At our Board Away Day in January we spent the morning looking at how the Oxfordshire Community Foundation could get involved in developing Social Investment Tax Relief Loans as an alternative to awarding grants.

Really interesting to read that UBS are behind the first fund that has been set up in Bristol, as there was much talk at our away about the role OCF could play in hosting a similar regional fund for Oxfordshire.

Very excited that we are already progressing the idea with three aspiring, local social enterprises who could benefit from any investment raised in this way.