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.

  • 22 December 2016 

    Our 2016 round up

    With the different organisations we supported, ideas we had and events we organised, 2016 has been a great year for CAF Venturesome.

  • 25 November 2016 

    Supporting UK prisoners abroad

    At Venturesome we are very proud to be supporting Prisoners Abroad, the only UK charity to provide life saving service to British citizens held in foreign prisons.

  • 18 November 2016 

    Beyond Words

    Beyond Words help people with learning disabilities to navigate difficult issues and needed social investment to support their expansion.

  • 14 August 2016 

    Local Food Links and healthy school dinners

    Over the past 30 years, school food has shifted from being produced on site in the school kitchens to external commercial caterers providing food which is often low quality. Local Food Links have a mission to ensure school children have access to healthy school dinners. They are a social enterprise supplying around 3,000 freshly prepared school meals to 33 schools across Dorset.

  • 4 July 2016 

    Celebrating our 500th social investment

    CAF Venturesome is incredibly proud to announce we have made our 500th social investments.


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Social investment webinar

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Meet the team behind CAF Venturesome

An introduction to our team, who have a wealth of expertise in helping charities access social investment.