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Big Potential Breakthrough: Year 6 Evaluation

The sixth year of Big Potential Breakthrough looks at the attitude of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations towards the programme and monitors its effectiveness.

Futurebuilders Learnings

Futurebuilders England was a ground-breaking, Government-backed social investment fund that provided loan financing to social sector organisations in England to help them bid for, win, and deliver public service contracts. Created in 2004, Futurebuilders was the first social investment fund in the UK and SIB has been running the Fund since 2008.

COVID-19 & Coastal Communities: Investing in the social economy to revive seaside resorts and coastal towns

The economic impact of COVID-19 has been severe, but some places have been hit harder than others. Coastal communities have been particularly exposed to the economic damage caused by the nationwide lockdown.

Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund: Dashboard

Since launching the Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund at the end of April, transparency has been a key aim. In line with this, we are publishing a new online dashboard with data from the Fund.

Big Potential Advanced: Year 5 Evaluation

The fifth year of Big Potential Advanced looks at the attitude of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations towards the programme and monitors its effectiveness.

Big Potential Advanced: Year 4 Evaluation

The fourth year of Big Potential Advanced looks at the attitude of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations towards the programme and monitors its effectiveness.

Our Impact: 2018-19 Report

Our Impact Report for 2018/19 details our track record, our methodology, our customer feedback and our future plans.

2019 Annual Report and Financial Statement

This is our Annual Report & Financial Statements for the year ending 31 March 2019.

Our Response to the Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) consultation

This is our response to HM Treasury’s review of Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR): a tax break for individual investors making investments into charities and social enterprises.

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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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