Andrew Windsor Almshouses has been providing homes for elderly people in need for 400 years. The Surrey-based charity currently houses 11 residents. A £250,000 loan from Charity Bank meant it was able to undertake urgent repairs to its 17th century properties.
Jubilee Hall Trust has been helping people to stay fit and active in London for more than 40 years. The Trust operates in a highly competitive marketplace and needed to refurbish and upgrade facilities to increase membership and realise its potential.
According to Sport England, one in four people do less than 30 minutes of physical activity a week. London gym Jubilee Hall is helping to remove some of the barriers to exercise, and recently refurbished its gym with the help of a Charity Bank loan.
More than 160,000 people in London don’t have a home. The rates in Newham are particularly stark, with one in 24 people classed as homeless. First Fruit is working to change that, one person at a time.
Your eligible deposits with Charity Bank are currently protected up to a maximum of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), the UK's deposit guarantee scheme. Total balances above £85,000 are not protected.
For joint accounts each account holder is treated as having a claim in respect of their share so, for a joint account held by two eligible depositors, the maximum amount that could be claimed would be £85,000 each (making a total of £170,000).
Deposits from large companies and small local authorities are covered by the FSCS deposit protection from 30 January 2017 up to a maximum of £85,000.
Visit the FSCS website for more information or call the FSCS on 0800 678 1100 or 0207 741 4100.