Membership and share capital
Shared Interest Society is owned and controlled by its members.
Our membership mostly comprises individuals but also includes
a growing number of faith groups, fair trade
partnerships, businesses, schools and community organisations.
We also have a range of volunteers, not all of whom are
Shared Interest Society has also established a registered
charity, Shared Interest Foundation, which is funded by donations
Here, we explain how we engage with our members and donors,
share what we know about their satisfaction with our work, and
how we are growing our supporter base further.
By the end of September we had 9,045 Share Accounts. Of these,
7,431 were held by individuals and 1,614 by groups.
Share Accounts closed in the year totalled 262, but overall we
saw a net increase of 105 accounts.
Alongside the increase in members, we significantly increased
investment with a closing Share Capital total of £33.3m, a net
increase of £2m.
You can read more about our Membership and Share Capital in