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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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Should small charity missions prioritise spread or depth?

06 June 2022

Small organisations that have thrived during the pandemic may find themselves weighing up the choice of expanding services or keeping a local focus

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Celebrating the life and legacy of the Small Charities Coalition

07 April 2022

There is something about small charities that large organisations, from any sector, simply can’t replicate

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We must support refugee charities in the face of a hostile environment

24 February 2022

The Nationalities and Borders Bill has exacerbated already challenging conditions for small organisations.

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Charities will need to design a 'booster' to help people through the festive period and beyond

20 December 2021

In 2022 we must support staff who are under intense pressure but also reconnect with those we serve and continue to support our deep and meaningful sector relationships

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On caring enough, faith and connection

04 November 2021

Faith is not just central to the work of some charities, but one of the reasons people are willing to come through their doors

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

The Afghanistan crisis reminds us of the lack of compassion this government shows to refugees

23 September 2021

Charities that remain at the forefront of successive refugee crises continue to work in a hostile environment

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Winter is coming – take a break

05 August 2021

Now is the time to gather energy for a long haul in an uncertain and precarious post-pandemic world

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Research & Learning Manager for Lloyds Bank Foundation Alex Van Vliet

Learning from our COVID Recovery Fund

27 July 2021

How we set out to design and build an evaluation learning framework for the Covid Recovery Fund.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: A tale of two post-pandemic worlds

08 June 2021

As demand increases and public sector funding remains tight, charities will be dealing with the impact of Covid-19 for years to come

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: If we are to repair structural inequalities, we must begin with the facts

20 May 2021

We must ask searching questions about what is to be done in the institutions and services that lead to poor outcomes for minoritised communities

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