This website is brought to you by Responsible Finance. We were formerly known as the Community Development Finance Association (CDFA).
We are the membership body for providers of fair and affordable finance. We represent and support a national network of responsible lenders.
We do not provide finance, but our members do. They are independent organisations. This website has been designed to help you find finance from one of our members.
- Increase access to finance
Lend to businesses, people and social enterprises not supported by mainstream lenders
- Treat customers fairly
Clear and transparent about the costs of borrowing, lend only to those who can afford to repay and ensure customers get the best deal
- A personal service
Offer a supportive approach, with decisions made by people for people
- Quality-assured and professional
Meet all Financial Conduct Authority requirements and comply with the Responsible Finance Code of Practice
They are social enterprises which re-invest profits to deliver economic and social benefits
Each responsible lender is unique, serving local needs. Visit the home page to find one that can help you.
For more information about Responsible Finance, how we work with our members and ensure they meet our code of Practice go to www.responsiblefinance.org.uk
Responsible Finance is the trading name of Community Development Finance Association. Registered in England and Wales. ‘Company number 04111603. Company limited by guarantee. Registered address: Unit 5 Angel Gate, 320-326 City Road, London EC1V 2PT