A key challenge for companies in the social and solidarity economy is to obtain adequate financing on acceptable terms to enable their development. Governments can facilitate access to capital by recognizing the uniqueness of these enterprises thus making it possible to earmark funds for them, by adopting fiscal measures to encourage private actors to invest in them, by contributing to investment funds targeted to them or by creating financial tools specifically for these types of enterprises or the organizations that support them.
Links towards the Reliess web site documents
An overview of solidarity finance in the context of a burgeoning financial market to meet social objectives, referred to today as « social finance » and « impact investment ».
This document demonstrate that taxation relief for investors in social enterprises is a key means of new attracting inward investment into the UK’s social enterprise movement.
This guide identifies the resource requirements of new mutuals, provides a high level introduction into how and from which sources these investment requirements might be met; and identifies some of the implications of this analysis for potential and existing spin-outs of the public sector.
This proposals paper is a synthesis of the work by the « Fiscal Policy: Taxes, Distribution of National Income, and Social Security » Workshop.
Ceci Vieira Juruá, November 2001
This handbook, one of the outcomes of a project “Getting the Framework Right: Public Support Strategies and Measures for Local and Micro-finance” shows good practice internationally in public support for local and micro-finance; and how to develop and implement policy instruments to give effective support to local and micro-finance in one’s own territory.