The CDFA exists to create a thriving community finance industry, which brings social and financial benefits to neighbourhoods across the UK. Our members lend money to people, businesses and social enterprises who struggle to get finance from high street banks. Read more about CDFA
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The seven million people currently using payday and doorstep lenders could save £2.1billion if they used ethical alternatives, according to new CDFA research released today.
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The CDFA is working with its members, supporting 18-30 year olds to turn business ideas into successful businesses.
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Unmet demand for finance amongst individuals and organisations that do not qualify for traditional bank funding has reached more than £6billion, according to this latest research.