News & Blogs

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

Selected articles

Third Sector | Paul Streets: The Living Room continues to thrive during Covid-19, and here's why

16 July 2020

Paul Streets: The Living Room continues to thrive during Covid-19, and here's why

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Lloyds Bank Foundation speaks at House of Lords Public Services Committee

30 June 2020

As part of the House of Lord public inquiry, our CEO, Paul Streets spoke about what can be learned from the way public services have responded during the pandemic, including the role of charities

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: For all the opportunities and speed brought by digital, it could struggle to replace face-to-face fundraising

15 June 2020

With so many small charities relying on group-based fundraising, we must work to fast-track learning for new, socially distant models of generating income

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Lloyds Bank Foundation welcomes new manager for Wales, Rachel Marshall

01 June 2020

Lloyds Bank Foundation welcomes new manager for Wales, Rachel Marshall

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Harriet Stranks, Director of Grants at Lloyds Bank Foundation

An update on our Covid-19 support

27 May 2020

We’ve made some changes to our grant programme over the last couple of months and some explanation of the changes and thoughts about how we move forward would be useful.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: We must prepare for the difficult and costly challenge of recovery and renewal

05 May 2020

We know charities will prepare to spring back into recovery, but whether that leads to new beginnings or descends into disintegration is all in our hands

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Influencing Officer Lydia Rye

Watch: Webinar - How to Communicate in a Crisis

20 March 2020

Watch our new webinar on how small charities can communicate effectively in a crisis.

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Houses at the heart of a community

Eleven councils sign up to Locality’s new Keep it Local network putting communities at the heart of local services

04 March 2020

This work is in direct response to calls from the small and local charities we fund about the challenges they face when it comes to commissioning

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Lloyds Bank Foundation lectern

Specialist charities vital to tackling domestic abuse says Lloyds Bank Foundation CEO

03 March 2020

As the Government reintroduces the landmark Domestic Abuse Bill, it is vital specialist charities are given the support they need to help tackle domestic abuse says Foundation CEO Paul Streets.

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New research shows welfare support has decreased by almost 50% since 2010

28 February 2020

Lloyds Bank Foundation has signed a joint letter to the Welsh Government raising concerns that thousands of people in need of urgent welfare assistance may be left with nowhere to turn.

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