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
The role for CDFIs in delivering growth, investment and employment
New law to control charges and interest rates.
Prof Dylan Jones-Evans said Finance Wales has focused more on generating profits than developing the Welsh economy
Let's Do Business Group and Donbac celebrated at national awards
What we’re doing
Discuss, learn, share and get inspired at the CDFA's annual conference. Register now,
The Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards will promote the great work of CDFIs and microentrepreneurs
The CDFA provides networking, advocacy, funding and expertise for members. Find out more about the benefits of joining.
The CDFA is working with its members, supporting people to turn business ideas into successful businesses.
Our flagship publication throwing a spotlight on the activities and impacts of CDFIs
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.