Social Enterprises and Charities

Social Enterprises and Charities

We understand that many social enterprises and charities struggle to access the finance they need to grow and achieve their social goals. Such organisations are especially important in disadvantaged communities.

Community Investment Enterprise Facility (CIEF)

Facilitated by the Community Investment Enterprise Facility (CIEF), we are proud to support social enterprises and charities in the West Midlands.

CIEF was established by social investment champion Big Society Capital, is managed by Social Investment Scotland and delivered on a local level by BCRS Business Loans.

In addition, we are delighted to be working with Sheffield Hallam University on a long-term research project to measure the impact of this fund and how it can benefit traditionally underserved areas.

The aims of this fund are very much aligned with BCRS Business Loans’ vision, which is to ensure that no viable organisation in the West Midlands goes unsupported.

Click here to see a case study focusing on a social enterprise we funded in Birmingham.