An expert’s guide to buying or renting a property
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An expert’s guide to buying or renting a property

Questions charities and social enterprises need to ask themselves before they buy or rent a property.
A CEO’s perspective: using loan finance to build sustainability
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A CEO’s perspective: using loan finance to build sustainability

Faith Hope and Enterprise delivers housing and individually tailored support to 34 people experiencing homelessness around the Derby area. Loans totalling £136,500 from Charity Bank have enabled the charity to purchase two houses.
COVID-19 Emergency Funding for Charities and Social Sector Organisations
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COVID-19 Emergency Funding for Charities and Social Sector Organisations

Cash flow has been a growing cause for concern within the sector for a number of years.
A director’s perspective: increasing flexibility through loan finance
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A director’s perspective: increasing flexibility through loan finance

The Independent Cinema Office (ICO) supports cinemas, film festivals and exhibitors of all forms to bring life-changing cinema to more people across the UK. Their mission is to develop an open, challenging and thriving film sector.
A trustee’s perspective: expanding provision through social investment
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A trustee’s perspective: expanding provision through social investment

Emmaus Village Carlton enables homeless people to get their lives back on track. ‘Companions’ can access long-term accommodation, take advantage of work experience opportunities and regain their confidence by becoming a valued member of a supportive community.
A CEO’s perspective: how a speedy loan led to incredible growth
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A CEO’s perspective: how a speedy loan led to incredible growth

YMCA Birmingham took their first Charity Bank loan out back in 2014 to part-fund a new housing development.
A founder’s perspective: Dreaming bigger with loan finance
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A founder’s perspective: Dreaming bigger with loan finance

As Europe’s largest urban sports centre, Adrenaline Alley attracts skaters from across the world. The charity bought their six-acre site with the help of a £900,000 loan from Charity Bank.
A director’s perspective: Creating affordable homes with loan finance
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A director’s perspective: Creating affordable homes with loan finance

Homes for Good is Scotland’s first social enterprise lettings agency. With the help of loans totalling £6.5 million, delivered by Charity Bank in partnership with another social investor, Homes for Good has bought, renovated and let out almost 200 homes.
A Chair’s perspective: using loan finance to bring the local community together
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A Chair’s perspective: using loan finance to bring the local community together

The Causeway Hall sits at the heart of Chiddingstone Causeway and hosts a wide range of events and activities. It was rebuilt with the help of a £150,000 loan from Charity Bank.