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A service user volunteering at Asylum Link Merseyside

Why we support charities working with refugees and asylum seekers

27 July 2022

As is the case across the range of issues we fund, people seeking asylum or those who have been granted refugee status face significant challenges in our society that impact their life chances.

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Working together to shape an effective and preventative approach to ending homelessness in Great Yarmouth.

08 June 2022

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An update on our funding

07 June 2022

Our funding will be closed to new applications from 29 July 2022

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Should small charity missions prioritise spread or depth?

06 June 2022

Small organisations that have thrived during the pandemic may find themselves weighing up the choice of expanding services or keeping a local focus

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Universal Credit Deductions discussed at All Party Parliamentary Group

27 May 2022

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Deductions: Driver of Poverty Report Cover

Press Release: Universal Credit deductions drive people further into debt

11 May 2022

Our new report brings together a range of evidence and research to highlight the issue and present a case for reform.

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Celebrating the life and legacy of the Small Charities Coalition

07 April 2022

There is something about small charities that large organisations, from any sector, simply can’t replicate

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Local Elections 2022 – how can small and local charities get involved?

31 March 2022

A local election can be a great opportunity to get your voices heard and shape decision making in your area. Find out how your small charity can get involved.

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Learning how to be wrong

30 March 2022

In March 2022, we published How To Wrong in partnership with Sport England and organised by Ratio. Learn more about the report and the power of mistakes.

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We must support refugee charities in the face of a hostile environment

24 February 2022

The Nationalities and Borders Bill has exacerbated already challenging conditions for small organisations.

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