If you’re buying, developing or refinancing your property, we can help make your charity’s plans a reality.


Borrowing is one way of kick-starting your projects and achieving your goals more quickly than through fundraising alone.

Our free guide sets out how organisations just like yours could benefit from accessing repayable finance, and outlines the options we can offer you.

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We know that finding flexible finance isn’t always easy, as many commercial lenders simply don’t consider lending to charities.

CAF is a charity, so we understand the sector. We’ll work closely with you to understand your situation and specific needs, and will help you through the process to find suitable finance.


Secured loans up to 25 years

CAF Bank can provide lending of between £50,000 and £5m to support capital projects to achieve your charity’s goals.

Learn more about secured loans

Social investment up to 5 years

CAF Venturesome provides repayable finance of between £25,000 and £350,000 for organisations with high social impact.

Learn more about social investment

Need some help?


Our dedicated team is on hand to answer your questions about financing your charity's ambitions.

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Loan finance - are charities missing an opportunity?

Is your charity thinking about loan finance, but feel that you haven't quite got enough details to make an informed decision?

Is it right to borrow?

It can seem daunting, but for some charities getting a loan can be a good solution for funding a project.

Things to consider before you apply for a loan

If you think a loan is a good option for your charity, we can help make the application process painless.


We offer a full range of financial services specifically designed to help charities or not-for-profit organisations. Here are some that may be of interest to you.

Use CAF Donate to reach your donors

Fundraising tools

Our digital donation platform helps you reach more people, and process their donations quickly and hassle-free.

Meet CAF Donate
Manage your charity's banking

Everyday banking

Manage your charity’s day-to-day banking in a way that suits you.

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Help to make your charity thrive

Strategic consultancy

Our Advisory team can use their extensive experience to help make your organisation more successful.

How we can help

CAF Venturesome is an unregulated 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 (CBL) is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. CAF Financial Solutions Limited (CFSL) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Their registered office is 25 Kings Hill Avenue, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent ME19 4JQ (ME19 4TA for CFSL). Registered under number 1837656 and 2771873 respectively. CBL and CFSL are subsidiaries of Charities Aid Foundation (registered charity number 268369).