Community interest companies: information for funding organisations

An introduction to community interest companies (CICs) for funding organisations, including information about assets and the asset lock.



This guidance provides answers to potential questions from funders, including information on:

  • which sectors CICs operate in
  • assets and the asset lock
  • directors’ and members’ responsibilities
  • the delivery of the CIC report and accounts
  • the payment of remuneration or dividends
  • what to do if they have a concern about a CIC