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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: Charities must lead the way in recovering and rebuilding from Covid-19

21 September 2020

Summoning the energy to drive more change may feel impossible, but the opportunity will not be there for long

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: Our thinking and approach during COVID-19

30 July 2020

Ahead of the launch of the new COVID Recovery Fund, Paul Street explain the ways the Foundation has been rethinking and adapting our support and approach to funding.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: For all the opportunities and speed brought by digital, it could struggle to replace face-to-face fundraising

15 June 2020

With so many small charities relying on group-based fundraising, we must work to fast-track learning for new, socially distant models of generating income

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: We must prepare for the difficult and costly challenge of recovery and renewal

05 May 2020

We know charities will prepare to spring back into recovery, but whether that leads to new beginnings or descends into disintegration is all in our hands

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: the Challenging Behaviour Foundation, an overlooked gem

25 February 2020

Paul Streets: the Challenging Behaviour Foundation, an overlooked gem

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: How small charity Make Some Noise is supporting the young parents hit hard by austerity

04 February 2020

Paul Streets: How small charity Make Some Noise is supporting the young parents hit hard by austerity

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: We must hold Boris Johnson's 'one nation' to account

20 December 2019

Paul Streets: We must hold Boris Johnson's 'one nation' to account

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: Bright Futures NE - one of many charities offering help to the vulnerable

28 November 2019

You will find Bright Futures NE almost at the end of the Metro line in Chichester, South Shields. It’s run by the impressive duo Helen and Nicola. They are ex-local authority youth workers...

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: Charity leaders must take care of their mental health

23 October 2019

Paul Streets: Charity leaders must take care of their mental health

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Paul Streets: Diversity must be driven by those people we help

16 September 2019

Paul Streets: Diversity must be driven by those people we help

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