Access Point Directory

The following social investors are our approved Access Points. You should already have applied to one of them before applying for The Reach Fund. If you have not already approached an Access Point, or would like to know more information about them, please view their profiles in the directory.

Arts Impact Fund is a £7m initiative set up to demonstrate the potential for social investment in arts. The fund offers repayable finance (between £150,000 and £600,000) to arts organisations...

We are the social investment arm of The Big Issue. We extend the mission of The Big Issue by providing finance and support to social enterprises and charities seeking to dismantle poverty and...

The Bridges Social Impact Bond (SIB) team specialises in helping social sector organisations to design, bid for and deliver outcomes contracts (sometimes called payment by results contracts).  We...

CAF Venturesome is the social investment arm of the Charities Aid Foundation, and is one of the most established and active players in the UK social investment market. CAF Venturesome aims to...

CCF is the Lender for Social Purpose lending to ethical businesses since 1973. We provide loan finance to a range of organisations and community businesses that are democratically controlled by...

First Ark Social Investment get money to people and projects that make a positive and long-lasting social impact. We enable charities, voluntary groups, or social businesses to get the backing...

FSE Group is a Community Interest Company that provides flexibly-structured loan finance of between £100,000 and £1,000,000 to ambitious, ‘regulated’ social sector organisations. We will consider...

GMCVO is the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector infrastructure organisation for Greater Manchester.  The organisation’s aim is to strengthen the sector, build bridges with...

Homeless Link is the national membership charity for organisations working directly with people who become homeless in England. We work to improve services and campaign for policy change.

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Key Fund provides loans, sometimes combined with grants, in sums of between £5,000 and £150,000 to support the development and growth of community and social enterprises operating in the North and...

We are the leading independent grant-maker in Lincolnshire.  We also help community businesses to develop and sustain themselves.  We partner co-funders (grant and loan) to support impact bonds,...

Northstar Ventures is a venture capital and social investment firm based in the North East of England. Currently managing the North East Social Investment Fund (NESIF), Northstar supports high...

Plymouth is an ambitious city with huge growth potential and exciting major changes ahead. We have already seen Plymouth University become the first Social Enterprise University in the world and...

Resonance is a social impact investment company. For more than 14 years we have been helping social enterprises prepare for and raise capital from investors who value both their impact ambition...

Social and Sustainable Capital is an FCA authorised and regulated fund manager and social enterprise providing finance to charities and social enterprises. Our mission is simple: to help social...

Social Finance is a not for profit organisation that partners with the government, the social sector and the financial community to find better ways of tackling social problems in the UK and...

Somerset Community Foundation inspires philanthropy that creates vibrant, inclusive communities where voluntary organisations and social enterprises thrive, transforming and enhancing people’s...

Sporting Capital is the social investment arm of Sporting Assets, a leading community sports and social investment advisor with the mission to grow a resilient and impactful community sports...