News & Blogs

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

Selected articles

Peter Cunnison

Ask a Regional Manager – February 2020

19 February 2020

Ask a Regional Manager – February 2020

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: How small charity Make Some Noise is supporting the young parents hit hard by austerity

04 February 2020

Paul Streets: How small charity Make Some Noise is supporting the young parents hit hard by austerity

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How charities can help EU citizens they support to access Settled Status and why it’s important

31 January 2020

Our Public Afffairs and Programmes Officer Rachel Cain writes how charities can help vulnerable people they support access EU Settled Status, even if they do not specialise in migration issues

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Caroline Howe, Policy and National Programmes Manager at Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales

Caroline Howe: How Lloyds Bank Foundation selected charities and partnerships for its Reform Justice National Criminal Justice Programme

30 January 2020

Caroline Howe: How Lloyds Bank Foundation selected charities and partnerships for its Reform Justice National Criminal Justice Programme

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Grants programme relaunches

Lloyds Bank Foundation announces new investment of £2.5m in charities seeking to influence and improve the criminal justice system

28 January 2020

Lloyds Bank Foundation announces new investment of £2.5m in charities seeking to influence and improve the criminal justice system

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Duncan Shrubsole

Duncan Shrubsole: Why we're investing to help specialist charities fix a broken criminal justice system

28 January 2020

Reform Justice: Investing to help specialist charities fix a broken criminal justice system

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: We must hold Boris Johnson's 'one nation' to account

20 December 2019

Paul Streets: We must hold Boris Johnson's 'one nation' to account

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Woman holding guide on a black table cloth

An MP is for life not just for Christmas

03 December 2019

How can charities influence candidates running for MP to help tackle complex social issues? Our Influencing Officer, Lydia Rye offers some suggestions.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: Bright Futures NE - one of many charities offering help to the vulnerable

28 November 2019

You will find Bright Futures NE almost at the end of the Metro line in Chichester, South Shields. It’s run by the impressive duo Helen and Nicola. They are ex-local authority youth workers...

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Influencing Officer Lydia Rye

‘How small but vital charities can campaign for change during the 2019 general election’

26 November 2019

Following a recent event organised by Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales about how small but vital charities can campaign for change, Influencing Officer for the Foundation Lydia Rye...

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