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

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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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Harriet Stranks, Director of Grants at Lloyds Bank Foundation

5 Years of Funder Plus: Lessons on how small and local charities can grow and thrive

07 November 2019

5 Years of Funder Plus: Lessons on how small and local charities can grow and thrive

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LocalMotion Director of Collaboration Kathleen Kelly

Kathleen Kelly appointed Director of Collaboration to lead new place-based initiative LocalMotion

01 November 2019

Kathleen Kelly appointed Director of Collaboration to lead new place-based initiative LocalMotion

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: Charity leaders must take care of their mental health

23 October 2019

Paul Streets: Charity leaders must take care of their mental health

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Lloyds Bank Foundation report

Small and local charities awarded over £5.6m of new grants from Lloyds Bank Foundation to continue vital work helping people overcome complex social issues

27 September 2019

Small and local charities awarded over £5.6m of new grants from Lloyds Bank Foundation to continue vital work helping people overcome complex social issues

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Lloyds Bank Foundation CEO Paul Streets speaking

Paul Streets: Diversity must be driven by those people we help

16 September 2019

Paul Streets: Diversity must be driven by those people we help

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Research & Learning Manager for Lloyds Bank Foundation Alex Van Vliet

‘Grantmakers need to be flexible to better support small and local charities’

04 September 2019

‘Grantmakers need to be flexible to better support small and local charities’

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Public Affairs & Programmes Officer at Lloyds Bank Foundation Rachel Cain

'National vision starts at a local level'

20 August 2019

'National vision starts at a local level'

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