What to consider before embarking on a CRM Journey

8 March 2017

Many charities and social enterprises are under increasing pressure to improve the flexibility and efficiency of their systems and we’re no different. We’ve recently put a new customer relationship management system (CRM) in place and learnt a bit along the way.

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

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

As we launch the Reach Fund, a brand new investment readiness programme funded by Access – The Foundation for Social Investment, Jonathan Jenkins explains why he is so excited about it.

Our plan: achieving our vision and mission

15 August 2016
Jonathan Jenkins introduces 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
Jonathan Jenkins discusses 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. Jonathan Jenkins, then Chief Executive, explains how we went about it.

What is the future for social investment finance intermediaries?

16 October 2015
Jonathan Jenkins, then Chief Executive of Social Investment Business, discusses how the results of ICRF demonstrated the value of social investment intermediaries and the questionmarks over their future.

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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, Futurebuilders-England Limited, Registered in England No. 05066676 and Forward Enterprise FM Ltd, Registered in England No.11238102. Registered Office: CAN Mezzanine, Borough, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR.

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