Useful links for charities & social enterprises
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Useful links for charities & social enterprises

There are a range of organisations providing support on topics that affect the social sector.
How one care provider used loan finance to transform both its service and its finances
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How one care provider used loan finance to transform both its service and its finances

Learning disability charity Mayfield Trust used a loan from Charity Bank to redevelop its site, transforming both its services and its revenue in the process.
A Trustee’s perspective: transforming loan finance into quality homes for disabled veterans
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A Trustee’s perspective: transforming loan finance into quality homes for disabled veterans

The people of Derby knew they wanted a fitting memorial to the men who had fought in World War II. Rather than erect another monument, they decided to provide housing for some of the veterans who had returned home.
A Chair’s perspective: maintaining listed properties using loan finance
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A Chair’s perspective: maintaining listed properties using loan finance

Andrew Windsor Almshouses has been providing homes for elderly people in need for 400 years. The Surrey-based charity currently houses 11 residents. A £250,000 loan from Charity Bank meant it was able to undertake urgent repairs to its 17th century properties.
A CEO’s perspective: using loan finance to compete in a crowded market
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A CEO’s perspective: using loan finance to compete in a crowded market

Jubilee Hall Trust has been helping people to stay fit and active in London for more than 40 years. The Trust operates in a highly competitive marketplace and needed to refurbish and upgrade facilities to increase membership and realise its potential.
A CEO’s perspective: development loan for a sustainable model
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A CEO’s perspective: development loan for a sustainable model

The Culture Trust Luton aims to connect communities of Luton and beyond through culture by providing opportunities to engage with arts, museums and heritage.
A CEO’s view on buying property to tackle homelessness
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A CEO’s view on buying property to tackle homelessness

More than 160,000 people in London don’t have a home. The rates in Newham are particularly stark, with one in 24 people classed as homeless. First Fruit is working to change that, one person at a time.
A Chief Executive’s Perspective: simplifying finances with a loan
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A Chief Executive’s Perspective: simplifying finances with a loan

The Jericho Foundation helps people overcome barriers to employment.
A Chair’s perspective: loans to create affordable homes
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A Chair’s perspective: loans to create affordable homes

The East Cambridgeshire parishes of Stretham and Wilburton joined forces in 2012 to address the housing crisis affecting their villages.