Social Investment Scotland

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A group of Scotland’s policymakers and professionals from across the private, charity and not-for-profit sectors have come together to create a new organisation to tackle financial exclusion. Financial Inclusion for Scotland was launched today with the aim of enabling better financial inclusio

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A new lunch spot has opened its doors in the heart of Glasgow’s international financial services district, with every coffee or sandwich purchase helping towards free after-school meals for hungry primary school children. Launch Café is located at 99 Bothwell Street and will open from 8

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A second round of funding has been made available by Social Investment Scotland (SIS) through its Recovery and Resilience Fund to support social enterprises and charities continuing to face the impact of Covid-19, with loans of up to £1.6 million on offer. The fund is welcoming applications fo

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Social Investment Scotland (SIS), in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS), has launched a £5 million fund to help social enterprises, charities, and community organisations make the transition to carbon net-zero. The purpose of The Social Enterprise Net Zero Transition Fund is to support

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Responsible finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has invested more than £100 million in 460 social enterprises, community organisations and mission-driven businesses since opening its doors in 2001, according to its latest Impact Report. The latest annual investment figures from S

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Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has appointed Siobhan Moore as an investment manager for its wholly-owned impact investment fund, SIS Ventures, supporting its continued growth amid increasing investor demand for mission-driven businesses. Siobhan Moore joins the impact investor from Finsbury Food G

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Responsible finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has appointed Louisa Macdonell to its board of directors. Ms Macdonell is CEO of the Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS), the membership body for community-led enterprising organisations. She is also an entrepreneur-in-res

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Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has reported record-breaking £10.9 million investment in social enterprises, community organisations, and mission-driven businesses over the past year. According to its latest Social Impact Report, SIS invested £4.36m in social enterprises and communities

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Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has hired Nicola Boyle to manage communications and support the delivery of its ten-year strategy to build an impact economy.   Ms Boyle joins the social investment specialist from Emerald Works, a global provider of research a

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Responsible finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has scooped the coveted Impact Award at this year’s Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards. The Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards celebrate the impact and achievements of responsible finance providers on the people and places of Bri

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