Celebrating Excellence in Community Finance


Parity Trust, a local community development finance institution (CDFI) which provides access to affordable finance for business start-ups, charities, social enterprises and homeowners, has been nominated for an innovation award.

A total of £65,000 prize money will be awarded to the winners at a prestigious awards ceremony on 12th February in Bristol. The event is driven by the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards, in partnership with the Community Development Finance Association.


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