About the Connect Fund

The Connect Fund has been set up to strengthen the social investment market in England to better meet the needs of charities and social enterprises.

It provides grants to develop shared infrastructure resources for a market supporting mission, as well as providing tools and enabling partnerships and initiatives, creating a more open and accessible social investment market.

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Learning and Resources

The Connect Fund will be creating learning partnerships providing solutions to social investment challenges.  The Fund will foster collaboration and sharing of resources generated by our grant holders. Take a look at the Learning page for reports, tools and project updates.
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Apply to the Connect Fund

The Connect Fund provides grants and investment to develop intermediaries in the social investment market. The Fund addresses gaps in the architecture of the social investment marketand encourages proposals that enable collaborative, open source solutions.
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Our Portfolio is Growing

Our Portfolio is Growing

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We are very pleased to welcome 17 new projects to our portfolio. They will all be working towards a social ... Read More
Social Investment in Rural Northumberland

Social Investment in Rural Northumberland

Key Fund is looking to build better local connections and raise awareness of social investment in rural areas of the North ... Read More


Developing a Social Investment Performance Data Exchange. The Connect Fund supported Social Enterprise UK to explore how data sharing can ... Read More