Sector loans and impact bonds news

Welsh umbrella body WCVA has partnered with Unity Trust Bank to provide a thirty million pound loan fund tailored to the needs of their members who want financial help with a new building project. WCVA news item http://www.wcva.org.uk/news/dsp_news.cfm?newsid=1962 or see Unity piece http://www.unity.co.uk/wcva.

WCVA has also launched The Wales Wellbeing Bond, providing access to finance to help redesign or create new third sector public services at national, regional or local authority level, http://www.wcva.org.uk/news/dsp_news.cfm?newsid=1964.

A twenty million pound Social Outcomes Fund for England has been established by the Cabinet Office, to put its weight behind social impact bonds. See http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/finance/news/content/13880/ or half way down the Social Impact Bonds page on Gov.UK: https://www.gov.uk/social-impact-bonds.

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