Midlands Together to raise   3m with help from the Fund to help over 100 ex-offenders acquire construction skills

The Investment and Contract Readiness Fund is helping social ventures, with potential for high growth attract new investors, or bid for and win public service delivery contracts.

The Fund has already invested 7.8m to support 81 social ventures that are looking to raise over 200m in new investment and contracts to tackle social problems and enhance lives, communities or local areas. 

Jonathan Jenkins, Chief Executive of the Social Investment Business Group said:

We have seen an unprecedented demand for our investment readiness grants in the past few months indicating that the Fund is becoming key to the investment journey of high-growth social ventures. Early success stories like Midlands Together shows that the right support can really deliver results and help social ventures access new forms of finance to grow.  

Who have we invested in?

You can download our complete list of investees, look at our investments by geography or refer to the Government Open Data entry for ICRF.


Success 'Together'

Find out how the Fund helped Midlands Together work with Triodos to raise 3m to help over 100 ex-offenders, and bring nearly 75 vacant homes in Birmingham back into use.

Midlands Together's story

Growing the Olympic legacy

Find out how bond funding has helped a London social enterprise transform its sports facilities.

The GLL story