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What is 'Social Return'?

We lend to the Community and Voluntary Sector, Charitable Organisations and Not-for-Profit organisations that make a social return as well as a financial return.

Social Returns include:
  • Activities for Youth and Elderly
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Creating Community Spirit and encouraging Volunteerism
  • Affordable Childcare
  • Restoring and preserving Culture & Heritage 
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Accessible community buildings and transport
  • Jobs for unemployed or under-employed people
  • Provision of Healthcare, Education and Training
  • Social Housing for the homeless, low income, disabled and elderly
 
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