Our members provide responsible finance across the UK. Formerly known as community development finance institutions (CDFIs), they tailor their services to meet the needs of their customers.
To quickly find your nearest Responsible Finance provider, you can search at www.findingfinance.org.uk
A full list of our members is given below:
Acorn provides business loans ranging from £1,000 to £200,000 across Hull and large parts of the East Riding , some of North Yorkshire and North East Lincolnshire. It is a 'gap funder', operating across a large geographic area and committed to finding ways to support the financially excluded with commercial funding. Acorn…
Adage credit provides personal and business loans in South London and Birmingham. Personal loans of between £100 and £1,000 are available for unanticipated outgoings, emergencies, or household expenses. Business loans of between £500 and £2,000 are targeted at existing Market Stall Holders who are excluded from the mainstream banking system.
ART Business Loans
ART Business Loans provides business and social enterprise loans in the West Midlands. Loans from £10,000 to £150,000 are available for existing and start up businesses in all sectors where banks have been unable fully to meet their needs. ART is a pioneering finance provider, supporting job creation and preservation.
BCRS Business Loans
BCRS provides business loans from £10,000 to £150,000 across the West Midlands. It lends to most sectors and targets businesses unable to secure loans from traditional sources. BCRS doesn’t use impersonal computerised credit scoring and applicants can talk to one of its team to develop a loan application.
Big Issue Invest
Big Issue Invest offers loans of £50,000 to £3 million to charities and social enterprises across the UK. It is the social investment arm of The Big Issue Group and one of the UK’s leading providers of finance to social enterprises, charities and businesses that are socially driven.
Business Enterprise Fund
The Business Enterprise Fund provides loans from £500 to £150,000 to start-up and existing businesses across West and North Yorkshire and the North East. It considers all applicants, including those with poor credit, and can lend for most purposes, helping brand new businesses or established businesses to finance specific orders.
Business Finance Solutions
Business Finance Solutions provides business loans across the North West of England. It provides Loans from £500 to £100,000 to help start-up or growing businesses refused loans from mainstream sources. It supports thousands of businesses, creating and safeguarding hundreds of jobs, generating millions of pounds in investment in the region.
Charity Bank is an ethical bank that exists to lend to organisations with charitable goals. Our mission is to use loan finance to support charities in their missions. You can apply for loans from £50,000 to £2.5 million, up to £3.25 million if you are a registered social housing provider & more…
Co-operative and Community Finance
Co-operative and Community Finance lends to the co-operative and social enterprise sector in mainland UK. It has supported hundreds of businesses of all sizes over 40 years. Supportive loan finance of between £10,000 and £200,000 is available to help people take control of their economic lives and create social benefit.
Coventry and Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust
Coventry and Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust provides start up loans to aspiring entrepreneurs from the West Midlands area and loans to existing businesses based in Coventry & Warwickshire. Loans from £1,000 to £75,000 are available for individuals and businesses who are unable to get loans from traditional sources such as banks.