News & Blogs

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

Selected articles

Victoria Burrows

Organisational Resilience: Building a more resilient sector

10 May 2021

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Lloyds Bank Foundation opens its Racial Equity funding for charities led by and for Black, Asian, and minority ethnic communities

15 April 2021

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Paul Streets: Bullying is not just a ‘big charity’ problem

30 March 2021

Poor management is not only distressing to those it affects, it is the antithesis of what charities should stand for

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COVID: One Year On - The Young Women's Outreach Project

23 March 2021

One year since the first lockdown, Manager Neil gives an account of local charity, The Young Women's Project, and their journey to adapting their services to support young women in the community.  

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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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New report finds small charities showed up and stuck around to support people throughout the Covid 19 pandemic when others couldn’t

18 February 2021

Smaller charities played a key role in supporting people and communities throughout the pandemic in a way that public services and mutual aid could not, a new report has found.

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New report calls on voluntary organisations to deliver services in collaboration, building on the spirit of partnership developed during the pandemic

03 February 2021

The Rebalancing the Relationship report, commissioned by the Foundation and led by ACEVO and NCVO, talks about the power of partnerships and the need for sector partners to collaborate better.

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