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Royal Mail Strike

We are aware of planned strike action with the following dates currently announced: Thursday 24th, Friday 25th, Wednesday 30th November and Thursday 1st December 2022. 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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Glover’s Trust: helping older people keep their independence

Glover’s Trust offers sheltered accommodation for over-60s. The trust has recently extended and renovated all of its properties with the help of a Charity Bank loan.

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Govanhill Housing Association: providing safe secure housing in the South of Glasgow

Govanhill Housing Association is a community-controlled social landlord operating in the Govanhill and Merrylee neighbourhoods of Glasgow.

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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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Foresight North East Lincolnshire: improving the lives of disabled people

Paul Silvester of Foresight North East Lincolnshire on how social investment has been the catalyst for the growth of the charity.

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