New video: Changing Lives Together

Support from Social Business Trust (SBT) has enabled The Challenge, one of the fastest growing social enterprises in the UK, to become the largest provider of the government’s National Citizen Service (NCS). As a result, The Challenge, the UK’s leading charity for an integrated society, will have worked with over 30,000 young people in 2015 alone, having […]

SBT awards The Reader £1.5m support

The Reader, an innovative social enterprise addressing social isolation and mental health across the UK through literature and shared reading, has been awarded a package of funding and business support worth £1.5 million by Social Business Trust . It will enable The Reader to grow the number of people it helps from 11,000 to 27,000 a […]

SBT gives social enterprises record support

A record £4 million worth of cash and in-kind support was committed to social enterprises by Social Business Trust (SBT) last year according to the charity’s new impact report released today. With SBT’s help, the 13 social enterprises it currently works with have accelerated their growth, helping 426,000 people in 2014/15. Successes highlighted in the […]

SBT celebrates 5 years

Celebrations took place last week to mark five years of Social Business Trust (SBT) helping great social enterprises to grow. Over 200 social entrepreneurs, business people and other guests attended a party in London hosted by EY, one of SBT’s seven corporate partners. They heard from SBT Chair, Damon Buffini and CEO, Adele Blakebrough MBE […]



The commitment of these investors is to contribute £15m of cash and in-kind support over a 3-5 year period.

  • Bain & Company
  • British Gas
  • Clifford Chance
  • Credit Suisse
  • EY
  • Permira
  • Thomson Reuters