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All you need to know about the Community Ownership Fund

From match funding to eligibility, here’s what you need to know about the changes to the Community Ownership Fund.
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Why Charity Bank and the four-day working week are a perfect match

Charity Bank is piloting a voluntary four-day working week as part of a six-month global programme exploring how reduced working hours can improve productivity. Our CEO, Ed Siegel explains why a four-day work week is a perfect match for Charity Bank…
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Customer four-day week FAQ

What is the four-day week pilot? Why is Charity Bank taking part? What does it mean for me? We answer the frequently asked questions from our customers about our four-day week trial…
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New recruits four-day week FAQ

What is the four-day week pilot? What does it mean for new starters? What happens after the pilot ends? We answer your frequently asked questions about our four-day week trial…
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Saving lives and £100k per annum though development finance

When Magpas Air Ambulance’s existing site was earmarked for housing, the charity decided it was time to take the next step – creating its own purpose-built airbase. £2.5m of the £7m project cost is being covered by a Charity Bank development loan.
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Reducing outgoings by purchasing property

Like many charities, Head2Head Sensory Theatre has experienced considerable financial challenges due to the pandemic. However, with the help of a Charity Bank loan, the charity has significantly reduced its outgoings and now has ambitious plans for growth.
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A CEO’s perspective maximising space with the help of a loan

By purchasing its community centre, Whitley Bay Big Local has been able to save around £2,000 a month, attract grant funding and start an ambitious refurbishment project. CEO David Carnaffan tells us more…
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A founder’s perspective: applying for a loan as a start-up

“Common Ground Against Homelessness is this scruffy little start-up punching above its weight, but we've had first class service from Charity Bank.” Find out why founder Helen Carlin found it so helpful to have a designated relationship manager.
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A director’s perspective: Making the most of opportunities

Alice Charity wasn’t planning to buy a property but came across an opportunity that was too good to miss. Emily Petts, Family Support Director and Co-Founder, tells us more.