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COVID-19 Emergency Funding for Charities and Social Sector Organisations

Cash flow has been a growing cause for concern within the sector for a number of years.
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COVID-19 Resource Hub for Charities and Social Enterprises

COVID-19 has created extra challenges for the social sector. Many of your staff may now be working from home. You may have had to cancel events and change how you support your service users.
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Creating a stronger foundation by using loan finance

Jan Tasker and Grace McCorkle from Collaborative Women share their experience of the loan process.
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Collaborative Women: Breaking the cycle of domestic violence

Women fleeing domestic abuse need safe accommodation. With the help of a Charity Bank loan, Collaborative Women is giving survivors that safe space and so much more...
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A founder’s perspective: Strengthening services with a loan

Anne Royle from Pathfinder Dogs tells us how she found the loan process and reveals why she’ll soon need a new loan for a much larger project…
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Pathfinder Dogs: Helping blind people to be more independent

Pathfinder Dogs offers training, support and assistance dogs to people who are blind or partially sighted. With the help of a loan from Charity Bank, it recently bought a property to use as accommodation for clients.
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A clerk’s perspective: Building homes with ethical loans

Almshouses have been serving communities for hundreds of years – long before ‘affordable housing’ became a buzzword. Clerk Michael Siggs tells us about the loans process for building new homes and his experience with Charity Bank.
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Winnocks & Kendalls Almshouses: New homes for older people

The first Winnocks & Kendalls Almshouses were built in 1679. The charity’s newest homes were part-funded by a Charity Bank loan. As one resident says, they’re “modern, airy, spacious, just beautiful.”
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The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF)

Charity Bank has taken another positive step towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions by joining other financial institutions worldwide in the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF).
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A Chief Officer’s perspective: 10 years with Charity Bank

It all started with a pen … Back in 2011, a chance meeting led to Age UK Herne Bay taking out an ethical loan with Charity Bank. 10 years and a second loan later, what does the charity’s Chief Officer, Sue Cliffe, have to say about the relationship?
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Age UK Herne Bay: Helping older people stay independent

Age UK Herne Bay & Whitstable gives older people the chance to socialise, try new activities and receive practical support. Its day centre was recently extended with the help of a Charity Bank loan.