CAF Venturesome


Expert insight into social investment and social impact by the CAF Venturesome team.


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.

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  • 6 January 2017

    How our social investment is supporting apprenticeships

    Apprenticeships are a key component to the government’s strategy to improve the level of social mobility of young people in the UK. 

  • 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.

  • 04 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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