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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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A Chair’s perspective: using loan finance to bring the local community together

The Causeway Hall sits at the heart of Chiddingstone Causeway and hosts a wide range of events and activities. It was rebuilt with the help of a £150,000 loan from Charity Bank.
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The Causeway Hall: bringing communities together

The Causeway Hall gives people a place to meet, learn and be entertained. The hall was built with the help of a Charity Bank loan.