Invest for Impact
If you’re running a social organisation or charity and you need funding support to help you grow and become more sustainable, Invest for Impact may be the right fund for you.
Launched in 2016, the £6 million fund offers a blend of grant and unsecured loan finance for charities and social organisations. Investments of between £10,000 – £150,000 are available. The programme is funded by Access – The Foundation for Social Investment, with finance provided by its partners The National Lottery Community Fund and Big Society Capital.
Loan terms can be up to 5 years with up to 12 months capital repayment holiday:
Interest rates are between 6.5% – 12% APR
No arrangement fees
No early repayment fees
Before you apply for social investment, you need to be investment ready. We know that takes time, a little help and a little investment. That’s where the Reach Fund comes in.
The Reach Fund is a grant programme that acts as a stepping stone to apply for social investment. We are an access point to the Reach Fund. Up to £15,000 grant funding is available to help you become investment ready.
Our team can help you to identify areas to strengthen your organisation, making it more attractive to social investors. We will work with you to create an investment readiness plan and apply for funding through the Reach Fund.