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.
A CEO’s perspective: using loan finance to increase capacity and impact of almshouses
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A CEO’s perspective: using loan finance to increase capacity and impact of almshouses

Coventry Church Municipal Charities (CCMC) has been in existence since 1506 and currently operates 73 units of affordable supported living accommodation, in a mix of heritage and modern buildings.
A trustee’s perspective: using loan finance to secure a trust’s future
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A trustee’s perspective: using loan finance to secure a trust’s future

Glover’s Trust offers sheltered accommodation in Sutton Coldfield for the over-60s. Its cottages were built in 1932 and badly in need of updating, so the trust embarked on an renovation project with the help of a £1.53 million loan from Charity Bank.