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How charities can influence commissioning

10 December 2019

How charities can influence commissioning

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Grants programme relaunches

Lloyds Bank Foundation relaunches grants programme with a simpler, more flexible and transparent approach

04 December 2019

Lloyds Bank Foundation relaunches grants programme with a simpler, more flexible and transparent approach

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An MP is for life not just for Christmas

03 December 2019

How can charities influence candidates running for MP to help tackle complex social issues? Our Influencing Officer, Lydia Rye offers some suggestions.

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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 Influencing Officer Lydia Rye

‘How small but vital charities can campaign for change during the 2019 general election’

26 November 2019

Following a recent event organised by Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales about how small but vital charities can campaign for change, Influencing Officer for the Foundation Lydia Rye...

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‘Top 5 lessons for charity mentors’

14 November 2019

‘Top 5 lessons for charity mentors’

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Harriet Stranks, Director of Grants at Lloyds Bank Foundation

5 Years of Funder Plus: Lessons on how small and local charities can grow and thrive

07 November 2019

5 Years of Funder Plus: Lessons on how small and local charities can grow and thrive

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LocalMotion Director of Collaboration Kathleen Kelly

Kathleen Kelly appointed Director of Collaboration to lead new place-based initiative LocalMotion

01 November 2019

Kathleen Kelly appointed Director of Collaboration to lead new place-based initiative LocalMotion

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How I’m using my professional skills to help small charities

31 October 2019

How I’m using my professional skills to help small charities

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What commissioning looks like from the inside

30 October 2019

What commissioning looks like from the inside

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