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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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Experiences from the frontline: responding to the financial crisis of COVID-19

21 April 2020

Share your stories of helping others through financial implications of COVID-19 and make the case for more support from the government.

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Watch: Webinar on Digital Fundraising for Small Charities

07 April 2020

Watch our webinar on Digital Fundraising for Small Charities with Matt Haworth from Reason Digital

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#EveryDayCounts – Join the campaign

31 March 2020

Find out how you can help the sector to call for Government support during the Covid-19 outbreak

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Influencing Officer Lydia Rye

Watch: Webinar - How to Communicate in a Crisis

20 March 2020

Watch our new webinar on how small charities can communicate effectively in a crisis.

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Not just an add on: why influencing change is a core part of the work of small charities

16 March 2020

IVAR's new report draws on the experiences of 11 small charities detailing their impact. Here our Influencing Officer, Lydia Rye reflects on the recommendations.

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Transform: How one charity was helped to innovate and improve to create change in the domestic and sexual abuse sector

06 March 2020

Romy Briant is chair of Reducing the Risk. Here she writes how the Transform programme helped to boost her charity and enable them to influence policy and practice

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Houses at the heart of a community

Eleven councils sign up to Locality’s new Keep it Local network putting communities at the heart of local services

04 March 2020

This work is in direct response to calls from the small and local charities we fund about the challenges they face when it comes to commissioning

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Lloyds Bank Foundation lectern

Specialist charities vital to tackling domestic abuse says Lloyds Bank Foundation CEO

03 March 2020

As the Government reintroduces the landmark Domestic Abuse Bill, it is vital specialist charities are given the support they need to help tackle domestic abuse says Foundation CEO Paul Streets.

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New research shows welfare support has decreased by almost 50% since 2010

28 February 2020

Lloyds Bank Foundation has signed a joint letter to the Welsh Government raising concerns that thousands of people in need of urgent welfare assistance may be left with nowhere to turn.

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