“We’re getting £5 million of assets for less than £1.5 million of loan finance”

YMCA Thames Gateway has taken a different approach to affordable housing. The charity’s 39 new flats were built off-site, saving time, money and disruption. The scheme attracted a grant, which together with Charity Bank’s loan enabled the project to go ahead.

The good, the bad and the ugly myths about borrowing for impact

Size matters, or does it? Do loans work for all charities? Time to bust the biggest myths around borrowing when you're a charitable organisation.

Five free tools that will boost support for your charity

Imagine if you could create an influx of support for your organisation without paying a single penny? We’ve collected our top five free tools to get you started.

How to make sure your charity gets the most out of Twitter

Twitter can help you get your voice heard by more people, potential donors, funders, volunteers and service-users. Are you getting the most out of it? Here are a few top tips.
Questions Answered

Loans: Frequently Asked Questions

We answer your commonly asked questions about borrowing from Charity Bank and how the loans process works.

Charity Bank secures additional equity investment from Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

£230k investment brings Esmée’s shareholding in Charity Bank to £1m. Charity Bank aims to raise at least £3m in new share capital by the end of 2021.

Charities and social enterprises forced to pull back on services amid income reductions

The events of 2020 have forced charities and social enterprises to reduce their services in the face of declining revenues, new research from Charity Bank today reveals.

Useful links for charities & social enterprises

There are a range of organisations providing support on topics that affect the social sector.

Coventry Cyrenians: tackling homelessness in Coventry and Warwickshire

Coventry Cyrenians is addressing the causes and consequences of homelessness – helping people to improve their mental health and wellbeing, overcome addictions and get off the streets.