COVID-19: Charity Bank Service Announcement

Our Savings and Loans teams remain open for business during the coronavirus pandemic. If you have any questions, please call/email your usual contact or our general enquiries line on 01732 441900, our savings department on 01732 441944 or via enquiries@charitybank.org.

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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.

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.

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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Towcester Museum: A window into the past

Housed in a historic property bought with the help of a Charity Bank loan, Towcester Museum documents the city's fascinating past. Chairman Rob Hamlin describes how community passion turned vision into reality.

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Greenwich Steiner School: an alternative education

Adrian Dow, Headmaster at Greenwich Steiner School, talks about how a Charity Bank loan is enabling it to refinance an existing loan, putting the school in a stronger financial position to extend its building and eventually include education up to A-level.

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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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The Anchor: Coffee, cake and compassion

The Anchor opened in 2013 after church group Vinelife secured a Charity Bank loan to create a community coffee house. Jon Hodges, Vinelife's Operations Director, shares The Anchor's story.

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