30th January 2019
Resonance, a social impact investment company, with a head office in Cornwall, worked with Smile Together as advisers on the investment raise.
BII, the social investment arm of The Big Issue, provided investment to Smile Together CIC, a local employee-owned social enterprise and Community Interest Company, in late 2018. The investment is helping to finance the refurbishment of a former grammar school into a purpose-built dental centre for the community.
The opening of the centre, located on Harleigh Road in Bodmin Cornwall, will increase access to emergency, specialist and routine dental care, provide enhanced access and facilities for all patient groups, and also increase the availability of preventative support, education and treatment programmes. An adjoining part of the building will eventually house other local businesses, promoting further financial sustainability for Smile Together....