Ashley Community Housing (ACH) works to change the perception of refugees and help them integrate into communities in the West of England and the West Midlands. In 2014 they applied for Big Potential funding.
Moving On work with young people aged 16–25 across County Durham who are homeless or affected by homelessness.
The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) is a disability charity which operates in Birmingham, Solihull and the wider West Midlands.
County Durham Furniture Help Scheme (CDFHS) is a charity which provides affordable furniture across County Durham and the North East.
The Ecological Land Co-Operative was able to fulfil its objective and create affordable low-impact smallholdings in rural areas after receiving a capacity-building grant.
FareShare has had its confidence knocked a number of times in pursuit of its social mission. But since taking on social investment it is gutsier than ever as it tackles the gargantuan issue of food waste in the UK.
If social investment provided the answer to austerity, “that would be fantastic”.