Stories of our social investment in action and a breakdown of our active and total social investment portfolio.
Hull Women's Network
Resonance is a South West based social impact investor, who advise on, and manage, a number of social investment funds. Their funds support social enterprises tackling a range of social issues including community-led projects.Read more
Shift is a research and innovation charity. Working alongside Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, CAF Venturesome and UnLtd, Shift sought to explore the role of alternative forms of social investment as a way of enabling greater social impact.Read more
Environment Agency, Defra and Esmée Fairbairn Foundation collaboration
A collaborative pilot with the Environment Agency and Defra to support environmental projects in creating funding models which could be replicated by other projects up and down the country.Read more
Nesta Arts & Culture Impact Fund
Managed by Nesta, the Arts & Culture Impact Fund (and its predecessor, the Arts Impact Fund), brings together public, private and charitable funding to demonstrate the potential and impact of social investment in the arts.Read more
The Rivers Trust
The Rivers Trust is a charity that acts as an umbrella organisation for over 60 member Trusts. We approved a co-designed £1.8m bridging loan facility to plug cashflow gaps for Trusts due Water Environment Grants, which are paid in arrears.Read more
You can find links to more information about all our grants and social investments in our portfolio.