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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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CAF Charity Deposit Platform

Choose from around 20 banks and 100 deposit accounts, with just one application. Provided by Flagstone Investment Management (‘Flagstone’) and introductions are made by CAF Financial Solutions Limited.


Grow your charity's reserves 

 

No monthly fees

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

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.


Sign up to CAF Donate for free 

 

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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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Grant programmes

Apply for grant programmes that we’re either running ourselves, or managing on behalf of other companies, trusts or foundations.


See our grant programmes 

 

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Coronavirus related support and resources

Survive, Adapt and Thrive through crisis


We've pulled together new resources with actions to survive, tools to adapt and strategies to thrive in a crisis.

Covid-19 support for charities


Access the latest funding, resources, and insight to help charities struggling through the pandemic.

Covid-19 support for faith-based organisations


Latest information on funding and resources to help faith-based organisations throughout the pandemic.

Insight and advice for your charity

  • Place-based giving

    How to set up and how to fund Place Based Giving schemes for your community

    Following our 18 month Growing Place-Based Giving Schemes project with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, we have published two papers with insights and advice on what to consider when setting up, and how to fund, a Place Based Giving scheme.
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    The impact of COVID-19 on charities

    Since the the 17th March we've been surveying charities to understand how the COVID-19 crisis has impacted the sector. We've now brought all this insight together in a short report that's available to download.
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    Webinar on building organisational resilience

    During Small Charity Week (15-20 June) we took part in a webinar about how small charities can build their resilience. It was organised by NCVO and you can watch the recording on their YouTube channel.

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.

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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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