Join a bank that shares your values

Our Ethical Easy Access accounts for charities and business savers

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.

Savings: put your money where your values are

You can open a savings account that will earn you a fair 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 and an ethical Cash ISA. Join the ethical banking movement.

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.

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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Settle Hydro: a fossil free energy boost

Settle Hydro are the first community-funded hydroelectric project in their region. The plant produces enough electricity to power 50 homes.

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Emmaus Village Carlton: a path out of homelessness

Emmaus communities in the UK support people to work their way out of homelessness, providing meaningful work and a stable home for as long as they need it. Frank McMahon, chairman of the trustees, tells us more about their work and their vision for the future.

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YMCA Downslink Group: helping young people to thrive

Chas Walker, CEO of YMCA Downslink Group, explains how its decision to borrow from Charity Bank was influenced by a desire to work with a likeminded organisation with aligned values.

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Glossopdale Furniture Project: providing the local community with affordable furniture

Joan Cook, Manager of Glossopdale Furniture Project, explains how a loan from Charity Bank enabled the charity to purchase its own shop and secure the future of furniture recycling in Glossop.

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