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Our Support to the Charity Sector

Message from David McHattie, Head of Charities

“We take a real pride in working with the charity and not-for-profit sectors. My team is dedicated to the sector, working exclusively with charities and not-for-profit organisations. We meet all of our clients face to face, typically at least once a quarter, investing time to get to know the people as individuals and understand their business so that we can provide the very best advice and support to them. Across Barclays, I am fully confident that we have the breadth and depth of experience to support our charity clients”.


Barclays is a leading bank in the charity sector which:

   › Has a dedicated Charities Relationship Team, offering sector specialism and expertise to their clients
   › Is the main banker to 32% of the top 100 charities and has relationships with 75% of top 100 charities
   › Is the most popular bank used by the top 100 charities according to the Charity Financials Banking Spotlight Report 2016
   › Uses its relationships with key industry bodies to represent their charity clients’ views

The Barclays Charities Team has a strong industry network

Our Charity Relationship Directors and their colleagues enjoy close working relationships with key industry contacts. They regularly attend, contribute to and host key industry conferences and events such as the Charity Awards and CFG Members Meetings.

Sector insight – client events and publications

The Barclays Charities Team holds many industry specific events to share knowledge, ideas and best practice. These include their flagship National Charities Day with over 150 charity attendees, discussing fraud, social finance, innovation, digitisation, and economic and market updates. They also regularly contribute to charity reports and produce sector-specific publications. They recently published “The future of charitable donations”, wrote articles on charity mergers and acquisitions and contributed to an article in the Daily Telegraph – “How technology helps the Poppy appeal [raise donations]”.

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