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Mutual organisations that offer members a range of affordable savings, investments, insurances, pensions and specialist annuities.
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See expendable endowment and permanent endowment .
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Development trusts are organisations that are engaged in the economic, environmental and social regeneration of a defined area or community.
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The overhead costs of an organisation, as opposed to those specific to a project.
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An autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise.
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Under FCR organisations and their funders ensure that the price of contracts and grants reflects the full costs of delivery, including the legitimate portion of overhead costs.
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CDVC is a particular type of CDFI that specialises in equity investments as opposed to loan finance.
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CDFIs lend and invest in deprived areas and underserved markets that cannot access mainstream finance.
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Providing debt and equity finance (loans and shares) in communities or markets where mainstream financial services are weak and which are said to be 'undercapitalised'.
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CITR offers a tax incentive to investors in accredited community development finance institutions (CDFIs). The tax incentive is available to individuals and companies.

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