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We want the UK social investment market to provide the opportunity for people and communities to engage and invest in the causes they care about. The market has the potential to create, and fund, new ways to change lives and improve local communities.

How social investment can be used

Communities purchasing shares

Community Shares Unit film, telling the story of how a community came together to save one of the country's most iconic pubs, the Bell Inn Bat

Social Investment Tax Relief

The founder of The Freedom Bakery, a Glasgow-based social enterprise based that works with prisoners and ex-offenders, talks about his experience of Social Investment Tax Relief.

Our goals for 2017

  • More everyday retail investors involved in social investment
  • More grassroots or community projects able to access capital