A library of resources for anyone who would like to find out more about community shares. From introductory guides to market reports, find the info you need here.

7th September 2016

Frequently asked questions for the Community Shares Booster Programme. 

26th August 2016

Download the application form below to take part in the next training and licensing programme to become a fully licensed community shares practitio

1st April 2016

This is the Second Report of a formative evaluation by Rocket Science of the Community Shares Scotland [CSS] programme, which is funded by the Big

1st January 2015

To support the work of the wider Community Shares Unit Steering Group in determining the strategic direction of the CSU, a series of key strategic

14th March 2016

The CSU's final response to the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) call for input on the regulatory barriers for social investment.

8th March 2016

A guidance document for groups looking to participate in Round 3 of the Community Shares Booster Programme, supported by The Power to Change. 

21st January 2016

The Standard Mark application form for societies looking to go through the Standard Mark assessment. Designed specifically for practitioners when arranging to undertake a the Standard Mark review.

9th December 2015

This note summarises the rule changes to investment tax relief schemes introduced in the Finance Act 2015, which received Royal Assent on 18 November 2015.

10th January 2016

The Training Manual is useful for understanding what the training and licensing process entails and what skills are taken into account.

29th September 2015

Read about the ten things that you need to know about community shares. A very brief introduction for groups considering a community share offer.