Knowledge Centre

Data, Reports, Case studies, blog

The Knowledge Centre aims to support the development of a robust and meaningful evidence base of CDFI lending. It will collate research, promote learnings through case studies and blogs, and increase transparency of available and new data. All the outputs of the Evaluation run by Sheffield Hallam’s Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research will be posted here.

More content will be added over the coming months

Setting a vision for community investment

This is the second in a series of updates about our work to support underserved small enterprises in disadvantaged areas across the UK through community investment. We set out a five-year vision for community investment which has been developed collectively by the enterprise lending Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs). more

/ Posted on 06/08/2018

Community Investment Launch

Big Society Capital is launching a programme of initiatives around community investment to support local businesses to improve lives and the communities where they operate. more

/ Posted on 01/02/2018