May 2019 CIP’s Investment Manager, Jules Tompkins considers how social sector organisations can approach the use of digital technology in service design and delivery to enhance social impact When I was at University the internet was still in its infancy and the bulk of my undergrad research was using books and journals. I remember … Read More
Matthew Corbett, Director of the L&Q Foundation explains how they’re going beyond the restrictions of traditional grant making with their Funding Plus programme, designed to meet the needs, challenges and aspirations of developing community organisations.
The Work People is the first social enterprise in the UK to benefit from the newly-created Community Impact Partnership (CIP) fund.
Over 40 businesses attended an investment event held in Coventry which highlighted the benefits of social funding.
Eric Hodges, Placemaking & Partnerships Manager and CIP lead at Orbit explains why housing associations are well placed to create lasting change and social impact within communities if they move beyond traditional funding and commissioning mechanisms
Ashley Richardson, Enterprise and Innovation Lead at Peabody, offers her perspective on the grant vs. investment debate and suggests some reasons why investment might be the route to take after all
Stephen Waud, CEO of the Business Enterprise Fund and CIP Board member explains why he thinks CIP’s got all the right ingredients for success.
Social investment can be powerful tool in the box of resources available to the VCSE sector but knowing where to start can be a challenge. CIP Investment Manager, Jules Tompkins, shares some tips to help organisations get started.
Emma Hale, Grants Manager and CIP Lead at Clarion explains why moving into the world of social investment felt like a natural, and positive next step for Clarion Futures.