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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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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 Oliver Williams Head of Grants (South)

'Five things I’ve learnt this year as Head of Grants'

17 June 2019

'Five things I’ve learnt this year as Head of Grants'

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Audience at a Lloyds Bank Foundation event

Good capacity building support puts grantees in the lead

28 March 2019

A new report launched by Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales sets out five key things that they have learned about how best to provide capacity building support following following five...

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Regional Manager Peter Cunnison speaks at Lloyds Bank Foundation event

How ‘Funder Plus’ development support can enhance your charity

28 March 2019

How ‘Funder Plus’ development support can enhance your charity

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Merged image of EU and British flag

What charities should be thinking about in the event of a No-Deal Brexit

20 February 2019

What charities should be thinking about in the event of a No-Deal Brexit

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Image of charity team walking together

How volunteering can sharpen your professional skills

12 February 2019

How volunteering can sharpen your professional skills

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Chief Financial Officer Ciara Plunkett

'Volunteering was one of the most interesting, rewarding, inspiring and emotionally exhausting experiences I’ve ever had'

20 December 2018

'Volunteering was one of the most interesting, rewarding, inspiring and emotionally exhausting experiences I’ve ever had'

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Team member from Refugee Women Connect

Christmas has come early: £4.1m of core costs grants ease the burden for small but vital local charities this winter

04 December 2018

Christmas has come early: £4.1m of core costs grants ease the burden for small but vital local charities this winter

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Policy and National Programmes Manager Caroline Howe

What’s in a name? Are you campaigning without realising It?

28 February 2018

What’s in a name? Are you campaigning without realising It?

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What to do when your grant application isn’t successful

19 June 2017

What to do when your grant application isn’t successful

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