If your club, society or charity has some money that isn’t needed straight away, you could earn interest on it by putting it in a Community Fixed Term Deposit Account for a year
With a fixed interest rate of 0.20% AER, you know exactly how much interest you’ll earn.
Start saving from £5,000 without any set-up or monthly maintenance fees
Put your money away for a year secure in the knowledge it’ll grow
Bringing in the right documents can smooth out the account opening process.
To open a Community Account, you’ll need to be a club, society or charity. Different types of organisations will need different documents:
Minutes of the Meeting need to confirm
Constitution documents need to confirm
A valid passport, EU national ID card or UK driving licence is ideal, and may be all we need.
We can only accept original documents, not photocopies.
Valid Passport/EU national ID Card means in date, undamaged and machine readable. Unfortunately, we can’t accept handwritten passports or ID cards.
If you’re providing non-photographic ID, you’ll need to bring 2 proofs of address. We can only accept original documents, not photocopies.
Valid passport with your current visa (with at least 6 months left on it) or a Biometric Residence Permit.
Must have your name and current address on it. We only accept originals. It’s handy to have 2 of these with you, just in case.
We offer a great interest rate designed to support small to medium-sized UK charities, clubs and societies – anything from a local football club to a city farm.
To open a Community Deposit Account you need to:
We believe in letting you decide how you want to bank with us – whether that’s online, in store, over the phone, through your Relationship Manager or on the move with our app.
View your Community Fixed Term Deposit account online or on your mobile.
You can’t access your money during the term, but if you think you may need access to your money in this time, please consider the Metro Bank Community Instant Access Deposit Account.
Interest and funds on maturity will be paid into your nominated Metro Bank account.
Since 06 April 2016, interest on savings has been paid without tax being deducted. For more information, please contact the Business team on 0345 08 08 508.
Download our PDF to read when you like - it contains all the ins and outs of our Community Fixed Term Deposit Account.
No – we can only offer you such a high interest rate because you agree to leave your money in the account for a full year. If you think you might need to access the money during the year, you might want to consider our Community Instant Access Deposit Account.
Yes - You can use internet banking to see your account details. You can’t make any transactions online from this type of account, on the date of maturity the balance and interest will automatically transfer to your nominated account.
Find out more about internet banking.
You can find the rates for any account that is not listed on the current rates page set out in Rates for Closed Business Products.
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Our Community Instant Access Deposit Account is just for charities, clubs and societies. Access your cash 24/7 in store or online.
Choose a tailored account with no monthly fee, clear charges and 200 free monthly transactions.
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Earn variable interest on your savings.