Third Sector Investment Fund

Fund providing flexible finance to social enterprises and charities.


The Fund offers flexible finance (predominantly loans) to social enterprises and charities across the UK that otherwise struggle to access traditional forms of finance to support their growth.

Investment size ranges from £250,000 to £3 million to organisations that are focused on improving the economic and social wellbeing of people, particularly those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged.

  • Fund size

    £30 million
  • Better Society Capital commitment

    £15 million

Key information

  • Geography

    UK wide
  • Investment type

    Enterprise debt
  • Fund manager

    Social and Sustainable Capital
  • Investment status

  • Investment date

  • Term

    10 years


  • 18

    Number of deals

  • 14

    Number of organisations supported

  • £948,805

    Average deal size

Sustainable development goals

  • 1: No Poverty End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • 3: Good Health and Well-being Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • 7: Affordable and Clean Energy Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  • 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
  • 10: Reduced Inequality Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable