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4 ways charities can align mission and money

Lisa Stonestreet of the EIRIS Foundation outlines how charities and social enterprises have an influential and exciting role to play in shaping a more sustainable financial system.
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Residential home Fern House under new ownership

Abbeyfield The Dales today announces it has bought Fern House with the help of loans totalling £8.5 million. The charity offers supported housing, residential care and independent living with extra care for older people in Yorkshire.
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Abbeyfield The Dales: giving older people a community

Abbeyfield The Dales gives older people the chance to enjoy life as part of a supportive community. It offers residents tailored housing solutions in addition to high-quality care and support, freshly cooked meals and a full calendar of social activities.
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Leeds MP celebrates opening of new affordable housing scheme

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has joined Unity Homes and Enterprise representatives, residents, ward councillors and project partners to mark the official opening of the association’s £2 million affordable housing development in her constituency.
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Charity Bank loans totalled £48.6 million in 2018

Today, Charity Bank announced at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) that it lent £48.6 million to charities and social enterprises in 2018.
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Ethical 1-Year Charity Account: Cancer Connections

Cancer Connections aims to support other healthcare organisations whenever it can. So when the South Tyneside charity started looking for a safe home for its savings, Charity Bank was the obvious choice, as treasurer Jonathan Carroll explains.
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How to stress-test your business plan and improve your sustainability

Carolyn Sims, Director of Lending at Charity Bank, outlines six key elements which charities and social enterprises wanting to stress-test their business plan and improve their sustainability at a time of uncertainty may wish to consider.
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Charity Bank awarded Best Ethical Savings Provider

The year has started positively with Charity Bank receiving a new award for 2019.
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Ethical Savings Account Charity Case Study: The Wates Family Charities

The Wates Family Charities (the Wates Foundation & the Wates Family Enterprise Trust) owe their existence to generations of the Wates Family putting into effect their desire to be a force for good.