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Case Studies

Find out how organisations across the UK are using social investment. Watch case study videos or listen to podcasts. Submit a case study here

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FC United

FC United of Manchester is a community owned football club which raised money using Social Investment Tax Relief to help build a new stadium.

 

Duration 
4 years
Cost of capital 
2% (optional)
Turnover 
£1 million+
Amount invested 
£270,000 through SITR
Clevedon Pier

Clevedon Pier Heritage and Limited Trust is a Community Benefit Society which raised money via Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) to help renovate and sustain Clevedon Pier. 

Duration 
Not applicable
Cost of capital 
2%
Turnover 
£180,000
Amount invested 
£250,000 Social Investment Tax Relief, £330,000 in total
THIRD SPACE LEARNING

Third Space Learning is using technology to tackle underacheivement in maths. It used social investment to grow its social business.

Duration 
Equity
Cost of capital 
Equity
Turnover 
£500,000
Amount invested 
£750,000

Sandwell Community Caring Trust used social investment to help it acquire a residential care home in the Black Country.

Duration 
7 years
Cost of capital 
Blended 10% (7.5% + revenue participation)
Turnover 
£14 million
Amount invested 
£725,000
Unforgettable logo

Unforgettable used social investment to grow their social enterprise which provides goods and services for people with dementia and their carers.

 

Duration 
5-7 years
Cost of capital 
Loan and equity
Amount invested 
£500,000
SOUTHMEAD DEVELOPMENT TRUST

The Greenway Centre is a community run business centre and community hub. It used social investment to install solar panels.

Duration 
7 years
Cost of capital 
4%
Turnover 
£503,636
Amount invested 
£50,000