Scaling up the UK personal lending CDFI sector: From £20m to £200m in lending by 2027

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Author: Prof Karl Dayson, Dr Pål Vik and Ms Jo Curtis, Community Finance Solutions, University of Salford

Year: 2020

ISBN: 978-1-912908-29-5

The Carnegie UK Trust commissioned Community Finance Solutions, University of Salford to develop proposals for how, and whether, a 10x increase of operationally sustainable lending could be achieved by Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs) in the UK within 10 years.

Scaling up the UK personal lending CDFI sector examines how the sector can achieve a step change in growth to make a greater impact on the need and demand for affordable credit.


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