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The Askrigg Foundation: Creating affordable homes

The Yorkshire village of Askrigg is very popular with holidaymakers. While that’s good for tourism, local people are being pushed out of the housing market. The Askrigg Foundation is using a community-led housing loan from Charity Bank to put things right.
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Charity Bank Joins Positive Banking Conference 2021 As Principal Partner

Charity Bank, the loans and savings bank setup specifically to support charities and social enterprises in the UK, has announced a principal partnership agreement to feature at the Positive Banking Conference 2021.
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A Managing Director’s perspective: using loan finance to reduce risk

Housing charity Chrysalis is working to reduce its reliance on leased properties by increasing its property ownership. A £666,000 loan has enabled Chrysalis to refinance one property and purchase another.
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Chrysalis: Housing the people society ignores

Vulnerable people deserve decent homes and the support they need to rebuild their lives. Chrysalis is helping to make that a reality. The charity recently strengthened its housing provision using a loan from Charity Bank.
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Charity Bank secures £1million in equity capital investment to help fund surge in loan approvals

Charity Bank, the loans and savings bank for positive social change, has secured £1m in new equity investments from two investors.
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Living Paintings: Our 24-year journey with Charity Bank

For more than 30 years, Living Paintings has been helping to bring art and stories to life for blind people. And for most of that time, Charity Bank has been by its side. Here, Chief Executive Camilla Oldland tells us about her journey with Charity Bank.
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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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Royal Society for Blind Children: thriving under difficult circumstances

When COVID-19 hit, the Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) feared it would have to cut back services. Instead, with the support of a loan it increased its reach by 40%.
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How values-based banking can help us build a better society

Charity Bank’s Mark Howland, Director of Marketing & Communications discusses how values-based banking can help us build a better society.