Invest Local Trust is an independent Charitable Trust set up with a £16.5m endowment from the Big Lottery Fund to deliver the Invest Local programme for up to 12 years from 2015.
The protector is an independent person appointed by the Big Lottery Fund to oversee the governance of BCT. The protector is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the Trust's procedures and for safeguarding public money.
Building Communities Trustee Ltd (BCT Ltd) is a Company Limited by Guarantee. It was set up as the corporate trustee to manage the Invest Local Trust fund.
It manages the Invest Local Trust in line with the trust deed and ensures Invest Local happens in a way that is in keeping with the trust deed and the wishes of the Big Lottery Fund.