YMCA Somerset Coast breathes new life into Barley Wood Country House

£1.8 million Charity Bank loan secures property purchase and refurbishment to provide social housing and job prospects for young homeless people.

Smarterbuys Store accelerates growth plans to take bite out of loan sharks

£1 million lent to low-income families to help them to furnish their homes affordably - Charity Bank backs growth plans of fair finance pilot scheme

Cosgarne Hall: beating addiction

Cosgarne Hall helps homeless people to take control of their lives, operating an alcohol and substance tolerant policy. Since 2009, ten lives have been saved and last year alone 70 people were supported to live independently.

How to help your charity plan for the future

Carolyn Sims, Charity Bank's head of banking, runs through six tips that will help your charity plan for the future.

Reusing furniture, resettling people and restoring communities - loan secures NewStarts future

A Bromsgrove poverty-fighting charity gets investment boost - joint funding from Charity Bank and Big Issue Invest allows NewStarts to buy its premises

Settle Hydro: a fossil free energy boost

Settle Hydro are the first community-funded hydroelectric project in their region. The plant produces enough electricity to power 50 homes.

Oxford Professor Colin Mayer speaks at Charity Bank's 2015 Impact Awards

Colin Mayer, the Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford, was the keynote speaker at this year’s Charity Bank Impact Awards & Open Evening on 3rd June at The Mercers’ Hall in London

Charity Bank is only UK bank to be granted Social Enterprise Mark

Marking the feat, Charity Bank has announced 25% discount on loans to Social Enterprise Mark holders

UK’s first safe house for older domestic violence victims opens

Redcar-based EVA Women’s Aid opens a specialist safe house for women aged over 45 - Charity Bank loan of £55k secured the purchase of the residential property