Learn how repayable finance can help fund a better future for your charity or social purpose organisation.

A guide to loans for charities

Repayable finance is one way to advance your organisation’s goals and make a bigger difference for the communities who turn to you for support. That’s exactly what we’re here to help with.

A loan could open the door to buy land and a new property, develop new income streams, and finance ongoing projects – in a timeframe that fundraising would struggle to achieve alone.

This guide is packed with expert insight:

  • Stories of charities who used loan finance to amplify the power of good
  • A clear summary of different types of repayable finance
  • Tips on what lenders look for and how to make your business case

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Repayable finance available through CAF

Secured loans

Secured loans for land and property purchase, development or conversion, from a bank that shares your values.

Social Investment Loans

Unsecured and secured loans, and standby facilities, to help make your plans a reality, from CAF’s social investment team.

CAF Bank loans are non-regulated products.

CAF Venturesome is a non-regulated product which provides financial support to charities through social investment.

Loan applications subject to credit assessment. Security will be required.

Charity assets may be at risk if you do not keep up with the repayments for a mortgage, loan or any other debt secured on them.

If you're thinking of consolidating existing borrowing, you should be aware that you may be extending the term of the debt and increasing the total amount you pay.

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.