Find out about protection for savings with the Dutch deposit guarantee scheme .

*Rates applicable from 16 September 2016. Interest rate quoted is Annual Equivalent Rate (AER) and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded once each year. The gross rate is the rate payable without any tax taken off. Interest rates may change.

The WDM Saver is part of the Triodos Charity Saver range of accounts and is run in partnership with the World Development Movement (WDM), who believe a fairer world is possible and that by taking action together we can bring an end to global inequality.

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Account name Triodos Charity Saver 
What is the interest rate?
Balance £100+ £5,000+  £25,000+ 
33 days’ notice 0.05% gross*/ AER** 0.10% gross*/ AER** 0.10% gross*/ AER**
  • Interest rates are variable.
  • Interest is calculated daily and paid six monthly on balances of £100 and over.
Can Triodos Bank change the interest rate? Yes – the interest rate is variable and can therefore change at any time. Please refer to section 15.3 of our Terms and Conditions for personal savings accounts.

At least 14 days’ notice in writing will be given of any reduction to the interest rate on this account.
What would the estimated balance be after 12 months based on a £1,000, £5,000 or £25,000 deposit?
Balance deposited   £1,000  £5,000  £25,000 
33 days’ notice £1,000.50 £5,005.00 £25,025.01
This estimate is based on either £1,000, £5,000 or £25,000 being deposited at account opening, no further deposits or withdrawals being made and interest being added to the account six monthly. This projection is for illustrative purposes only and does not take into account your personal circumstances.
How do I open and manage my account?
  • Account holders must be aged 16 or over.
  • We cannot accept applications from US residents.
  • The account can be opened online or by post.
  • The account can be in sole or joint names.
  • The minimum opening deposit is £100.
  • If the account is opened online the opening deposit must be made by transfer from a nominated account or another Triodos UK account.
  • If the account is opened by post the opening deposit must be made by cheque from an account in the same name held with a UK bank. Once the opening deposit is made, funds can be paid in from any account.
  • There is no maximum balance.
  • The account can be managed online or by post.
Can I withdraw my money?
  • Yes, subject to the notice period which is 33 days.
  • There is no limit on withdrawals.
  • Withdrawals can be made online to a nominated account or by post.
  • Closure is allowed at any time.
Additional information

Triodos will donate 0.25% of the average annual balance of the account to the charity chosen***. An account holder can also choose to donate all or a percentage of the interest earned.

*The gross rate is the rate payable without any tax taken off. Credit interest on all our accounts is paid gross. You may need to pay tax to HM Revenue & Customs if the total interest you earn is greater than your Personal Savings Allowance. Visit for more details.

**AER shows what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded once each year.

*** Except: Triratna Preceptors’ College Trust (formerly known as Friends of the Western Buddhist Order) and Quaker Social Housing Trust. Any donation Triodos Bank makes to the Somerset and Dorset Wildlife Trusts is split equally between the two trusts.

Please ensure you also read the Terms and Conditions for our personal savings accounts

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