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PACE community support

Promote Ability Community Enterprise CIC (P.A.C.E) delivers affordable services and housing for disadvantaged people in Derby and Derbyshire. To support this agenda, they offer a range of other services to the public and private sector; these include supported housing, a craft centre, community support and a café. 

Duration 
12 months
Cost of capital 
6.5%
Turnover 
£1,400,000
Amount invested 
£20,000
Building site

K10 is tackling youth unemployment by providing apprenticeships in the construction industry. It used social investment to professionalise the business and increase sustainability. 

Duration 
3 years
Cost of capital 
Debt
Amount invested 
£600,000
Portpatrick landscape

Portpatrick Community Benefit Society used Social Investment Tax Relief to raise money to save the local habour. 

Duration 
5 years
Cost of capital 
1.5%
Turnover 
Approx. £26,000
Amount invested 
£100,000
Media Cultured picture

Media Cultured is a social enterprise that tackles issues of racism, radicalisation and misrepresentation through the use of positive role models and clear messages about ‘identity and integration’ within an increasingly multicultural society.

Picture of plastic fishing, Hubbub Foundation

Hubbub is a London-based environmental charity that engages with corporates and foundations to sponsor research and campaigns, in order to promote understanding and behaviour change to help people cut waste, make clothes last longer, save money and create cleaner spaces to live and work in.

Duration 
2 years
Cost of capital 
6.5%
Turnover 
£1.5m
Amount invested 
£100,000
Giroscope picture

Giroscope is an award-winning housing charity based in West Hull which renovates empty and derelict properties to provide homes for those in housing need.

Duration 
15yr loan (25yr repayment profile)
Cost of capital 
6.5%
Turnover 
£587k (2017)
Amount invested 
£1 million