CAF Bank

IF YOU’RE A CHARITY, WE’RE YOUR BANK.

There’s something reassuring about working with like-minded people. We’re different to other banks because any surplus we make is reinvested to support the charitable sector.

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WHAT WE OFFER

Current account

CAF Cash is our current account for charities. Manage your transactions by telephone and online, with branch network access through our banking partners.

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Loans

Flexible secured loans, between £50,000 and £5 million, for UK registered charities and not-for-profit organisations.

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Online banking

Convenient 24/7 online banking with easy-to-use dual authorisation features.

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Instant access savings

CAF Gold offers easy access to your savings, allowing transfers between your CAF Cash account or your charity’s nominated UK bank account.

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CAF saving and investment options offered by partners and distributed by CAF Financial Solutions Limited

Savings accounts

A range of notice and fixed term deposit accounts, designed to make your charity's savings work harder.

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Investments

Maximise your charity's cash for the longer term, by tapping into a wide range of charity-specific funds online.

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CAF Bank Personal banking

We also offer personal banking to people who are passionate about making a difference. Our personal banking service offers a flexible, bespoke approach to managing your finances and supporting charitable causes.

We’re a bank that understands and actively supports philanthropy.

WHY CHOOSE US

  • Charity is in our DNA – owned by a major UK charity, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), CAF Bank exists for purely charitable purposes.
  • Supporting charitable work – our profits are reinvested to help fund CAF’s work supporting the charitable sector.
  • Shared values – our ethical approach means we are devoted to helping you grow your social impact.
  • UK-based support – our friendly, experienced team is on hand to help you manage your charity’s money.
  • Valued services – 91% of customers are satisfied with our services and 89% say they would recommend us.*
  • Safe and secure – a trusted and reliable home to safeguard your charity’s funds.

* CAF Bank Customer Satisfaction Tracker 2015

WHAT'S NEW

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New fixed rate savings account for charities

Earn a better return on your charity’s money with the new CAF 12 Month Fixed Rate Saver account. Provided by Shawbrook Bank, it offers a healthy interest rate of 1.3% AER/Gross.

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Embracing change

A panel of experts share three different approaches to growing charity income and building resilience.

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WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

How we helped St Michael's Church

St Michael's Church

Why St Michael’s Church, which serves a growing parish near Bristol, used a loan to help create a hub for the local community.

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How we helped Dunbritton Housing Association

Dunbritton

How a social landlord’s choice of lender led to the building of 50 new homes at affordable rents, in areas of acute housing need.

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How we helped Colchester School of Gymnastics

Colchester School of Gymnastics

How a charitable sports club accelerated its business plan, to build an extension and meet growing demand for its services.

How a loan helped

NEED ANY HELP?

Contact us

To find out how CAF Bank can help, call our Customer Services team on
03000 123 456

If you are looking for funding, call our charity finance experts on
03000 123 444

How to find us

London office
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Kings Hill office
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How we safeguard your money

Our Pillar 3 Disclosure describes our approach to maintaining a strong capital base for supporting CAF Bank’s operations, to meet regulatory capital requirements and to manage risk. This should be read in conjunction with our Annual Report.

Your eligible deposits with CAF Bank are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

Protect yourself from fraud

Visit our security centre for practical tips on how to prevent you and your charity becoming a victim of fraud. Find out about the main current threats and how to report a suspected scam to us.

You can also learn about the security measures we take to help protect your personal information, privacy and money.

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).