"I think there are investors out there but you need to be clear about what kind of investment you are seeking. Loans are debts that need to be repaid, shares are equity which may be left in, depends if your CIC is limited by shares though, and social…"
"Hi Kenny, I work for Beacon Centre for the Blind which has been a charity for over 140 years, I helped set up Beacon4Life CIC to run Beacon Opticans+, the UK's first accredited social enterprise opticians. We started trading a year ago and have…"
"Hi Kenny, great to hear of your plans to raise awareness of Sickle Cell, but if you plan to convert to a charity why not set up as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation which would give you limited liability, allow you to trade and employ people…"
"Hi Geoff, does this apply equally to Ordinary and Preference shares? Are there any circumstances when Ordinary shares with voting rights would be used rather than Preference shares to increase the security of an investment? "
Regional CIC Association event for CICs. To discuss CIC issues, to look at the financing and investment options available to CICs, and to learn what other CICs have done to raise finance. Come and join the debate and discussions, whether you are new to the world of CICs or an established CIC.This event is sponsored by Charity Bank.See More
For any accounting related queries, including accounts software package questions, grants and trading income treatment, HMRC or Companies House queries/issues, tax reliefs for CICs, links to useful finance information etc
If you would like the Association to get involved with helping you raise funds, please register your interest here and we will contact you to discuss your individual requirements. CIC Association recommends for start ups/small projects :Awards for All(Not for profit-3 Directors required, up to £10k) Unltd (For funding…See More