Financing social enterprise in ireland – Models of impact & readiness
To contribute to the development of the social finance sector in Ireland
To develop financial instruments for social enterprises
To support the wide range of social enterprise organisations working within any area that falls under the National Social Enterprise Policy
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WHAT THIS PROJECT IS ABOUT
All across Ireland, social enterprises are making a difference in the lives of people in their communities. Supporting these social enterprises has become increasingly important and urgent. But how should social enterprises be supported? What social finance initiatives are needed to give the greatest impact? Would you like to learn more?
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Some of the stories from the project and from our stakeholders.
Social impact bonds are an innovative financial instrument that puts private funds to work to help solve social problems. It represents a monetary influx for social projects and gives investors an opportunity to support social issues and turn a profit all at the same...
Social Impact Bonds are a relatively recent innovation, circa 2007. They are financial instruments designed to use private, public, philanthropic funds or a combination of these to finance work to help solve complex social problems. It is important to note that SIBs...
On Thursday 2nd June 2022, leaders of social enterprises and support organisations, government representatives and social finance experts all met in Buswell’s Hotel, Dublin, to discuss the future of Social Finance in Ireland. As part of the ‘Financing Social...
And the awareness of how they differ is becoming increasingly important as the Not for Profit sector looks towards sustainability and ongoing success. In September 2021, responses provided to a survey on Social Finance (commissioned by Dublin City University)...
The project is funded under the EU programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI)