Big Issue Invest Scotland (BIIS) is a venture established to provide social investment and loan finance to social enterprises, social ventures and third sector organisations in Scotland. Like The Big Issue, BIIS aims to help people to help themselves by investing in social enterprises that have business-like responses to social problems. Big Issue Invest Scotland connects investment with the people and knowledge needed to build a future where social enterprise infrastructure thrives.
For more information about Big Issue Invest Scotland, call Michelle Davitt on 07572 058 368 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BIIS Case Study: Stramash. Based in Oban, Stramash is an award winning social enterprise that aims to be a leader in making a positive difference in the lives of children, young people and adults through the Scottish outdoors. BIIS has provided funding for it to expand its outdoor nurseries by opening a third centre in Elgin.