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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Watch our new film!

16 May 2019

A new film released by Lloyds Bank Foundation turns the spotlight on under-resourced local charities, highlighting the importance of support beyond funding alone. The new film champions the...

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Rebalancing the relationship between large and small voluntary organisations bidding for contracts

18 March 2019

A major new project aims to rebalance the relationship between large and small voluntary organisations in public services.

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Three new trustees appointments help Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales reach further for small and local charities

23 January 2019

Three new trustees appointments help Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales reach further for small and local charities

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Our response to the new draft Domestic Abuse Bill

21 January 2019

Our response to the new draft Domestic Abuse Bill

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Lloyds Bank Foundation celebrates the value of small charities in the North and explores findings of small charity research

07 December 2018

Lloyds Bank Foundation celebrates the value of small charities in the North and explores findings of small charity research

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Our response to the Civil Society Futures Inquiry

19 November 2018

Our response to the Civil Society Futures Inquiry

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Lloyds Bank Foundation team at report launch event

Lloyds Bank Foundation celebrates the value of small Welsh charities with launch of new research report

05 November 2018

Representatives from over 30 charities gathered in Cardiff today to recognise the distinct value of Wales’ small charities to their local communities.

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Our response to the Budget

30 October 2018

Following the publication of yesterday's budget Duncan Shrubsole, Director of Policy, Research and Communications at Lloyds Bank Foundation said...

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‘Talk of a crisis in public trust in the sector needs put be put into perspective’ - Our response to the new Charity Commission's Strategy

05 October 2018

Following the publication of the Charity Commissions new strategy and Baroness Stowell's speech, Duncan Shrubsole, Director of Policy, Communications and Research at Lloyds Bank Foundation, said...

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Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales chief Executive Paul Streets

Local authorities on the brink: councils forced to cut preventive services to meet rising crisis costs

12 September 2018

New research published today shows councils are struggling to provide services for rising numbers of people facing disadvantage, with the most deprived areas hit hardest. Faced with increasing...

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