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New investors announced for social impact investment Fund that back people the mainstream does not reach
Press Release

New investors announced for social impact investment Fund that back people the mainstream does not reach

The backers will join the existing major partners of the fund Bank of America and Access – the Foundation for Social Investment, who were both announced as coming onboard last year.

There’s a letting agency actually trying to fix the housing crisis. Here’s how
Housing

There’s a letting agency actually trying to fix the housing crisis. Here’s how

“Almost all letting agents see the landlord as their customers. But it’s actually the tenants who are the customers,” says Homes for Good founder Susan Aktemel

Cafe that finds work for adults with learning disabilities appeals for help amid cost of living crisis
Small businesses

Cafe that finds work for adults with learning disabilities appeals for help amid cost of living crisis

“One of the positives that came out of Covid was a real feeling of wanting to support local businesses, or businesses that meant something to you, because you wanted to keep them open,” said the cafe’s head chef

Can you help solve the mystery of this Black flower seller in 1800s Hastings?
History

Can you help solve the mystery of this Black flower seller in 1800s Hastings?

Tributes paid to social investment pioneer and valued member of the Big Issue family James Fairweather
In memory

Tributes paid to social investment pioneer and valued member of the Big Issue family James Fairweather

Big Issue Invest supports organisation empowering abandoned children around the world with £130K in funding
Press Release

Big Issue Invest supports organisation empowering abandoned children around the world with £130K in funding

Big Issue Invest reports £37 million of investment into social enterprises and charities at time of crisis
Press Release

Big Issue Invest reports £37 million of investment into social enterprises and charities at time of crisis

Big Issue Invest offers loan programme to charities and social enterprises to help beat rise in energy bills
Press Release

Big Issue Invest offers loan programme to charities and social enterprises to help beat rise in energy bills

Big Issue Invest supports organisation empowering abandoned children around the world with £130K in funding
Press Release

Big Issue Invest supports organisation empowering abandoned children around the world with £130K in funding

Big Issue Invest reports £37 million of investment into social enterprises and charities at time of crisis
Press Release

Big Issue Invest reports £37 million of investment into social enterprises and charities at time of crisis

Big Issue Invest offers loan programme to charities and social enterprises to help beat rise in energy bills
Press Release

Big Issue Invest offers loan programme to charities and social enterprises to help beat rise in energy bills

Let’s say it out loud – Big Issue can offer a brighter future
Opinion

Let’s say it out loud – Big Issue can offer a brighter future

A Roman outdoor theatre is finally getting a permanent stage – and a bar
Theatre

A Roman outdoor theatre is finally getting a permanent stage – and a bar

South-London based members-led Community Land Trust to receive £1.2m in investment from Big Issue Invest
Press Release

South-London based members-led Community Land Trust to receive £1.2m in investment from Big Issue Invest

Charities and social enterprises offered loans to beat energy bills
Social enterprises

Charities and social enterprises offered loans to beat energy bills

Local theatre company receives £104K in investment from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

Local theatre company receives £104K in investment from Big Issue Invest

The musicians helping to change young people’s lives in Reading
Charity

The musicians helping to change young people’s lives in Reading

These people quit their jobs to help neurodivergent adults get the support they need
Activism

These people quit their jobs to help neurodivergent adults get the support they need

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’
Health

‘I’ve had the worst diagnosis. Now I want to raise awareness of brain cancer’

Milton Keynes-based community interest company receives £50K in funding from Big Issue Invest to help empower disadvantaged communities
Big Issue Invest

Milton Keynes-based community interest company receives £50K in funding from Big Issue Invest to help empower disadvantaged communities

Charity fighting social exclusion in Bristol receives funding boost
Social Justice

Charity fighting social exclusion in Bristol receives funding boost

Bristol-based charity that tackles social exclusion receives £40K in funding from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

Bristol-based charity that tackles social exclusion receives £40K in funding from Big Issue Invest

The south London café helping people with learning difficulties into work
Hospitality

The south London café helping people with learning difficulties into work

Community interest company, Nickel Support, receives £35K in funding from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

Community interest company, Nickel Support, receives £35K in funding from Big Issue Invest

Big Issue Invest backs multi-million pound scheme to help refugees in Greater Manchester and the West Midlands
Big Issue Invest

Big Issue Invest backs multi-million pound scheme to help refugees in Greater Manchester and the West Midlands

Landmark fund to help diverse entrepreneurs change society announced
Social enterprises

Landmark fund to help diverse entrepreneurs change society announced

Local homelessness charity, Emmaus Bradford, received £50K in funding from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

Local homelessness charity, Emmaus Bradford, received £50K in funding from Big Issue Invest

Social investment fund announced to tackle inequality as wealth gap widens  
Big Issue Invest

Social investment fund announced to tackle inequality as wealth gap widens  

East Durham-based charity receives £100K in funding from Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest

East Durham-based charity receives £100K in funding from Big Issue Invest