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CAF Bank

IF YOU’RE A CHARITY, WE’RE YOUR BANK

There’s something reassuring about working with like-minded people. We’re different to other banks because any surplus we make is reinvested to support the charitable sector.

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WHAT WE OFFER

Our current account for charity banking

Current account

CAF Cash is our current account for charities. Manage your transactions by telephone and online, with branch network access through our banking partners.

Find out about CAF Cash
Get secured funding for your projects

Loans

Flexible secured loans, between £50,000 and £5 million, for UK registered charities and not-for-profit organisations.

Secured loans from CAF Bank
Online banking with CAF Bank

Online banking

Convenient 24/7 online banking with easy-to-use dual authorisation features.

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Our instant access savings account

Instant access savings

CAF Gold offers easy access to your savings, allowing transfers between your CAF Cash account or your charity’s nominated UK bank account.

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CAF saving and investment options offered by partners and distributed through CAF Financial Solutions Limited

Savings accounts for your charity

Savings accounts

A range of notice and fixed term deposit accounts, designed to make your charity's savings work harder.

Learn more about charity savings
Make more of your funds by investing

Investments

Maximise your charity's cash for the longer term, by tapping into a wide range of charity-specific funds online.

Investing for charities
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CAF Bank Personal banking

We also offer personal banking to people who are passionate about making a difference. Our Personal banking service offers a flexible, bespoke approach to managing your finances and supporting charitable causes.

We’re a bank that understands and actively supports philanthropy.

WHY CHOOSE CAF BANK

  • Charity is in our DNA – CAF Bank is owned by a major UK charity, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), so we exist for purely charitable purposes.
  • Supporting charitable work – our profits are reinvested to help fund CAF’s work supporting the charitable sector.
  • Shared values – our ethical approach means we are devoted to helping you grow your social impact.
  • UK-based support – our friendly, experienced team is on hand to help you manage your charity’s money.
  • Dependable – we're committed to serving you with integrity and professionalism.
  • CAF Bank Ltd is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

WHAT'S NEW

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A message from our CEO, Alison Taylor

An update on CAF Bank's priorities during the coronavirus outbreak, to protect staff, maintain services to customers and make guidance and support available for the charity sector.

Read Alison's message
Hoaxes

Spot and avoid banking scams

Bank transfer scams are among the most common types of fraud affecting charities. Recognise the warning signs and discover simple ways to protect your charity.

Read our nine top tips

THIRD PARTY PROVIDER ACCESS TO CAF BANK ONLINE SERVICES

Customers who wish to use the services of a third party provider, such as accountancy packages, may now do so. If you call our customer services team on 03000 123456 and choose option 3 to speak to one of our representatives, we will explain what we can do so that a third party provider can access your online accounts.

Third party providers who would like to know more should also call us on 03000 123456.

Alternatively, please read our guidance for Third Party Providers and customers.

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WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

Building affordable housing in east Scotland

Glen Housing Association

Residents reveal how a new development of affordable homes in Fife has changed their lives.

Watch Glen Housing's story
How we helped St Michael's Church

St Michael's Church

Why St Michael’s Church, which serves a growing parish near Bristol, used a loan to help create a hub for the local community.

How CAF Bank helped
How we helped Colchester School of Gymnastics

Colchester School of Gymnastics

How a charitable sports club accelerated its business plan, to build an extension and meet growing demand for its services.

How a loan helped

NEED ANY HELP?

Help and support

If you have a question about our banking services, here's where to find help and support

If you are looking for a secured loan, call our charity finance experts on
03000 123 444

How to find us

London office
Map and directions (PDF)

Kings Hill office
Map and directions (PDF)

How we safeguard your money

Our Pillar 3 Disclosure describes our approach to maintaining a strong capital base for supporting CAF Bank’s operations, to meet regulatory capital requirements and to manage risk. This should be read in conjunction with our Annual Report.

Your eligible deposits with CAF Bank are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

Protect yourself from fraud

Visit our security centre for practical tips on how to prevent you and your charity becoming a victim of fraud. Find out about the main current threats and how to report a suspected scam to us.

You can also learn about the security measures we take to help protect your personal information, privacy and money.

Read our guide on how to spot and protect your organisation from the most common banking scams affecting charities.This guide will help you spot the tell tale signs of attempted banking fraud, and offers nine simple but effective tips to reduce the risk of becoming a victim.

CAF Bank Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register number: 204451). CAF Bank Limited Registered office is 25 Kings Hill Avenue, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent ME19 4JQ. Registered in England and Wales under number 1837656.

CAF Financial Solutions Limited (CFSL) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under registration number 189450. Authorisation can be checked on the financial services register at www.fca.org.uk. CFSL Registered office is 25 Kings Hill Avenue, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent ME19 4TA. Registered under number 2771873. CFSL is a subsidiary of Charities Aid Foundation (registered charity number 268369).