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Royal Mail Strike

We are aware of 19 days of planned strike action with the following dates currently announced: 30th September, across October (1st, 13th, 20th & 25th) and on 28th November. Throughout this period, any postal correspondence sent from, or to, Charity Bank may be subject to delays.

The quickest way to contact Charity Bank is by emailing enquiries@charitybank.org or calling us on 01732 441900. We will update this message with any additional dates as they are announced.

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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Abbeyfield The Dales: giving older people a community

Abbeyfield The Dales gives older people the chance to enjoy life as part of a supportive community. It offers residents tailored housing solutions in addition to high-quality care and support, freshly cooked meals and a full calendar of social activities.

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Living Paintings: bringing art and stories to life for blind people

Living Paintings helps blind children to experience the joy of a picture book.

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NewStarts: supporting people through crisis

A loan from Charity Bank meant NewStarts could buy its warehouse and save £15,000 a year. It’s now able to support even more people with furniture, household essentials and emergency food parcels.

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The House of St Barnabas: supporting homeless people into employment

The House of St Barnabas helps people affected by homelessness and long-term unemployment to get their lives back on track.

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