Supporting charities and social enterprises

Take a look at how we're helping charities and social enterprises realise their ambitions and make a bigger impact. 


We've helped charities fund projects including building developments, community hubs, and social housing. Take a look at more of the projects we've supported.

Harvey's Foundry

A former foundry drives local regeneration

  • Harvey's Foundry Trust
  • £540,000 loan

A once-declining Cornish town is now thriving thanks to this heritage project. A CAF Bank loan secured the latest phase of the build.

Read the story


Stockwood Community Benefit Society: a community, a farm and a bank

  • Stockwood Community Benefit Society
  • £1.8 million loan

A community-owned farm and business park are inspiring local people to produce and buy food sustainably.

Read Stockwood Community Benefit Society's story


Funding from CAF Venturesome has helped hundreds of social enterprises grow and increase their impact. Read more of our social investment stories.

Chelmund's Fish & Chips

Chelmund's Fish & Chips

  • Community
  • £60,000 (part loan/part standby facility)

Working capital to open Britain's first community chippy and put the heart into a new village hub.

Read more about Chelmund's

hubbub case study


  • Environment
  • £152,000 part loan/part standby facility

Investing in social media campaigns to create a vlog which has inspired over 15 million people to think differently about how they treat the environment.

Read how Hubbub are making people take notice


More than 4500 charities are using our donation platform to raise funds online to support vital work. Read more of their inspiring stories.

Cat at Celia Hammond Animal Trust

Looking after London's unwanted animals

  • Celia Hammond Animal Trust

Small donations are essential for this London-based charity who provide much needed care and refuge for stray, unwanted and abandoned animals.

Watch the story

Who Cares? Scotland receiving their award at The Charity Awards sponsored by CAF

Giving a voice to those in care

  • Who Cares? Scotland

Who Cares? Scotland on fundraising for their transformative advocacy work.

Read the story


Our charity advisory team work with charities of all shapes and sizes on strategic planning, income diversification and board development. With the aim of improving the organisation's resilience.

Lawrence Weston Community Farm

Lawrence Weston Community Farm: planting seeds to grow a community

  • Lawrence Weston Community Farm

How we helped Lawrence Weston Community Farm in Bristol to develop their corporate donor strategy.

Watch the story to find out more

Unseen case study

Unseen: developing a corporate support strategy

  • Unseen

Read about our work with Unseen, a charity that tackles modern slavery, on developing a strategy to help them attract corporate support.

Read about the work we did with Unseen

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