CIC Association

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Nick Lear posted a blog post

Professional adviser sought, Sussex

Can anyone recommend a solicitor or accountant (near Lewes, East Sussex, for preference) well versed in Community Interest Companies and the like to guide us  as we set up a small district scheme as a CIC, please?See More
Profile IconDavid Paul Fletcher, Chris Holl and Nick Lear joined CIC Association
John Mulkerrin posted a discussion

Investment saves key dementia support CIC from closure

Full story click here.Dementia support centre Reflections Wigan CIC has secured its future thanks to a £325k loan from Unity Trust Bank. The bank for social impact provided the investment alongside £100k from local social investor The Key Fund to enable Reflections Wigan CIC to purchase a new property and avoid closure.See More
John Mulkerrin commented on Aly Dickinson's blog post Transferring a Charity to a CIC
"Hi Aly Yes, in any event, subject to the process via Charity Commission, you can keep the brand whowever you proceed.  Best to confirm the process with Charity Commission, which may give you the context for further questions and a phone…"
Profile IconKaren Cooper, Michael Fadairo, John and 3 more joined CIC Association
Aly Dickinson commented on Aly Dickinson's blog post Transferring a Charity to a CIC
"Hi John and very much appreciate the reply. It would appear that a CIC better reflects the aims of what we are wanting to do and takes some of the pressure of vis the regulatory/reporting aspects. Have you any experience of the implications for the…"
Profile IconKaren Little Ma, Hannah Howden, Ruth Johnson and 5 more joined CIC Association
Dick Maule FCA replied to Jenny Tompsett's discussion Accounting treatment of restricted grants in the group Accounts Group
"no you would file appropriate accounts including Restricted Funds for Registrar of CICs, but rejig a couple of numbers for HMRC. That is what I do in the circumstances...probably takes 15 minutes more! I feel the most important thing is to produce…"


Midlands Together CIC launch £3 Million Social Bond

Started by John Mulkerrin in CICs in the News Jul 29, 2013.

CIC offers new 50% SEIS tax relief to investors

Started by John Mulkerrin in CICs in the News Apr 18, 2013.

Association Logos for CIC members 3 Replies

Started by John Mulkerrin in Introduce yourself. Last reply by gary strang Oct 25, 2012.

Blog Posts

Peoples Millions finalist!

Fantastic news! - Horses Helping People CIC in Buckinghamshire have won through to the final round of ITV's The People's Millions, where worthy projects compete for public votes to win a cash donation of £50,000 from the National Lottery Big…


Posted by Debbie La-Haye on October 31, 2013 at 23:18 — 4 Comments



From Funding Central

Horizon 2020 - Societal Challenges - Europe in a Changing World: Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies (Urgent)

Deadline: 28/05/2015.

Fund type: Grant.

Max value: Discretionary.

The Societal Challenge pillar of the EU's research and innovation programme focuses on bringing together a critical mass of resources and knowledge in order to address specific challenges. Activities cover the full cycle from research to market, with a focus on innovation related activities, such as piloting, demonstration, test-beds, support for public procurement, design, end-user driven innovation, social innovation and market take-up of innovations.

Godalming Town Council Grant (Urgent)

Deadline: 28/05/2015.

Fund type: Grant.

Max value: Discretionary.

Grants are available for local community projects and activities that benefit young people, promote social inclusion and preserve heritage in Godalming.

Danielle Beccan Memorial Fund (Urgent)

Deadline: 28/05/2015.

Fund type: Grant.

Max value: £ 5,000.

Financial assistance is available to voluntary and community groups for projects that support communities in Nottingham.


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