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National Programme for Property Education for the social sector

Antonia Swinson, CEO of the Ethical Property Foundation, explains why Property Education is important to all those who are passionate about their social mission.
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Charities are facing more obstacles than ever before

As a lender to charities and social enterprises in many different sectors, we’re in a unique position to see the full range of challenges they’re facing.
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Charity loans - a guide for trustees and managers

We've put together a series of loan features tailored to the unique requirements of social sector organisations. Find out all you need to know when considering a loan for your charity or social enterprise.
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Six tips to strengthen your board

Luke Strachan of Reach Volunteering shares six tips to strengthen your board
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Loans finance - How to avoid common pitfalls & delays

Debbie Harmsworth, loans administration manager at Charity Bank, looks at five ways to help you avoid common pitfalls.
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5 legal considerations when taking on loan finance

Debbie Harmsworth, loans administration manager at Charity Bank, shares five common legal issues for charities & social enterprises to consider when seeking loan finance. Being aware of these issues may help you to avoid some of the common problems & delays.
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Should your charity consider a loan?

Loans are not right for all projects or organisations, but trustees and managers of charities and social enterprises need to understand what loan finance can offer to determine if it is right for them.
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5 ways loans help charities generate more income and improve financial sustainability

The benefits of loan finance can be far reaching for the organisation taking out the loan, as well as for their communities.
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What do lenders look for?

If your charity or social enterprise is thinking about applying for a loan, it's helpful to know what lenders look for when deciding whether to approve your application.