Proper Good Investment


  • Is your organisation based or working on the ground in Bolton, Stockport, Oldham or Wigan?

  • Do you own or lease a building that needs renovating or refurbishing, or do you have plans to lease, purchase or build something new?

  • Do you have a great idea for a business with social impact?

We offer affordable and accessible social investment for social enterprises, community businesses and trading charities, including to new organisations.

We are supporting organisations and businesses that create social impact by trading in Bolton, Stockport, Oldham and Wigan.

Get in touch with us at or 0161 277 1007 to discuss your options, or scroll to the bottom of this page to complete an eligibility check and apply.

Proper Good Investment offer two strands of funding:

Early Stage Loan Fund

Buildings Loan Fund

This investment can be used to support you in the early stages of your growth and trading.

This investment can be used to lease or purchase a building. We are happy to invest the full amount or partner with another lender. You can also use this investment to renovate or refurbish a building you already own or lease.

Fund summary:

Fund summary:

You can apply for a loan of up to £30,000

You can apply for up to £350,000 of blended finance (90% loan and 10% grant)

  • Repayable over 1-3 years

  • 3-month option of no payments at the start of the investment

  • No penalty for early repayments

  • No security taken

  • Repayable over 1-7 years

  • 6-month interest only period

  • No fee

  • No penalty for early repayments

  • No security taken

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Read our FAQs to find out more about Social Investment.


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We want to make our investment as accessible as possible, if you have any barriers to completing the enquiry form for investment please get in touch and we will support you through the process.

Proper Good Investment is part of the Local Access Programme which is being jointly funded by Big Society Capital and Access – The Foundation for Social Investment. It aims to support the growth of local social economies to help reduce poverty and inequality. Visit here to find out more about how local delivery leads in each area are supporting social entrepreneurs to develop socially responsible businesses. 




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