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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.
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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
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10 free tools to help your charity grow

Imagine if you could boost your funding, raise your profile and improve your social impact without emptying your pockets? Here's a list of free tools to get you off to a great start.
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“We’re getting £5 million of assets for less than £1.5 million of loan finance”

YMCA Thames Gateway has taken a different approach to affordable housing. The charity’s 39 new flats were built off-site, saving time, money and disruption. The scheme attracted a grant, which together with Charity Bank’s loan enabled the project to go ahead.
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The good, the bad and the ugly myths about borrowing for impact

Size matters, or does it? Do loans work for all charities? Time to bust the biggest myths around borrowing when you're a charitable organisation.
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Five free tools that will boost support for your charity

Imagine if you could create an influx of support for your organisation without paying a single penny? We’ve collected our top five free tools to get you started.
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How to make sure your charity gets the most out of Twitter

Twitter can help you get your voice heard by more people, potential donors, funders, volunteers and service-users. Are you getting the most out of it? Here are a few top tips.
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Loans: Frequently Asked Questions

We answer your commonly asked questions about borrowing from Charity Bank and how the loans process works.
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Charity Bank secures additional equity investment from Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

£230k investment brings Esmée’s shareholding in Charity Bank to £1m. Charity Bank aims to raise at least £3m in new share capital by the end of 2021.