Preparing for Investment - Young People & Community

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Social Investment Scotland are a provider of social investment to charities and social enterprises.

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This online workshop is for anyone looking for a greater understanding of social investment, and time to explore the opportunities and challenges in relation their own particular scenario. Come and find out:

• What is social investment and is it right for me?

• Using grants and loans as part of a broad financial mix

• Tips on raising finance to grow and develop socially enterprising activities.

• Steps to help you become investment ready.

• What financials, assumptions, and governance that an investor will look for

• From start-up to scale up, the range of investors in Scotland.

Guest Speaker - Scott MacFarlane, CEO, Penicuik YMCA

Penicuik YMCA-YWCA has a long reputation for the provision of youth work, mentoring and childcare both in Penicuik and across Midlothian. The centre, which is based at Queensway, Penicuik, also provides indoor and outdoor sports facilities and community spaces.Over the past 28 years Scott has gained significant experience within the charity and third sectors. He was formerly part of the senior management team at The Prince’s Trust, developing public and corporate partnerships, funding, policy and strategy. His work has been focussed on positively impacting the lives of vulnerable young people across Scotland. In his spare time, Scott volunteers in his local area as a trustee for youth work charity Reeltime Music and Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire.

This online event suitable for staff, trustees, and board members of community, third sector, charities, and social enterprises; with or looking at developing enterprising activities.

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Social Investment Scotland is one of the leading impact investors in the UK.


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