Responsible Finance is the new name for the Community Development Finance Association (CDFA).
Responsible Finance is the trading name of the Community Development Finance Association (CDFA), set up in 2002 to support, strengthen and represent providers of responsible, fair and affordable finance.
They are the voice of the responsible finance industry working to increase access to fair finance. They support a strong and growing network of finance providers who are building resilient economies throughout the UK. Their network is locally responsive, tailoring services to the needs of the areas within which they operate. They offer a personal service, a supportive approach and a real alternative to traditional bank lenders and finance providers. At their heart is the idea of bringing social and economic benefits to people, places and businesses.
Their network provides access to finance to people and businesses that are often excluded; they aim to build hope, create opportunity and change lives – for us that’s responsible finance.
They want to see a future where fair finance is available to all.
They want to build stronger local economies through a network of Responsible Finance providers, working together to deliver a future where fair finance is available to all.