Second Floor Studios & Arts: Supporting London’s creative sector
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Second Floor Studios & Arts: Supporting London’s creative sector

Find out how a £2.7m loan is helping Second Floor Studios & Arts to restabilise the affordable artist studio sector through its acquisition of 30,000 sq. ft. on a 250-year leasehold giving 110 artists and other creative businesses the space to create.
YMCA Thames Gateway: turning modular units into affordable homes
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YMCA Thames Gateway: turning modular units into affordable homes

Could modular housing help to solve London’s affordable housing crisis? YMCA Thames Gateway’s latest project is a great example of what can be achieved.
Transforming Lives for Good: Making The Difference
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Transforming Lives for Good: Making The Difference

Transforming Lives for Good operate 11 education centres that give young people a second chance for an education, and 39 early intervention centres across the UK that provide extra support to children at school at a crucial period of their personal development
Coventry Cyrenians: tackling homelessness in Coventry and Warwickshire
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Coventry Cyrenians: tackling homelessness in Coventry and Warwickshire

Coventry Cyrenians is addressing the causes and consequences of homelessness – helping people to improve their mental health and wellbeing, overcome addictions and get off the streets.
Carlisle Key: helping young people build independent lives
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Carlisle Key: helping young people build independent lives

Carlisle Key operates a drop-in centre for young people who are experiencing – or at risk of – homelessness; offering a listening ear, assistance, advice and signposting in response to each individual’s needs.
Govanhill Housing Association: providing safe secure housing in the South of Glasgow
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Govanhill Housing Association: providing safe secure housing in the South of Glasgow

Govanhill Housing Association is a community-controlled social landlord operating in the Govanhill and Merrylee neighbourhoods of Glasgow.
Mayfield Trust: transforming care in Calderdale
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Mayfield Trust: transforming care in Calderdale

The Government’s Transforming Care programme is shaking up the care sector, helping people with a learning disability to get out of hospitals and group homes, and integrate back into the community. One charity that’s moving with the times is Mayfield Trust.
War Memorial Village Derby: creating homes for heroes
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War Memorial Village Derby: creating homes for heroes

War Memorial Village Derby has been offering disabled war veterans a home for 70 years. The village has started a much-needed renovation programme with the help of a loan from Charity Bank.
The Andrew Windsor Almshouses: providing affordable housing for 400 years
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The Andrew Windsor Almshouses: providing affordable housing for 400 years

Our 1000th loan paid for urgent repairs to a 400-year-old almshouse building which provides low cost accommodation for people in straitened circumstances.