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We focus the lending of our customers’ savings on projects where there are clear social impacts. This includes creating housing, community space and office space for organisations to carry out their vital work for the benefit of communities, society and the environment.

All of these projects have a life-changing effect on the people who benefit from them by improving their wellbeing and lives. We have a ‘double bottom line’ strategy and this means that social impacts are just as important to us as financial returns.

We believe it is important to be transparent, so that our customers and stakeholders understand how we make a difference. You can find details of all our loans with our ‘where we’ve helped’ map.

Please note: the case studies featured represent our social lending from January 2012 to date.

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1. Friction Arts

Friction Arts is an artist led organisation based in Birmingham. Friction is committed to making extraordinary art in awkward spaces, by listening to people and translating their thoughts and ideas into contemporary artworks. Friction firmly believ...

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2. Empower Housing Association Limited

Empower Housing Association is an independent, not for profit organisation, specialising in providing homes for people with disabilities. They understand the complexity of independent living with support and fully involve their customers in the deci...

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3. Christ Church Central

Christ Church Central is located in Sheffield city centre. It aims to be a church for people who don’t go to church, which means they make a special effort to appeal to people in a unique way, and all of their meetings are accessible, clear and o...

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Friction Arts

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Empower Housing Association Limited

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Christ Church Central

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ART Business Loans (ART)

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Cynon Taf Community Housing Group

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D&L Care Homes Limited

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The Five Lamps Organisation

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Riverside Estates

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NAViGO CIC

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Heritage Trust for the North West

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Seren Ffestiniog

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The Five Lamps Organisation

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Reflections Wigan CIC

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Volunteer Centre Edinburgh

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Beauchamp Lodge Settlement

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Cambridge & District CAB

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Caerphilly County Borough Citizens Advice Bureau

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Community Campus 87

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Govan Workspace

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Seaton Sluice Community Association

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The Glendale Gateway Trust

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Federation of Synagogues

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Winner Trading

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Canopy Housing

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Re’new Leeds

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Bootstrap Company

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Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

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Home-Start Knowsley

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The Neighbourhood Services Company

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Aquila Way

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Swansea YMCA

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Care Housing Association

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Bomarsund Housing Co-operative

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Hull Business Development

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St. Thomas Crookes

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South Derbyshire Citizens Advice Bureau

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Social Enterprise North West (SENW)

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Redeemed Christian Church of God – Covenant Restoration Assembly

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Redeemed Christian Church of God – The Precious Peoples Parish (RCCG PPP)

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Groundwork London

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Barnt Green Baptist Church

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Barnardo’s

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Worcestershire YMCA

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The York Association for Care and Resettlement of Offenders (YACRO)

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Penge Churches Housing Association

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Turning Point Building Futures

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Peaceful Place

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Trust Housing

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Northern Hull Community Development

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Broadening Choices for Older People (BCOP)

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Action Housing and Support

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Midlands Together CIC

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Big Issue Invest Corporate Social Venturing

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The Five Lamps Organisation

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Small Business Loans Fund

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Northern Pinetree Trust

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Let’s Do Business Finance

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Key Fund Investments

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Foundation East

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Enterprise Answers

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Business Enterprise Fund

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ART (Aston Reinvestment Trust)

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West Rainton & Leamside Community Association

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Single Parent Action Network

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Valleys Kids

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Scottish Association for Mental Health

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St Giles-in-the-Fields and William Shelton Educational Charity

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Power Vision

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Skills 4 Communities

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Penrith Parish Centre

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NoFit State Circus

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Mind in Barnet

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Church of God (UK) Croydon

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Marie Stopes International

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Cymdeithas Gofal The Care Society

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Heeley Development Trust

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Carfax Health Enterprises CIC

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Forth Sector

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Care Plus Group (NE Lincolnshire)

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Fetal Medicine Foundation

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Basics Plus

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Diamond Way Teachings & Centres

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Community Transport Glasgow

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Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland

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The Springfield Project

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Sandwell Community Caring Trust

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Empower Housing Association

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Eldon Housing Association

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Coatham House

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Castlehill Housing Association

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Bangla Housing Association

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Age Concern Birmingham

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