Clubs, Charity And Community Bank Account

If you run a club, society or charity with an annual turnover of under £100k, our Community Account could be a convenient way to manage your finances. It's also available to churches (and other places of worship), executors and administrators.

Clubs, charity and community bank account at a glance

  • Free banking1 for clubs, societies and charities with an annual turnover under £100k

  • Free banking1 for churches (and other places of worship), executors and administrators

  • Choice of ways to bank

  • Regular monthly or quarterly statements

  • Free Audit Letter of Certificate of Balance

Apply for a Community Account

Apply for a Community Account

Do you run a club or society?

Click to apply online

Do you run a charity, church (and other places of worship), or are you an executor or administrator?

Call us to apply

0800 731 8904

Lines are open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 2pm Saturday

Textphone: 18001 0800 028 3516

Do you want to speak to a business specialist?

Make an appointment to apply in your local branch

Find a branch

Important information

Before applying, please read the following two documents carefully, including the 'Your Information' section in the Business Banking Terms and Conditions.

Any questions... ...about business banking?

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Benefits for charities

  • Free banking1 if your annual turnover is less than £100k (if your turnover is more than £100k, you can apply for one of our standard business current accounts
  • Manage your account in branch, by telephone or via text
  • Free change supplied at our branch counters
  • Choose to receive regular or monthly statements
  • Request a free Audit Letter of Certificate of Balance for tax purposes at the end of the financial year
  • Get support and guidance on running and financing your organisation in our Knowledge Centre or from our Trustee Guide

Benefits for clubs and societies

  • Free banking1 if your annual turnover is less than £100k
  • Manage your account in branch, by telephone or via text
  • Free change supplied at our branch counters
  • Choose to receive regular or monthly statements
  • Access to over 1,000 branches
  • Request a free Audit Letter of Certificate of Balance for tax purposes at the end of the financial year

Save time by applying online

If the following applies to your club or society, you can apply online:

  • you only need a simple mandate. This means that your signing instruction for all amounts must be any one person to sign, or any two people to sign, up to a maximum of four people.
  • you have a written set of rules and regulations.

Please note, if you have more than four signatories, please book an appointment with your local branch.

Benefits for churches

  • Free banking for churches and other places of worship1
  • Manage your account in branch, by telephone or via text
  • Choose to receive regular or monthly statements
  • Request a free Audit Letter of Certificate of Balance for tax purposes at the end of the financial year
  • Get support and guidance on running and financing your organisation in our Knowledge Centre

Benefits for executors and administrators

  • Free banking1
  • Manage your account in branch, by telephone or via text
  • Choose to receive regular or monthly statements
  • Request a free Audit Letter of Certificate of Balance for tax purposes at the end of the financial year

Important information

1 Free Banking means that we will not charge you an account maintenance fee or for payments into your account covered by our standard account charges. Additionally, we will not charge you for making internal transfers, cash withdrawals and payments from your account by cheque, Direct Debit, Standing Order and Bill Payments.

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