What we do

We provide loans, grants and strategic support to charities and social enterprises to help them improve people’s lives. 

We have helped hundreds of organisations become more resilient and sustainable so that they can grow and increase their impact.

We were one of the UK’s first social investors and since 2002 have provided over £380 million of loans and grants to charities and social enterprises. 

Impact stories

Ecological Land Co-operative is a social enterprise providing affordable access to land for sustainable rural livelihoods via the creation of low-impact smallholdings.
Ashley Community Housing is a housing association and recognised leader in the field of refugee resettlement and integration.
Bootstrap Company is a social enterprise committed to alleviating poverty in Hackney. They provide workspace to, and support, a diverse mix of tenants.

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The Social Investment Business is the trading name for the Social Investment Business Foundation, Registered Company No. 05777484 (England), Registered Charity No 1117185 (England & Wales), The Social Investment Business Limited, Registered in England No. 06490609, VAT No. 927456693 and Futurebuilders-England Limited, Registered in England No. 05066676. Registered Office: CAN Mezzanine, Borough, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR

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