Funding the Future - Social Investment For Charities & Social Enterprises w...

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King's House, 245 Ampthill Road, Bedford MK42 9AZ

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Run by local funders The Harpur Trust & Big Society Capital, this event is a must for social enterprises and charities working in or considering work in Bedford, and wondering whether social enterprise is right for them.

Find out about The Harpur Trust's new social investment fund and why social investment is sometimes the answer to creating impact and getting the job done. Hear from voluntary sector peers in Bedford who have successfully won social investment, and the funders who have invested in them, CAF Venturesome and Charity Bank.

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1.Why The Harpur Trust is moving into social investment after 450 years in grantmaking. (David Russell, CEO The Harpur Trust)

2. Social Investment – What’s In it For Me? How social investment creates impact and is sometimes the best tool for the job. (Melanie Mills, Social Sector Engagement Director, Big Society Capital)

3.Hear from a Peer – Youth Inspired (Bedford) and CAF Venturesome talk about their social investment funding relationship

4. Hear from a Peer – Emmaus Carlton & Charity Bank talk about their social investment funding relationship

5.Q & A

6. Lunch and networking

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King's House, 245 Ampthill Road, Bedford MK42 9AZ

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