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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A group of young people strike a pose for the camera at Reaching Higher

Our approach to ringfencing a minimum of 25% of our funding for Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities

15 March 2021

Read more about how we are committed to ensuring that our funding portfolio is both distributed equitably and helps to address the needs of communities across England and Wales.

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Three women at Latin American Women's Rights Service hold hands

Small and local charities can help challenge structural inequalities #IWD2021

08 March 2021

Our Public Affairs and National Programme Officer, Rachel Cain, reflects on what has changed for women and the sector since International Women's Day Public Affairs and National Programme Officer

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Lloyds Bank Foundation opens funding to distribute £9.5m to small and local charities across 2021  

04 March 2021

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Census: It counts to be counted

02 March 2021

With many asked to complete The Census online, how many will be counted? And why does it matter?

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Paul Streets

Paul Streets: When charity leaders invest in collaboration, society changes for the better

19 February 2021

Power sharing is not easy at a time when charities of all sizes face significant challenges – but the pandemic has taught us we are stronger together

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Jill Baker

Our Experience of Participatory Grant Making in the COVID Recovery Fund

11 February 2021

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Caroline Howe

Our Infrastructure Programme

22 January 2021

Infrastructure is important at the best of times, but the crisis has cemented the role of infrastructure organisations in making sure charities can continue to support people who need them

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Lloyds Bank Foundation awards £450,000 in grants to infrastructure charities to support a strong local ecosystem

21 January 2021

Lloyds Bank Foundation awards £450,000 in grants to infrastructure charities to support a strong local ecosystem

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Lloyds Bank Foundation awards Covid recovery grants to vital but under-resourced and small charities led Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities

21 January 2021

Lloyds Bank Foundation awards Covid recovery grants to vital but under-resourced and small charities led Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities

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Paul Streets

Paul Streets: Small charities must not be forgotten once COVID-19 is behind us

20 January 2021

In a post-pandemic world, will compassion fatigue only stretch so far?

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