Become a provider

Become an approved investment readiness provider to showcase your business services to social sector organisations

Big Potential is creating a database of expert providers of investment readiness services. This database will be accessible to anyone visiting the Big Potential website and will be a shop window for approved business advisors seeking to offer expert investment readiness support to the VCSE sector.

The role

  • Expert advice to VCSE organisations across a range of areas
  • Support VCSE organisations to prepare and submit applications
  • Work with VCSE organisations to deliver their projects and become investment ready
  • Sourcing other providers where necessary

Who can be an approved provider?

  • Experience working with VCSE sector – in particular smaller scale organisations
  • Able to provide one or more of 14 areas of investment readiness expertise
  • To be a Breakthrough provider, you will need experience working with organisations to secure investment up to £500,000
  • To be an Advanced provider, you will need experience working with organisations to secure investment over £500,000 and experience working with organisations to win contracts over £1million

Why become a provider?

  • Route to new customers for your organisation
  • Enhance your track record as a provider of investment readiness services
  • Showcase your services/promote your organisation
  • Develop relationships with investors