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Charities and not-for-profits

TAKING CARE OF CHARITIES

We work with more than 88,000 charities around the world, helping them raise and manage the funds they need to do their amazing work.

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Helping you with the finances

We offer a range of financial services to help your organisation have a bigger impact.

Loans for charities

Borrowing funds is one way of kick-starting your projects and achieving your goals. We could lend you between £50,000 and £5m to support a project.


How a loan could help you 

 

Borrowing from CAF Bank

Banking for charities

Current accounts, online banking and instant access savings. With CAF Bank it’s easy to manage your charity’s day-to-day banking.


Join the bank for charities 

 

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Raising donations

Raise funds online and manage your charity's donations with CAF Donate. It’s free to sign up and there are no monthly fees.


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Charity investing

Manage the widest range of charity-specific funds online with our CAF Investment Account. Learn more about investing, try our portfolios, and grow your investments.


Visit our Charity Investment Hub 

 

Investing in charitable organisations

Social investment

Looking for affordable finance? Our social investment loans are often unsecured and could help where other lenders may be unable to.


Is social investment right for you? 

 

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Advice and support

Do you need strategic help? Our advisors work with charity leaders and trustees to help their organisations become more sustainable and resilient.


Become a resilient charity 

 

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Insight and advice for your charity

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    Webinar: Facebook tips for small and medium sized charities

    Watch our on-demand webinar for tips on how your charity can use Facebook or social media to raise awareness, get donations and engage your audiences.
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    How giving compares across the UK

    July's UK Giving infographic looks at giving across the UK and how we give as a nation. Download it using the link above to find out how each area of the UK gets involved in charitable and not for profit organisations activities.
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    Sources of funding every charity should consider

    Shrinking budgets, political change and a turbulent economy are putting extra financial pressure on charities. Our Head of Charities, Neil Poynton, looks at some innovative ways every charity should consider to diversify their funding sources.

Success stories

We're proud to work with amazing organisations and individuals across the UK who devote their time to making a real difference.

Take a look at more of our charity case studies.

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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 them in action

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From homelessness to happiness

  • Prisoners Abroad | Old Spike Roastery | Change Please

How one man's life was transformed by three organisations that CAF Venturesome has supported.

Read Tom's Story

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