8 January 2018

Charities and social enterprises looking to raise investment via Crowdfunder.co.uk and Ethex will now be able to apply for a Reach Fund grant.

1 September 2017

As Access publish their latest Quarterly dashboard we have drawn out the latest Reach Fund statistics and the story of what has happened so far.

19 July 2017

Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation (GMCVO) has become the newest Reach Fund Access Point. Applicants to their GM Social Investment Fund can now apply for investment readiness grants to help them secure a deal.

2 May 2017

Four new social investors have been approved to work with the Reach Fund, a £4m investment readiness grant fund. Approved investors, known as ‘Access Points’, can refer charities and social enterprises to apply for investment readiness grants. 

29 March 2017

Hollywell Housing Trust, a charity and social enterprise set up to offer bespoke housing services for vulnerable people in Devon & Cornwall, has become the first organisation to receive investment as a result of a Reach Fund grant.

22 February 2017

The Reach Fund, the grant programme designed to help charities and social enterprises access social investment, has re-opened applications for social investors to become approved Access Points.

24 October 2016

Major new grant programme launched to help charities and social enterprises access social investment, funded by Access – The Foundation for Social Investment