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Big Potential Breakthrough: Year three Evaluation

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

Embed purpose in your company articles

Purposely is a digital tool to embed purpose in a company’s governing articles. And it’s free to use.

2017 Annual Report and Financial Statement

This is our Annual Report & Financial Statements for the year ending 31 March 2017.

Covering your core costs in a shrinking market

No one enjoys paying for their organisation's core costs. Hopefully this guide will make dealing with them a little less onerous.

Liverpool City Region Impact Fund: Wave one update

The £2m pilot Liverpool City Region Impact Fund offers unsecured loans to charities and social enterprises in the Liverpool City Region. This report tells the story of the first wave of investments.

Business planning with impact

Behind every great project is an equally great plan. Make sure you read this guide before you start your next proposal.

Big Potential Advanced: Year one Evaluation

The year one evaluation of Big Potential Advanced looks at the first year of the investment readiness programme.

Big Potential Breakthrough: Year two Evaluation

The year two evaluation of Big Potential Breakthrough looks at the second year of the investment readiness programme.

How to recruit and develop trustees

This how-to guide examines trustee recruitment and development and how you can improve the impact of your organisation's leadership.

Our plan: achieving our vision and mission

In this document we attempt to outline our core mission, our Theory of Change and our six key objectives for the next three years.


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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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