Since 2002, we are one of the most active providers of impact-focused social investment in the UK.

We use our experience to have a critical look at the sector. This blog features our views, opinion and news on CAF Venturesome’s activity and on the Social Investment sector as a whole. Keep up to date with us as we help charities and social enterprises thrive.

  • 11 July 2017 

    Ripe for investment

    Ripe Enterprises is a social enterprise based in South London, providing English, Maths, Digital Skills classes and employability support to local people many of whom are from migrant communities.

  • 16 June 2017 

    Best beginnings

    Best Beginnings is a partner of the Heads Together campaign spearheaded by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, read about how CAF Venturesome's social investment has helped the charity thrive.

  • 16 June 2017 

    Get ready for social investment

    Does your organisation need more support to get prepared for taking on repayable finance? We can help charities and social enterprises access grant funding to improve core management skills and strengthen governance.

  • 15 June 2017 

    Old spike roastery

    Old Spike Roastery CIC is social enterprise based in south-east London as a coffee roaster and café. The unique company’s mission is simple - to use its coffee-roasting company to provide both housing and a living wage to homeless people.

  • 7 June 2017 

    Where does our money go?

    Does CAF Venturesome support more organisations in the East Midlands or Wales? How about London? Or the North-West?


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