Merry Christmas from Foundation East 22nd December 2016 By Foundation East in News Foundation East would like to wish everybody a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year. Please note that our offices will be closed from 23rd December until 3rd January. We look forward to working with you all in 2017. About the Author Foundation East Foundation East is the only Responsible Finance provider offering loans and business support to businesses across the East of England. We create £15 of social value for every £1 we loan. To continue helping local entrepreneurs, we're becoming increasingly reliant on funds raised through members buying our CITR shares. Buying CITR shares brings many social, economic and financial benefits.