An Investment Framework has been developed for this programme in order to provide a clear and consistent position on how grant allocations and investment decisions are made by the Investment Panel.
It has been produced to ensure the overarching aims of the Booster Programme are reflected in the support that is offered to societies planning and undertaking community share offers. To this end, it goes beyond the Power to Change eligibility criteria for funding, to provide a programme-specifc guide for the Investment Panel, programme partners and applicants.
The framework seeks to ensure that all investment decisions account for the following:
- Purpose of the programme
- Strategic objectives of the programme
- Guidance criteria governing investments under the prorgramme
- Investment propositions
These four elements are explained fully in the following sections.