CAN and Senscot part ways with UnLtd over its vision for a 'private-profit social sector'

CAN and Senscot part ways with UnLtd over its vision for a 'private-profit social sector' 1

18 Sep 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

Social enterprise support organisations CAN and Senscot have ended their relationship with UnLtd, set up to manage a £100m fund for social entrepreneurs, over concerns that grants from the fund are being awarded to for-profit organisations.


CAN and Senscot part ways with UnLtd over its vision for a 'private-profit social sector'

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