Charities and Social Investment: The Risks and Rewards

by Sarah Hedley

Sep 27, 2011

At New Philanthropy Capital (NPC), some of the most common questions we've been getting from charities recently are about social investment. This is hardly surprising: social investment is a hot topic at the moment. In the face of dwindling donations, the sector is looking for new ways to ask donors to fund its work – this time from their capital funds, rather than from disposable income. Government, too, is touting the potential of loans, bonds and other types of repayable finance in the face of massive spending cuts.

Charities and Social Investment: The Risks and Rewards
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