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.
Lyvennet Community Trust: by the community, for the community
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Lyvennet Community Trust: by the community, for the community

Lyvennet Community Trust ensures that local housing remains genuinely affordable. Charity Bank loans have helped the trust to grow the number of properties that are within the means of local people.
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.
Portsmouth Abuse and Rape Counselling Service (PARCS) – supporting survivors
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Portsmouth Abuse and Rape Counselling Service (PARCS) – supporting survivors

PARCS aims to promote healthy relationships and alleviate the distress associated with rape and sexual abuse. The charity turned to Charity Bank for a loan to buy its new centre.
Homes for Good: creating affordable homes in Scotland
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Homes for Good: creating affordable homes in Scotland

Homes for Good is bringing quality, affordable homes within reach of hundreds of people on low incomes in Glasgow.
Footprints Family Centre: alleviating poverty and providing opportunity in Buttershaw, Bradford
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Footprints Family Centre: alleviating poverty and providing opportunity in Buttershaw, Bradford

Footprints Family Centre aims to alleviate poverty on the estate of Buttershaw, Bradford. Charity Bank loans enabled the charity to open a second nursery and carry out renovations.
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.
Folkestone Sports Centre Trust: Affordable sports and leisure for all
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Folkestone Sports Centre Trust: Affordable sports and leisure for all

Folkestone Sports Centre Trust is a social enterprise, working to make sports and leisure activities available to all.
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.