Responsible Finance

Responsible Finance is the new name of the Community Development Finance Association (CDFA)

Responsible Finance are the voice of the Responsible Finance industry, supporting a strong network of responsible finance providers who are increasing access to fair finance across the UK.   

Responsible Finance members provide finance to customers not supported by other lenders. They offer a supportive service and treat people fairly. They are professional social enterprises that re-invest profits to help more people and businesses access finance, bringing social and economic benefits to people, places and businesses.

We are the voice of the responsible finance industry working to increase access to fair finance. We support a strong and growing network of finance providers. We do this by:

Representing the responsible finance industry

Responsible Finance lobby and campaign on behalf of their members. They engage with government, investors, regulators and partners to raise the profile of responsible finance and create a more enabling environment. They evidence the impact of responsible finance, promote its benefits for people, places and businesses, and influence policy and practice. 

Supporting the responsible finance industry

Responsible Finance deliver a programme of events and networking opportunities for it's members. They provide a range of practical guides and handbooks for responsible finance providers as well as regular news updates and policy briefings. They broker partnerships between members and private, public and third sector partners and supporters. 

Growing the responsible finance industry

Responsible Finance develop funding programmes and form partnerships to enable responsible finance providers to access. They innovate new approaches and models for delivering responsible finance. Through their research, policy and networking activities, they attract new support and investment for the responsible finance industry.

For more information contact:

Responsible Finance, Unit 5 Angel Gate, 320 326 City Road, London EC1V 2PT 

Tel: 020 7430 0222