First Ark Social Investment

Flexible unsecured blended capital (loan and grant) between £50,000-£150,000 that includes pre-application and post investment support.

First Ark Social Investment provide flexible, unsecured, blended capital with wraparound support for social businesses, voluntary organisations and charities across the North West. The investment can be between £50,000-£150,000 and there’s up to 30% available as a grant. A flexible unsecured blended capital (loan and grant) includes pre-application and post investment support. 

It might be a local dance club, an allotment group, a neighbourhood  coffee shop, or an adult education class – social impact comes in all shapes and sizes. The one thing that’s always the same is improving people’s lives, helping them to be healthier, more included, safer, more prosperous, or just happier.

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