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North East Social Investment Fund

In today’s challenging landscape, Social Investment offers a real opportunity for social enterprises and charitable organisations to gain funding for long term capacity building and to increase their social impact.

The North East Social Investment Fund supports organisations across the North East of England by providing affordable finance, with investments from £100K to £1million that can be used for a range of purposes including operational costs, working capital, asset purchases, or a combination.

It is important to us that taking on investment enables you to improve or scale your social impact, without putting a strain on your organisation. Our experienced team also offer their expertise and guidance, from developing plans to new income streams, ensuring that you are supported along the investment journey, as one of our valued investees.

 

The Northstar Foundation

We also established The Northstar Foundation in 2014 to to support entrepreneurship and social enterprises, primarily in the North East of England.
We have supported many charitable organisations, funding specific projects for the public benefit, primarily excluded and deprived communities, and awarding grants through the Fresh Ideas Fund.

Please note: we are not accepting further applications for the Northstar Foundation or Fresh Ideas Fund at this time.

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