ResourcesWe publish comprehensive evaluations of our work, how-to guides and reports that you can download for free to help you learn about social investment and increase your knowledge.

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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.

Catalysing Impact Deal Flow in East Africa

We contributed to this report by FSG that looks at the barriers preventing impact deal flow in East Africa and provides recommendations for donors seeking to sustainably build the market.

2016 Annual Report and Financial Statement

This is our Annual Report & Financial Statements for the year ending 31 March 2016.

Liverpool City Region Impact Fund: Year one evaluation

This evaluation looks back on the first year of the Liverpool City Region Impact Fund and makes recommendations for future Local Impact Funds.

In pursuit of readiness: An evaluation of the Investment and Contract Readiness Fund

This evaluation of the Investment and Contract Readiness Fund explores how the fund helped charities and social enteprises unlock £233m in investments and contracts.

Big Potential Breakthrough: Year 1 Evaluation

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

A Tale of Two Funds: The management and performance of Futurebuilders England

This report from Boston Consulting Group looks back at the performance and management of the ground-breaking Futurebuilders England Fund over a 10 year period.

Campus Communities: a framework for Universities to foster a more social economy

This report by UnLtd and Social Investment Business explores how universities can use their expertise of creating economic impact to also achieve positive social outcomes in their communities.

2015 Annual Report & Financial Statements

This is our Annual Report & Financial Statements for the year ending 31 March 2015.

Analysis of evidence for Local Impact Funds

One of the most comprehensive research reports to date on current and historical demand for social investment across different Local Enterprise Partnership areas in England.


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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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