The Commission has looked at how we can move beyond replicating expensive mainstream approaches to finance for the social sector and develop approaches that are more social, putting people before structures and institutions and prioritising social change.

Social Spider CIC received a grant from the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation to carry out the project. The commission team has been led by David Floyd with independent advice and support from Dan Gregory and Nikki Wilson, guided by a group of Commissioners, all of whom have some interest and knowledge of social investment but many of whom offer experiences and perspectives beyond those of the current major stakeholders in the social investment market.

Download the Commission’s conclusions and recommendations here:

Conclusions & Recommendations (PDF)

Download the Commission’s full report here.

Commission’s Full Report (PDF)