Social Enterprise Network (SEN) Bridging Loan Fund opened today 18th September 2018. The fund which is capitalised by investors by people and organisations from within the Scottish Third Sector, makes small bridging loans available to Social Enterprise Code Compliant SEN members across Scotland.

SCF’s featured in the Scotsman. The article ‘Make money work for communities with community bond scheme’ can be read here….. https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/pauline-hinchion-make-money-work-for-communities-with-bond-scheme-1-4722669

Scottish Community Alliance featured Pauline Hinchion’s (SCF Secretary) article ‘Invest in what matters’ in its bi-weekly bulletin. If you would like to read it – http://www.scottishcommunityalliance.net/back-briefings/

We’ve made it even easier to buy Community Bonds with a new online application form and an online PayPal payment option.

Thursday 7th December 2017 is the BIG day.  At the SE Conference hosted by Senscot; Social Firms Scotland and Scottish Community Alliance, we are launching ‘Scottish Communities Finance Ltd’ with the announcement of our first Community Bond to raise capital to establish a Community Loan Fund for members of the Social Enterprise Networks that operate across Scotland.

See press release for more details:

Scottish Communities Finance launch in the News

 

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