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Royal Mail Strike

We are aware of 19 days of planned strike action with the following dates currently announced: 30th September, across October (1st, 13th, 20th & 25th) and on 28th November. Throughout this period, any postal correspondence sent from, or to, Charity Bank may be subject to delays.

The quickest way to contact Charity Bank is by emailing enquiries@charitybank.org or calling us on 01732 441900. We will update this message with any additional dates as they are announced.

Loans: borrow to support your mission

You can borrow from a bank that understands your charitable goals as well as your finances. We lend to charities, social enterprises and organisations tackling social and environmental issues and shape our terms and repayment schedules around their needs.

A bit about us

Charity Bank is a savings and loans bank with a mission to use money for good. We use the money our savers entrust to us to make loans to charities, social enterprises and organisations with charitable purposes.

Our community of borrowers, savers, shareholders and staff are all working towards one goal – helping to create lasting social change in our communities.

Savings: put your money where your values are

You can open a savings account that will earn you a return and support the extraordinary work of the charities and social enterprises that borrow from us.

Choose from our personal savings accounts, charity and business savings accounts. Join the ethical banking movement.

Read about the organisations we support

Read about how our borrowers are using loans to grow, innovate or simply support communities and help people in challenging situations to live the lives they want.

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The Andrew Windsor Almshouses: providing affordable housing for 400 years

Our 1000th loan paid for urgent repairs to a 400-year-old almshouse building which provides low cost accommodation for people in straitened circumstances.

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Emmaus Village Carlton: giving homeless people a community

With the help of loan finance from Charity Bank, homeless charity Emmaus Village Carlton has been able to refurbish its bistro and retail space. As a result, its income has doubled and it’s been able to increase the number of bedrooms it offers by over 50%.

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Holne Community Shop & Tea Room: Saving a community hub

When the shop and tearoom faced closure, the community united to save what was an important social hub. It is now run for the benefit of the wider community and a Charity Bank loan help the social enterprise buy the premises.

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Half Moon: inspiring young people through performing arts

Half Moon offers low-cost drama classes for children and young people, including those with complex disabilities. The theatre company turned to Charity Bank for a loan to buy its venue after rent rises put its future in jeopardy.

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