An everyday account for charities, clubs and societies
Are you a not for profit organisation, like a charity or club?
Enjoy up to 2 years of free banking on everyday transactions if your business has deemed charity status*
Award-winning** online accounting software included with this business banking current account (as long as you retain your business bank account)
24/7 Anytime Banking
Bank anywhere with our mobile banking app
This current account is for not for profit limited companies registered at Companies House, clubs and societies, churches and places worship, registered and unregistered charities, charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs) and non-personal trusts. Want to see our other business current accounts?
*Your turnover must not exceed £250K a year. Business banking T&Cs apply. Existing customers may avail of discounts outlined in the 'What is the reduced fee package?' section of this page. Contact us for eligibility. If your turnover exceeds £250k, your account will be subject to charges outlined in the reduced fee package table below.
**Friendliest Software of the Year, Institute of Certified Bookkeepers Luca Awards 2022.
Anytime Banking available to customers with an Ulster Bank account. App available to customers with compatible iOS and Android devices and a UK or international mobile number in specific countries.
This account in detail…
Contactless debit card
Chequebook and paying in book
Is your business eligible?
Your business must be a:
Community / Voluntary Organisation
Community Development Financial Institution
If your business has Deemed Charity* status or can prove they have been approved for inclusion on the Register of Charities by the NI Charity Commission, you can avail of our Not for Profit (NFP) package
Note: Credit Unions and Education establishments are not eligible for this package under our NFP proposition.
*Deemed Charity is a charity recorded on the NI Charity Commission’s published of Deemed Charities.
Authorised signatories - Authorise up to four individuals as signatories on the account.
What is the reduced fee package?
Annual turnover less than £250k
Free banking on everyday transactions for 2 years*
Annual turnover between £250k - £1m
Free banking on everyday transactions for year 1 reverting to 50% discount on year 2
Annual turnover exceeds £1m
50% discount on banking transaction for 2 years
To apply for a Community bank account online, your business must reside in Northern Ireland and have an annual turnover under £250,000. All business owners must reside in the UK or Ireland and be over 18.
What does free banking on everyday transactions mean?
It means that the standard charges for the day to day running of your account, commonly known as your 'transaction fees', will not apply for up to 2 years after the account opening date.
'Additional charges' and 'unarranged borrowing' charges are not part of the banking offer and will apply from account opening. Fees discounts are subject to change and availability.
Download the PDF below to view our business current account fees and charges, including overdraft fees, transaction fees and charges for additional services.
Useful info about this account
Switch to Ulster Bank
The Current Account Switch Service will do all the work when it comes to switching, moving everything across from your old account to your new account, all within 7 working days, including Direct Debits and standing orders.
To switch to us, just apply for a business account and tell us you’re switching during the application. Then give us your old bank account details and tell us when you want the switch to start.
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