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Charity Bank has achieved the Silver iiE certification

Charity Bank has been recognised as a Silver Level investor in the environment as part of the Investors in the Environment (iiE) accreditation scheme…
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Charity Bank Study Reveals Financial Impact of Loans on Charities and Social Enterprises

Charity Bank, the loans and savings bank for social good, has released a ground-breaking study showcasing the financial impact of its loans on charities and social enterprises.
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Charity Bank achieves record score in B Corp recertification

Charity Bank has been officially recertified as a B Corp with an impressive new score. In this blog, we will delve into what it means to be a certified B Corp, our commitment to sustainable practise and the efforts that led to our successful recertification.
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Investment of £2.75m in Charity Bank to reach underfunded charities and social enterprises

Charity Bank, the loans and savings bank for positive social change, today announced that Access – The Foundation for Social Investment has committed to invest £2.75m in the bank as part of their Flexible Finance for the Recovery programme.
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Can a charity borrow money from a bank?

Can my charity borrow money from a bank? Is borrowing possible for a charity? Does a charity need express power to borrow? We go through the first things to consider when a charity is thinking about taking out a loan.
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“Without this loan, we couldn’t have extended our church”

“When a property is owned by a charity, loan providers aren’t interested.” Custodial trustee Milton Rodosthenous explains why a Charity Bank loan was so important to The Twelve Apostles church.
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The Twelve Apostles: Welcoming Orthodox Christians to church

The Twelve Apostles is a Greek Orthodox church in Hertfordshire. The church’s congregation has grown significantly in recent years, as has demand for its food bank. So, the church is being extended with the help of a Charity Bank loan.
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“Other banks wouldn’t lend to us without personal guarantees”

“Banks says they want to support non-profits, but they won’t lend us money. Thankfully, Charity Bank and Big Issue Invest have been brilliant.” Read our interview with Ann Martin, CEO of Birmingham Supported Living 2010.
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Birmingham Supported Living 2010

Birmingham Supported Living 2010 is using its loan to transform an old hotel into supported accommodation. Read more…