Useful resources

Browse through our list of helpful organisations and useful recommended reading

Support with social investment

Creative Industry Finance offers tailored advice with a focus on supporting creative businesses through the process of applying for social investment 

A more general guide to accessing social investment from the Big Lottery Fund 

A summary of how to access social investment from Big Society Capital (BSC) 

Grants and support in order to access social investment, from Big Potential 

A list of all open social investment funds from BSC

Other resources 

UnLtd, the foundation for social entrepreneurs has a useful and very comprehensive toolkit for social business planning

The Small Charities Coalition has a wide range of resources available for small charities, from accounting advice to trustee recruitment