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Social Investment

Do you want to explore how social investment can help you grow your organisation?
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Why Eastside People?

Eastside People offers a comprehensive social investment and fundraising service. We support charities and social enterprises by unlocking grants and loans to help them grow, whether it’s money for a new site, refurbishing an existing building or growing an existing project or service.

Working closely with social investors, we are a support provider on the Reach Fund and have been one of the most successful investment readiness advisors in the social sector, with a high success rate leading to over £191 million in investments and contracts being secured for our clients.

What Can EP Help You With?

With a wealth of experience, we are here to guide you at every stage of the social investment process which includes:

  • Assessment of financing options
  • Supporting applications for investment readiness grants
  • Developing fundraising propositions
  • Business planning
  • Financial modelling
  • Outcomes modelling
  • Deal structuring
  • Pitch writing and preparation
  • Investor relations
  • Due diligence support

Our Results

We are proud of a high win rate for clients, due to our strong relationships with social investors and wide-ranging experience of how best to fund social change.

Eastside People have helped clients raise over £191 million and have supported 30 organisations to successfully apply to the Reach fund as a means of progressing their investment journey.

Our main Social Investment Partners are detailed below and we are also listed partners with Good Finance and Acevo.

We are one of the most successful investment readiness advisors in the social sector, with a high success rate.

Jo Simpson, Senior Fund Development Manager