Becoming a Shareholder in Secret Projects Community Benefit Society (SPCBS) is an amazing and powerful way to join our journey to empower women in India. We are proud to have over 260 committed Shareholders, each one sharing our vision of a world where all women have the confidence and resources to make choices, thrive and contribute to the strengthening of their communities.
Becoming a Shareholder in a little more detail...
Shares in SPCBS are £10 each and, with a minimum share investment of 5 shares per person, investment begins at just £50. We wanted to make buying shares affordable, so as many people as possible could join us and become a Shareholder!
Both Adults and under 16’s can own shares
Shares can be gifted (to both adults and under 16’s)
Shares can be bought over a period of time and paid for in monthly instalments
As a member of SPCBS, the benefits are many (not just the feeling one gets from investing in an organisation that works tirelessly and effectively to empower women in India) and include:
The ability to stand and vote for the new Board of Directors and on other important organisational decisions
A digital version of IMPACT SP, our Annual Review
An invitation to join our live-streamed AGM
Access to our twice-yearly POWER sessions* and Monday Motivational Message via WhatsApp
A Young Persons Shareholder Pack for under 16’s, explaining exactly what it means to be a shareholder
Up to 3% interest on your share capital when the company makes a profit and the right to ask for your money back after 3 years
For eligible UK tax payers, EIS tax relief is available
Please note: We cannot give tax advice, and can only say that the investment is a valid investment for tax relief. Anyone considering investing with tax relief in mind, should contact a financial advisor to establish your eligibility for this particular form of tax relief.
Shares can be purchased at anytime throughout the year and full details of how to buy shares in SPCBS can be found here.
To talk to us about becoming a Shareholder in SPCBS, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org