BIS is currently supporting the responsible finance industry through its £30m funding for our Regional Growth Fund programme. We work closely with BIS and the British Business Bank on a number of funding and policy issues.
Who we work with
We work with a wide range of organisations , policy partners, funders and investors to achieve our goals.
We are part of an ambitious and exciting DCLG-supported Community Economic Development programme. The programme provides specialist support and advice and grant funding to help residents, local businesses and public sector organisations to work together to develop the best ideas to strengthen their local economy. We are working with our partners Co-operatives UK, Community Development Foundation, Locality and New Economics Foundation to deliver real change in 50 communities.
We are working with HACT to develop innovative partnerships between housing associations and responsible finance providers, extending the Start Up Loans programme to more communities and supporting more new businesses.
- Website: http://hact.org.uk/
We are grateful to the Lankelly Chase Foundation for their support of the Just Finance manifesto – which sets out our vision for responsible finance.
- Website: http://www.lankellychase.org.uk/
We are working with a consortium of our members to deliver loans and support to entrepreneurs through the Start Up Loans programme.
We collaborate closely with Unity Trust Bank on a number of policy, research and funding initiatives. It is a major investor in our Regional Growth Fund programme, and has supported our flagship publication on the activities of our members.
- Website: https://www.unity.co.uk/