We value the relationships we build with the charities and social enterprises we invest in. Prior to investment, we will have already established a partnership and a way of working together but that doesn't end when the investment deal is done. We work closely with our portfolio of charities and social enterprises throughout the life of the investment to ensure, as much as we can, that the investment is achieving the impact it was intended to enable. You can read more about our portfolio of investments below.
Resilient Energy Mounteneys Renewables Limited (REMR) is a community benefit society established to deliver renewable energy and community benefits to the local communities of Kingswood, Hillesley and Wickwar in Gloucestershire. The society owns and operates two 500kW wind turbines. From a direct share of its operational turnover, it will issue local community grants to help […]
With origins that go back to 1869 and a reputation for innovation, Family Action is one of the UK’s oldest charities working across three main areas: Early Years, Children and Families, and Adult Mental Health. Today the charity supports 45,000 families and children through 140 community based services and helps thousands more with financial assistance […]
Plymouth Energy Community (PEC) is an award-winning community benefit society established by local residents to tackle the high levels of fuel poverty in Plymouth. PEC’s work has already benefited more than 11,000 households to date, with over £200,000 fuel debt cleared and over £340,000 energy savings made.
Child Dynamix (CD) is a charity that operates three nurseries in Hull and Grimsby, offering both funded and non-funded places, play sessions and parenting support groups. In addition to providing high quality nursery provision in some of Hull and Grimsby’s most deprived communities, CD delivers a family support service in East Hull since 2005 through […]
Giroscope is an inspirational charity set up in 1985 as a response to the local housing crisis in deprived areas of Hull. Through buying and renovating empty properties, Giroscope provides home for those in need at affordable rent. The charity was set up by a group of volunteers and today continues to engage with a […]
HCT Group is a social enterprise providing a range of transport services such as school transport, social services transport or community transport. SASC’s investment of £500,000 was part of a round of £10million bringing in mainstream and social banks, charitable trusts, foundations and impact investment funds.
Spacious Place Contact (SPC) is an innovative social enterprise specialising in support, training and employment of local people in Burnley and Greater Manchester. Their core aim is to support those who need it most through a bespoke engagement to employment programme coupled with wrap-around support, confidence building and personal development.
Chime is a social enterprise that runs dedicated hearing service clinics across 15 locations throughout Devon bringing NHS treatment of hearing loss into the community, resulting in better outcomes for patients and an improved quality of life. As a social enterprise, all profits go back into delivering more and better services. Chime have been operating predominately […]
Harrogate Skills 4 Living Centre (HS4LC) is an inspirational charity providing quality care as well as essential lifelong skills to over 100 adults with learning disabilities in Harrogate. SASC made an initial £300,000 loan to help purchase Brackenley, a 13 bed care home which was in administration due to mismanagement. After the successful takeover of […]