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Cardboard Citizens

We were delighted to hear from Geetha Rabindrakumar, Director of Social Change at charity Cardboard Citizens. Listen to this podcast as part of our #AChangingWorld series and we explore how social investment has affected organisations during the lockdown and the opportunities it could now present.

Creative Optimistic Visions anti knife crime stand

Creative Optimistic Visions (COV) is an award-winning Community Interest Company providing alternative education, training, universal youth provision, consultancy and mentoring services through the lens of the Protective Behaviours Process (PBs)

Duration 
2 years
Cost of capital 
6.5%
Turnover 
£33,129
Amount invested 
£19,500

ToolShed is a social enterprise helping young people start their career in construction.

Duration 
5 years
Cost of capital 
10%
Turnover 
£385k
Amount invested 
£70,000
Learn about Social Investment in Action with the FRC Group

We were delighted to hear from Shaun Doran, CEO FRC Group, at a Let's Talk Good Finance event. Listen to this podcast to learn about their journey to social investment.

Duration 
2 years
Cost of capital 
5%
Amount invested 
£400,000

When Julius Ibrahim became increasingly more interested in tackling homelessness, he opened Second Shot Coffee, a social enterprise café in East London.

Amount invested 
£75,000

We are a CIC based in Kent, supporting people with learning difficulties to speak up, make choices and become powerful and influential. We are people with and without learning difficulties and/or autism, working and learning together.

Duration 
1 - 5 years
Cost of capital 
5%
Amount invested 
£70,000