Contact person
Linda Wickstrom

Big Issue Invest, the investment arm of Big Issue Group, supports social enterprises and charities to deliver social, economic and environmental impact across the UK. 

Since 2005 we have supported hundreds of organisations with £80+ million in funding. Our investments are tailored to fit the needs of our investees, who we work closely with throughout their journey to grow and deliver positive impact for individuals, in their local communities and wider society.
We offer a range of repayable finance options, from loans as small as £20,000 to larger investments of up to £3.5 million. Alongside this we offer investment-readiness grants, corporate mentoring, impact measurement and a dedicated account manager support to help your organisation make the most of the investment.
To find out more about the Big Issue Invest and our investment options, visit us on 

Our Funds

Growth Impact Fund

The Growth Impact Fund offers businesses investment and support to entrepreneurs to grow their impact and sales. They support organisations with diverse representation at board and leadership level.

Impact Loans England

Big Issue Invest is offering loan finance between £20,000 and £150,000 to social enterprises and charities in England. This new £5 million lending scheme is aimed at enabling social enterprises and charities to access loan funding.

London Housing Fund

With support from the Greater London Authority, Big Issue Invest launched a £10 million Fund to finance the provision of new affordable housing in London.

Social Enterprise Investment Fund II

The Big Issue Invest Social Enterprise Investment Fund II LP (SEIF II) is the successor to SEIF I, our first social impact investment fund launched in 2010, and now having invested over £8 million into 21 social enterprises.