: Big Issue Invest opens applications for new investment programme

All the ways Big Issue Invest is working to eradicate poverty and help people gain a better hold on life
A man making coffee
John Bird

All the ways Big Issue Invest is working to eradicate poverty and help people gain a better hold on life

Applications open for Big Issue Invest's fourth Social Impact Investment Fund
Big Issue Invest

Applications open for Big Issue Invest's fourth Social Impact Investment Fund

Iceland expands interest-free loan scheme as food prices soar and parents struggle to feed kids
Iceland Food Club
Cost of Living

Iceland expands interest-free loan scheme as food prices soar and parents struggle to feed kids

Our Growth Impact Fund is bringing social justice through opportunity
Jack from Neuropool, Lord Bird founder of the Big Issue, Ruth from DWRM. Image Credit - Sophie Okonkwo.
John Bird

Our Growth Impact Fund is bringing social justice through opportunity

Refugees are twice as likely to be unemployed. A new scheme in Coventry might have answers
Employment

Refugees are twice as likely to be unemployed. A new scheme in Coventry might have answers

Lincolnshire-based NW Counselling Hub CIC secures £50,000 investment from Big Issue Invest
NW Counselling Hub
Press Release

Lincolnshire-based NW Counselling Hub CIC secures £50,000 investment from Big Issue Invest

'I wish I was a nepo baby': Inside a 16-week mission to turn creative nepotism on its head
Davina Ansah
Community

'I wish I was a nepo baby': Inside a 16-week mission to turn creative nepotism on its head

Four out of five people getting loans from supermarket Iceland to cover food costs are women
Iceland Food Club
Food poverty

Four out of five people getting loans from supermarket Iceland to cover food costs are women

These south London homes are designed by the community and will always be affordable
london housing
Housing

These south London homes are designed by the community and will always be affordable

Newcastle-based cultural not-for-profit receives £45K in funding from Big Issue Invest
Press Release

Newcastle-based cultural not-for-profit receives £45K in funding from Big Issue Invest

Big Issue bosses lament missed opportunities in Chancellor's Spring Statement
Spring budget

Big Issue bosses lament missed opportunities in Chancellor's Spring Statement

Entrepreneurial social enterprise that helps young people from underrepresented communities receives £127K from Big Issue Invest
Foundervine
Press Release

Entrepreneurial social enterprise that helps young people from underrepresented communities receives £127K from Big Issue Invest

Something radical is happening in Hastings. It might just tell us how to solve Britain’s empty homes problem
empty homes, hastings
Activism

Something radical is happening in Hastings. It might just tell us how to solve Britain’s empty homes problem

Social enterprise providing film training to young disadvantaged people receives £150K in funding from Big Issue Invest
Chocolate Films
Press Release

Social enterprise providing film training to young disadvantaged people receives £150K in funding from Big Issue Invest

New investors announced for social impact investment Fund that back people the mainstream does not reach
Foundervine
Press Release

New investors announced for social impact investment Fund that back people the mainstream does not reach