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Publications

The CDFA produces a range of policy, research and campaign publications, which you can download below:

 

Inside Community Finance
Our annual flagship publication, setting out the activity, achievements, challenges and impacts of community development finance institutions across the UK. It is based on a survey of our members, and provides a rich and fascinating picture of the industry.

Read more hereof data is available here.

Mind the Finance Gap: Evidencing demand for community finance
Unmet demand for finance amongst individuals and organisations that do not qualify for traditional bank funding has reached more than £6billion, according to this research report. This compares to the estimated £0.7billion of finance provided by community finance organisations in 2012
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Just Finance
 The CDFA’s new vision for community finance.

How community finance can offer a solution to local economic development by providing access to credit by more businesses, social enterprises and families across the UK
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CDFA Annual Review
read the archive of what CDFA and its members have achieved over the last seven years
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March 2010 Evaluation of Community Development Finance Institutions (GHK, BIS, Cabinet Office of the Third Sector)
Read the full government led evaluation of CDFIs in the UK. DOWNLOAD

Community Investment Tax Relief:
Find out more about the Tax Relief scheme tailored for CDFIs. Under the scheme investors can receive 5% per annum of their tax returns for investing in accredited CDFIs.

-Guide to investing in a CDFI
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-For CDFIs: Understanding and using CITR
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