News & Blogs

Keep up with the latest news affecting small and local charities and views from our expert teams and partners.

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How to prevent burnout: 11 simple ways to make self-care a priority

10 October 2020

With World Mental Health Day 2020 as our backdrop, consultancy firm Bird offer tips and reflections to help you or your team navigate the next few months.

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Ngozi Lyn Cole and Bonnie Chiu: How we are supporting Lloyds Bank Foundation on a racial equity journey

30 September 2020

For a very long time, the foundation sector has generally taken an equality lens. Here, Bonnie and Ngozi discuss the ways they are supporting the Foundation on a racial equity journey

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Our response to Danny Kruger's report

24 September 2020

Our response to Danny Kruger's report: The report is welcome, we now urge the government not to delay

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What colour is identity?

23 September 2020

Peter Cunnision, Manager West Midlands, offers his reflections on race and identity in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: Charities must lead the way in recovering and rebuilding from Covid-19

21 September 2020

Summoning the energy to drive more change may feel impossible, but the opportunity will not be there for long

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Caroline Howe

Lloyds Bank Foundation launch new national Infrastructure Fund

24 August 2020

Lloyds Bank For England and Wales launch their new Infrastructure Fund. Here, Caroline Howe, Policy and National Programme Manager, discusses the approach and thinking behind the fund.

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Paul Streets: Shaping a more equal future demands re-education, honesty, and action

13 August 2020

Being ready to have difficult conversations and work hard will be vital in a world where Covid-19 has dissipated, but the discrimination and inequality it so starkly exposed remains

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: Our thinking and approach during COVID-19

30 July 2020

Ahead of the launch of the new COVID Recovery Fund, Paul Street explain the ways the Foundation has been rethinking and adapting our support and approach to funding.

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Harriet Stranks

Learn more about our COVID Recovery Fund

29 July 2020

Here, Director of Grants, Harriet Stranks takes us through the thoughts behind the new fund aimed at helping charities recover from the pandemic and its aftermath.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation report

Lloyds Bank Foundation New Fund

27 July 2020

Small and local charities helping people overcome complex social issues can now apply for two-year unrestricted grants of £50,000 with dedicated organisational development support.

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