With a third of top 100 UK charities choosing Barclays as their main bank, we’re trusted to help not-for-profit clients maximise their financial resources and optimise cost efficiency.

Industry challenges and opportunities
  • Income generation and diversity of income streams 
  • Public trust through governance and safeguarding 
  • Integrating diversity and inclusion to reflect the communities they serve and to adopt the 'change' mindset 
  • Understanding technology and data to improve income and operations.

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Client Story

Guide Dogs

After over 30 years with its previous bank, Guide Dogs' switch to Barclays was seamless - and opened up a shared vision that goes beyond banking.


Charities in a Dynamic World

With the current tough operating environment, charities need to continue managing the huge existing and growing demand for their services. This report provides insights from the conversations held at the Charity Learning Series events.


Reshaped by the pandemic: the way forward for charities

Charities are still contending with the economic and social impact of covid-19 amid demanding restrictions – but what does the year ahead look like for the sector?

Giving: a new landscape

Giving: a new landscape

Embracing digital - Technology is rewiring the future of giving.


Here to help: the Charity Commission’s commitment to pandemic recovery

Nazreen Visram, Head of Charities, reflects on her conversation with Helen Stephenson, CEO of the Charity Commission, on priorities for pandemic recovery.


Raising the bar in the fight against cybercrime

Discover how St John Ambulance is taking positive action to thwart cyber criminals.


Flexibility and innovation are key to the future of the charity sector

UK charities have demonstrated their resilience and enormous value to society during the pandemic, but need to reach out to new audiences and further exploit technology to overcome the financial and operational challenges that lie ahead this year, says Nazreen Vizram.

Client advantages

For over 10 years, Barclays has provided specialist corporate banking support to not-for-profit and international development organisations, government bodies and registered charities. 

Our dedicated team of UK Relationship Directors offer over 100 years’ collective charity finance experience. So we can work closely with your organisation to deliver banking and financing efficiency and help optimise your funding capabilities. 

Benefit from:

  • A trusted voice within the not-for-profit sector, delivering access to key industry contacts and events
  • A free business process review to streamline your current processes, lower your overall cost of banking and deliver cost efficiencies
  • Mobile payment services, payments and collections solutions plus financing to support longer-term strategic goals
  • Day-to-day charity banking services plus special deposit rates.

Find out about industry solutions


Cash Management Solutions

We can help ensure cash is working hard for you across your whole business – from seamless coordination of payments to efficient treasury management.



Discover flexible, expert financing solutions built around your business – from meeting day-to-day expenditure to funding your ambitions for growth.


Barclaycard Payments

Accept and make payments seamlessly with Barclaycard Payments – making it easy to pay online, in app, in-store and over the phone.

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