Research on Charities and Social Investment

Research on Charities and Social Investment

Research Report on Charities and Social Investment. Contract value:£20,000 – £30,000.

Reference number: CC013

Deadline date:22/06/2012

This deadline is for… Submitting a supplier proposal.

Contract value:£20,000 – £30,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Liverpool The supplier may be required to visit the Commission’s Liverpool and London offices for meetings, however most of the work can be done off-site.

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Charity Commission


Description of the contract

Delivery of research and a report on charities and social investment. This research aims to explore the opportunities and risks facing charities in the developing social investment field, specifically with programme related investment and mixed motive investment. The research will build a picture of the experiences of charities that both receive and provide social investment and in the unique regulatory and governance-related challenges that social investment brings to bear on both charity investors and investees.


Classification of the contract

73210000 Research consultancy services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – 1

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 09/07/2012 – 31/10/2012


Who to contact

Contact name John Kavanagh

Organisation name Charity Commission

Address Woodfield House, Tangier, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 7HF

Telephone 01823 345417

Extension number:


Web address


How to apply

Details on how to submit a proposal are set out in the attached statement of service requirements (SSR). Please note that it is the Commission’s intention to publish any resultant contract arising from this SSR in line with the Government’s transparency commitment. Prospective suppliers must ensure they include within their proposal a clear indication of which information – if any – they consider to be commercially confidential and which is to be withheld from any publication of the contract documentation.