Join a bank that shares your values

Loans: borrow to support your mission

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

We offer loans to small and large organisations from £50,000 to £2.5 million, up to £3.25 million to housing associations and more in partnership with other lenders.

Savings: put your money where your values are

You can open a savings account that will earn you a fair 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, a children’s savings account and an ethical ISA.

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.

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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Folkestone Sports Centre: an unsung sports hero

Folkestone Sports Centre Trust is a social enterprise leisure centre whose main goal is to make sport and leisure activities accessible to people who might otherwise struggle to access them for financial or social reasons.

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Homes for Good: an innovative solution

Homes for Good is Scotland's first lettings agency for people on benefits. They are using social investment to address the housing crisis.

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Sherman Cymru: the show must go on!

Sherman Cymru gives a stage to the societal messages of Wales’ emerging artists.

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Emmaus Village Carlton: a path out of homelessness

Emmaus communities in the UK support people to work their way out of homelessness, providing meaningful work and a stable home for as long as they need it. Frank McMahon, chairman of the trustees, tells us more about their work and their vision for the future.

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