Futurebuilders: What does it mean today?

31 January 2017

Futurebuilders, the social investment fund launched in 2004 to help charities and social enterprises deliver public services, has seen 50% of the original investment paid back. But what does this mean for social investment today?

Trading faces: Refreshing our brand

15 December 2016

You may have noticed that our look has changed recently.

Here is the story our brand refresh, why it was (badly) needed and what your organisation might be able to learn from our experience.

Discussing social investment in the House of Lords

3 November 2016

Last week our Chief Executive Jonathan Jenkins was invited by the House of Lords to give evidence to the Select Committee on Charities. He blogs on this fascinating (if slightly nerve-wracking) experience.

Why I’m excited about The Reach Fund

24 October 2016

Today we have launched the Reach Fund. A brand new investment readiness programme funded by Access – The Foundation for Social Investment. But what is the point of the Reach Fund? And why are we so excited about it?

Our plan: achieving our vision and mission

15 August 2016
An introduction to our three year plan and how we plan on fulfilling our vision and mission in the coming years.

Catalysing impact deal flow in East Africa

17 June 2016
The latest report on impact deal flow in East Africa and what its findings mean for the future of international social investment.

Confessions of a social investment marketeer

4 May 2016

Oliver Monty, our Marketing whizz, reflects on his social investment journey and what he's learnt so far.

A changing of the guard

3 March 2016

As a number of our board members stepped down at the same time we had to make sure we replaced them well. This is how we went about it.

What is the future for social investment finance intermediaries?

16 October 2015
The results of ICRF fund demonstrated the value social investment intermediaries bring. However, questionmarks over their future remain.

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