MFIN is a charity and a company limited by guarantee, first constituted in May 2004, and then becoming a company in April 2005. We are run by a Board of Directors, which has included representatives from the local Citizens’ Advice Bureaux, Midlothian Advice & Resource Centre, Midlothian Voluntary Action, Changeworks and other organisations who have an interest in financial inclusion. The Board is supported by advisors from Midlothian Council’s Welfare Rights Team.
MFIN’s objective, as outlined in its Memorandum of Association is:
To relieve poverty and to advance public education in all matters relating to the management of personal finances.