Charity Bank

In a Charity Bank savings account, your money is a powerful force for good. You can open a savings account that will earn you a fair return and support the extraordinary work of charities and social enterprises across the UK.

(all information correct as at 6 March 2017)

Charity Bank what they do

What they do

Charity Bank uses its savers’ money to make loans for good. It only lends to charities, social enterprises and other organisations where the loan is being used for a social purpose. Read more

Financial performance

Charity Bank has recently received capital injections from Big Society Capital, The Mercer’s Charitable Foundation and the Barrow Cadbury Trust. This further investment is a strong endorsement of its work and will allow it to make more loans to social sector organisations in the coming years.


Revenue

(Change on last year)

£4,099,000

(+0.9%)

Net Profit

(Change on last year)

£-2,097,000

(-77%)

Social performance

Since 2002, Charity Bank has lent over £170 million to more than 800 charities and social enterprises from across the UK.


  • Key social performance indicator

    95%

    of borrowers said that their Charity Bank loan had made a major or significant contribution to towards the achievement of their mission.

Governance and people

Who benefits

Charity Bank only lends its savers’ money to charities, social enterprises and other organisations where the loan is being used for a social purpose. Savings might be used to build affordable homes, launch community projects or support disadvantaged young people.


  • EVA Women’s Aid

    EVA Women’s Aid supports women (and their families) who are, or have been, victims of domestic/sexual abuse and violence. It opened the UK’s first safe house specifically for victims of domestic and sexual abuse aged over 45. A Charity Bank loan secured the purchase of the residential property.

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