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 £3.5 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.
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.
Seaview Enterprises: peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland
A deep divide remains between Protestant and Catholic communities in Northern Ireland. Seaview Enterprises uses sport as a tool for development, to promote peace and boost employment prospects for young people.
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.
East Lancashire Deaf Society: tools for success
The East Lancashire Deaf Society (ELDS) is working to build a world where deaf people are accepted as part of a diverse society. Doug Alker, the executive chair and managing director, talks to us about how a loan is helping ELDS to support deaf young people.
City Life Church: a hub for social activity
City Life Church has always aimed to be the heart of the community, a place not only for worship and prayer, but a place where people of any background or faith can come and benefit from the facilities.