Resonance Bristol SITR Fund

A pioneering social impact investment fund aimed at helping to dismantle poverty in Bristol and the surrounding area by investing in social enterprises.

The Resonance Bristol SITR Fund intends to invest in relatively small enterprises, usually making 6 year term loans with repayments starting after 4 years. This is how they describe their model of impact:

What are the enterprises invested in so far?

Of the £2.1m raised in its first year, the fund has made 5 investments totalling £900,000 in the following organisations: South Bristol Sports Centre, Paper Arts, Bristol 24/7, Bearpit Bristol and Chandos House.

Impact reporting

Resonance are committed to reporting on the impact of each of their funds annually. You can download a copy of their first year (2016/17) impact report here.


About the manager

Resonance is a dedicated Impact investment manager, set up in 2002 and based in the South West. Founder and managing director Daniel Brewer qualified first as an engineer before deciding to focus on this sector.

Since 2002 Resonance has raised over £100 million and now employs c. 30 staff.

How to invest

SITR schemes are classified by the FCA as Non Readily Realisable Securities. These can only be promoted to investors who seek regulated advice, are classified as High Net Worth or Sophisticated investors or are prepared to certify that they will invest less than 10% of their net investable assets in such securities. If you fall into any of these categories, please contact us for further information:

Important Information

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Social missionDismantling poverty
Closing dateOpen
Raised / sought£1.3m /£5m.
Min. investment£25,000