News & Blogs

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

Selected articles

Lloyds Banking Group’s Domestic and Financial Abuse Helpline

18 June 2020

Lloyds Bank Foundation and Lloyds Banking Group are working together to help tackle financial abuse

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Caroline Howe

Join us to push for long term improved commissioning in your area

10 June 2020

Along with NCVO, Locality, Children England and Clinks, we are gathering stories that demonstrate commissioning during COVID19 to build for a stronger and improved approach to commissioning.

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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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Accessing mental health services during COVID-19: adapted services, complex needs and increase in demand

21 May 2020

Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health support those with complex mental health needs. Here, Rona Rawson discusses how they've adapted their services to meet demand.

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Victoria Burrows

How mental health charities like Improving Lives are responding to impact of COVID-19

18 May 2020

Victoria Burrows, CEO of mental health charity Improving Lives, discusses the importance of raising awareness of shortage of funding during Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

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Experiences from the frontline: responding to the financial crisis of COVID-19

21 April 2020

Share your stories of helping others through financial implications of COVID-19 and make the case for more support from the government.

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People working together

#EveryDayCounts – Join the campaign

31 March 2020

Find out how you can help the sector to call for Government support during the Covid-19 outbreak

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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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Not just an add on: why influencing change is a core part of the work of small charities

16 March 2020

IVAR's new report draws on the experiences of 11 small charities detailing their impact. Here our Influencing Officer, Lydia Rye reflects on the recommendations.

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