18 Sep 2014
The Department for Communities and Local Government seconded five civil servants to Big Society Network when it was being set up, at a total cost of around £25,000.
A Labour government would offer contracts which only not-for-profit organisations can bid for, shadow social enterprise minister Chi Onwurah will announce today.
Charities may be able to access more flexible finance and attract more support through social investment than traditional grant funding, according to a guide published today by Social Enterprise UK and the Big Lottery Fund.
A new £60m grant fund to support charities to get ready for social investment has been launched by the Office for Civil Society using money repaid from the Futurebuilders loan fund.
Social enterprises working in the area of health and social care grew by 121 per cent last year, compared to an average growth of 42 per cent across all social enterprises, according to data from the RBS SE100.
My feelings about Mr Hurd precisely, and thank you, Gareth Thomas, for hanging onto this like a terrier with a weasel. The money needs to be paid back and heads should roll.
The Prince’s Regeneration Trust has received a £200,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund to develop a social investment fund to help organisations based in deprived areas restore at-risk community buildings.
A £10m Big Lottery grant fund to help charities and social enterprises access social investment has been launched today after a nine-month delay.
Social Enterprise UK has written to Sara Burgess, regulator of community interest companies, asking for information about “the strength of procedures for protecting and enforcing the asset lock” after receiving complaints from its members that breaches were not being properly investigated.