Charities and social enterprises forced to pull back on services amid income reductions

The events of 2020 have forced charities and social enterprises to reduce their services in the face of declining revenues, new research from Charity Bank today reveals.

Useful links for charities & social enterprises

There are a range of organisations providing support on topics that affect the social sector.

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

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.

Global Alliance for Banking on Values – A 21st Century Movement

The Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) is an independent network of banks that use finance to deliver economic, social, and environmental development.

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.

How one care provider used loan finance to transform both its service and its finances

Learning disability charity Mayfield Trust used a loan from Charity Bank to redevelop its site, transforming both its services and its revenue in the process.

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.

A Trustee’s perspective: transforming loan finance into quality homes for disabled veterans

The people of Derby knew they wanted a fitting memorial to the men who had fought in World War II. Rather than erect another monument, they decided to provide housing for some of the veterans who had returned home.