News

  •   BBRC are delighted to be announced as the Engine Shed‘s first Social ‘Investor-in-Residence’. Investors from BBRC will be at Engine Shed one day a month between August and November, to help advise social entrepreneurs and start-ups about how
    News, Date Posted 20/09/2017
  • We are delighted to announce that we have worked with local affordable counselling charity Network Counselling and Training to broker them a £350,000 mortgage on their own property in Filton, North Bristol. Securing their own premises in Filton is
    News, Date Posted 29/08/2017
  • This week the Bristol Post has announced that the construction of 161 new homes will begin in the site of a former primary school in Southmead, North Bristol. The housing scheme is a partnership between HAB Housing, United Communities
    News, Date Posted 21/08/2017
  • Big Society Capital, one of the founding institutions in the Social Investment market, have finalised arrangements in the last few weeks to lend BBRC an unsecured loan to help us grow and deliver our regional ambitions. We’ll use the
    News, Uncategorized, Date Posted 18/07/2017
  • resources

    If you would like to understand more about social investment, we hope that you will find the following links useful. If you would like to suggest additional resources, not currently listed here, please let us know.

  • Our first investment in 6 five-a-side football pitches at South Bristol Sports Centre has been an outstanding financial and social success.  Read more in the impact report we created
  • A report by Bristol City Council about community-led solutions in the City of Bristol.
  • An MSc dissertation focusing on BBRC undertaken by Policy Studies postgraduate and BBRC Intern Will Thomson entitled: “Exploring the the links between social innovation, austerity and local governance in