Join a bank that shares your values

Loans: borrow to support your mission

You can borrow from a bank that understands your charitable goals as well as your finances. We lend to charities, social enterprises and organisations tackling social and environmental issues and shape our terms and repayment schedules around their needs.

A bit about us

Charity Bank is a savings and loans bank with a mission to use money for good. We use the money our savers entrust to us to make loans to charities, social enterprises and organisations with charitable purposes.

Our community of borrowers, savers, shareholders and staff are all working towards one goal – helping to create lasting social change in our communities.

Savings: put your money where your values are

You can open a savings account that will earn you a return and support the extraordinary work of the charities and social enterprises that borrow from us.

Choose from our personal savings accounts, charity and business savings accounts. Join the ethical banking movement.

Read about the organisations we support

Read about how our borrowers are using loans to grow, innovate or simply support communities and help people in challenging situations to live the lives they want.

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Wat Buddharam Leeds: one of the UK’s newest Buddhist temples

Wat Buddharam Leeds has been welcoming Thai Buddhists since 2014. Read more…

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Independent Cinema Office: Access to cinema that nourishes the soul and changes lives

The Independent Cinema Office (ICO) is the UK’s national body that supports independent cinemas, film festivals and exhibitors of all forms. It strives to develop an open, challenging and thriving film sector.

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Energise Barnsley: Tackling climate change and fuel poverty

Energise Barnsley is using solar power to cut CO2 and household bills. It’s installed solar panels on 100s of council homes and buildings. The project was part-funded by a £1.2 million loan from Charity Bank.

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The Andrew Windsor Almshouses: providing affordable housing for 400 years

Our 1000th loan paid for urgent repairs to a 400-year-old almshouse building which provides low cost accommodation for people in straitened circumstances.

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