The Mercers’ Charitable Foundation invests £1 million in Charity Bank
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The Mercers’ Charitable Foundation invests £1 million in Charity Bank

This represents a fivefold increase on its initial investment
Isle of Mull’s first community hydroelectricity scheme at Garmony goes ahead with £500k Charity Bank loan
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Isle of Mull’s first community hydroelectricity scheme at Garmony goes ahead with £500k Charity Bank loan

Charity Bank lead lender alongside Renewable Energy Investment Fund - scheme capable of powering 280 homes and reducing island’s carbon footprint by 450 tonnes
Social housing boost for Scotland
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Social housing boost for Scotland

Homes for Good Investments secures funding to buy 80 social housing properties - £2 million loan from Charity Bank matches £2 million investment from Impact Ventures UK
Charity Bank commits to its future in Tonbridge
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Charity Bank commits to its future in Tonbridge

Charity Bank moves to larger headquarters, more than doubling its office space
Charity Bank strengthens board with appointment of two new non-exec directors
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Charity Bank strengthens board with appointment of two new non-exec directors

Robin Budenberg, former chief executive and chairman of the body that manages the UK taxpayers’ bank stakes, and Kate Sayer, author of several charity finance books and auditor to charities and social enterprises, both join the Charity Bank board.
Charity Bank is the first bank in Europe to achieve certification as a B Corporation
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Charity Bank is the first bank in Europe to achieve certification as a B Corporation

B Corporation aims to be to business what Fair Trade certification is to coffee - Charity Bank is the sixth firm in the UK to become a Certified B Corporation
Lady Lumley’s 350-year-old almshouses reopen following £1m modernisation
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Lady Lumley’s 350-year-old almshouses reopen following £1m modernisation

A £1 million scheme to sympathetically modernise 350-year-old Grade 2 Listed Almshouses in a North Yorkshire village is complete.
Charity Bank loan approvals up 220% since Big Society Capital investment
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Charity Bank loan approvals up 220% since Big Society Capital investment

Loans approved by Charity Bank since Big Society Capital agreed to invest in the Bank at the end of March have increased by 43% in number and 220% in value compared to the same period last year.
A bank that pays living wages, not excessive bonuses
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A bank that pays living wages, not excessive bonuses

Tonbridge based Charity Bank – the ethical bank that takes savings from individuals and institutions, and lends solely to social sector organisations – has become one of the first employers in Kent to become an accredited Living Wage Employer.