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Minding the Finance Gap: Evidencing the Demand for Community Finance

Responsible Finance’s research into the demand for finance from underserved small enterprises and the potential for CDFIs (February 2013)

/ Posted on 24/05/2018 Author: Responsible Finance

Responsible Finance, supported by RBS, undertook a piece of research that sought to look at the demand for those small enterprises that did not qualify for traditional bank finance and could be served by CDFIs.

The report found that demand has reached more than £6 billion in the UK, and that only through public, private and social investors could this demand begin to be met by the community finance system.

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