Participative research in community and social finance

A vision to make a significant contribution to the sustainability and vibrancy of community finance in Europe.

Through high-quality, accurate and accessible action research and advice.

For and with community finance providers, including credit unions, co-operative banks, building societies, community development finance institutions, social enterprises and other mutuals.

Based in co-operative and credit union values.


Ralph Swoboda R.I.P.

Ralph Swoboda R.I.P.

We are very sad to announce to the members and friends of the Centre for Community Finance Europe, and of the credit union movement across the world, that our friend and colleague Ralph Swoboda passed away at home in Dublin in the early hours of Monday morning,...

In partnership with

The Centre works in collaboration with the Research Unit for Financial Inclusion at Liverpool John Moores University.