Social Investment Scotland

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Responsible finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has bolstered its leadership team with the appointment of Karen McBride as its new head of finance and operations. Ms McBride joins SIS after spending nearly five years at Johnston Carmichael Glasgow where she progressed to audit director

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Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has provided Shawlands-based Flair Gymnastics with a £112,000 funding package to refurbish the premises. The club secured £112,000 from SIS, comprising a £60,000 loan to revamp the gym equipment and £52,000 in grant funding through the Adapt a

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Responsible finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS), has made two new hires in its investment division with the appointment of an investment support manager and investment assistant continuing the growth of its team. Ling Tsang has been hired for the newly created support manager role, ove

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Responsible finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has invested more than £100 million in 460 social enterprises, community organisations and mission-driven businesses since opening its doors in 2001, according to its latest Impact Report. The latest annual investment figures from S

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Scotland’s first social enterprise supermarket, Locavore, has secured £850,000 in funding to support ambitious growth plans as it looks to capitalise on increased demand for local, organic and zero waste food and goods. Based in Glasgow, Locavore aims to build a more sustainable local fo

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Responsible finance provider, Social Investment Scotland (SIS), has appointed Louisa Macdonell to its board of directors. Ms Macdonell is CEO of the Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS), the membership body for community-led enterprising organisations. She is also an entrepreneur-in-reside

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Arts organisation Edinburgh Printmakers has secured £959,000 in funding from responsible finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS) to support its growth ambitions. Established in 1967 as the first open-access studio in the UK, Edinburgh Printmakers is an arts charity specialising in pr

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Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has announced the appointment of Jill Arnold to head its new wholly-owned impact investment fund, thought to be Scotland's first impact investor. Ms Arnold, who previously held a senior role at RBS, will be the inaugural head of SIS Ventures.

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Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has reported record-breaking £10.9 million investment in social enterprises, community organisations, and mission-driven businesses over the past year. According to its latest Social Impact Report, SIS invested £4.36 million in social enterprises and comm

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Responsible finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has launched its online Retail Academy to support product and service-based social enterprises to navigate the complexities of selling goods and services amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The programme is now open for applications and

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