Free Guides to Help Trustees and Boards Understand Social Investment


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The Get Informed campaign organized by Big Society Capital is an effort to to help boards understand the risks and opportunities of social investment. A key aspect of the campaign is a set of free guides to help trustees get started.

The world of investing is a complicated one. If you know and you understand what is needed in order to invest wisely, it can make or break you. There are many organizations and charities out there that would benefit greatly from investing if there were resources out there for them to be able to understand the complexity of investing.

These organizations and charities would benefit with the financial guidance that would be available to them. This could mean a great deal to these charities. The future of the charities might depend upon the help of the financial guidance that they would receive. They would not have to rely so heavily on their current or previous ways or varieties of staying funded.

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