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A Chair’s perspective: using loan finance to bring the local community together

The Causeway Hall sits at the heart of Chiddingstone Causeway and hosts a wide range of events and activities. It was rebuilt with the help of a £150,000 loan from Charity Bank.
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A CEO’s perspective: using loan finance to increase capacity and impact of almshouses

Coventry Church Municipal Charities (CCMC) has been in existence since 1506 and currently operates 73 units of affordable supported living accommodation, in a mix of heritage and modern buildings.
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A trustee’s perspective: using loan finance to secure a trust’s future

Glover’s Trust offers sheltered accommodation in Sutton Coldfield for the over-60s. Its cottages were built in 1932 and badly in need of updating, so the trust embarked on an renovation project with the help of a £1.53 million loan from Charity Bank.
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A Chair’s perspective: Growing a society with loan finance

Tamworth Cornerstone Housing Association (TCHA) has been supporting homeless young people for 30 years.
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A chief executive’s perspective: using loan finance to modernise housing models

Abbeyfield South Downs operates supported sheltered housing for older people across the area. Its accommodation offers a mix of independence and company in a safe and secure environment, currently across six sites.
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A CEO’s perspective: reducing running costs by move from renting to ownership

NewStarts’ aim is to support people through moments of crisis. The Bromsgrove-based charity provides furniture, food and household supplies to people who desperately need them.
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A CEO’s perspective: expanding services with loan finance

EVA Women’s Aid offers a range of support to women who have been affected by domestic or sexual abuse. The charity owns four safe houses, two of which were bought with the help of Charity Bank loans.
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Building Resilience through Good Governance – a lesson from Derby’s Quaker past?

Shivaji Shiva, Charities Partner at the law firm VWV, shares the surprising insights from Quaker practice that could re-energise your decision-making.
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Freedom from renting: A YMCA CEO's perspective on loan finance

YMCA Burton on Trent helps homeless young people to get their lives back on track. CEO Paul Laffey explains how buying their property has enabled them to make improvements to the building and develop their furniture strategy for the long term.