This event is for charities, social enterprises and community businesses, in the Black Country and beyond, who would like to learn more about social investment.
Whether you're exploring social investment opportunities for the first time or are interested in finding out how social enterprises have taken on repayable finance to make transformational change; don't miss this fantastic event!
The aim of the session is to explore how diverse communities can be connected with social investment.
The event will be virtual, so you can join us live on the day from your living room or study.
Those attending the session will be able to...
- Hear from charity and social enterprise leaders who have already accessed social investment
- Learn about different types of social investment and better understand when social investment is not suitable or appropriate
- Find out what resources & support is available around social investment
- Ask questions in a safe and non-judgemental space
14.00 – 14.05 Welcome & Introductions
Why are we running this event and why is it important for your organisation to learn about social investment?
(ASAN + GF)
14.05 – 14.15 What is Social Investment - Good Finance
Good Finance overview on what social investment is and why it’s important
14.15 – 14.50 Hear from a Peer panel: addressing imbalance in accessing social investment
Speaker 1 - Suzanne Knipe, Chief Officer at Norton Hall Children & Family Centre
Speaker 2 - (Pre-recorded) Arit Eminue, Founder and Director, Diva Apprenticeships
Speaker 3 – Murium Asim, Director, Eidgah Academy CIC
14.50 – 15.05 Panel Q&A
15.05 – 15.20 Breakout rooms/discussion
15.20 – 15.30 Closing remarks