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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Jill Baker

Jill Baker: The View From the World Out There

04 February 2020

Jill Baker, Director of Development, takes us through her learnings from the first 18 months in the role and explains the work of the Development Directorate

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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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How charities can influence commissioning

10 December 2019

How charities can influence commissioning

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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 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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