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Blog | 4 May 2017

Last year we worked with a group of social crowdfunding platforms to co-develop and launch a match fund for social investment crowdfunding. 

A unique £10 million Crowd Match Fund to allow the public to invest directly in charities and social enterprises.

Working in partnership to create and promote safer communities.

Delivering projects to help meet rather than exceed local energy demand, making a positive difference to the quality of life of local people and investing in the community.

Research | 19 January 2017

Investing in community shares is a simple, direct and engaging way of supporting businesses that serve your community. 

Community energy scheme, reinvesting profits into infrastructure projects, wildlife conservation and energy efficiency measures.

Community-owned hydro scheme, generating clean energy, reducing carbon emissions and funding local environmental projects.

Community energy project, reinvesting profits to reduce energy bills, tackle fuel poverty and support initiatives for local people.

Providing affordable local housing by redeveloping urban sites and reusing buildings.

Providing biodynamic and organic offices and workshops for local businesses.