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Lloyds Bank Foundation report

Lloyds Bank Foundation New Fund

27 July 2020

Small and local charities helping people overcome complex social issues can now apply for two-year unrestricted grants of £50,000 with dedicated organisational development support.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation speaks at House of Lords Public Services Committee

30 June 2020

As part of the House of Lord public inquiry, our CEO, Paul Streets spoke about what can be learned from the way public services have responded during the pandemic, including the role of charities

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Lloyds Banking Group’s Domestic and Financial Abuse Helpline

18 June 2020

Lloyds Bank Foundation and Lloyds Banking Group are working together to help tackle financial abuse

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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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Caroline Howe

Join us to push for long term improved commissioning in your area

10 June 2020

Along with NCVO, Locality, Children England and Clinks, we are gathering stories that demonstrate commissioning during COVID19 to build for a stronger and improved approach to commissioning.

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Harriet Balance

Volunteering during the COVID-19 Crisis

05 June 2020

For #VolunteersWeek 2020, our Local Implementation Lead, Harriet Ballance looks at the incredible way volunteers and local communities have come together during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation welcomes new manager for Wales, Rachel Marshall

01 June 2020

Lloyds Bank Foundation welcomes new manager for Wales, Rachel Marshall

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Harriet Stranks, Director of Grants at Lloyds Bank Foundation

An update on our Covid-19 support

27 May 2020

We’ve made some changes to our grant programme over the last couple of months and some explanation of the changes and thoughts about how we move forward would be useful.

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Accessing mental health services during COVID-19: adapted services, complex needs and increase in demand

21 May 2020

Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health support those with complex mental health needs. Here, Rona Rawson discusses how they've adapted their services to meet demand.

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Victoria Burrows

How mental health charities like Improving Lives are responding to impact of COVID-19

18 May 2020

Victoria Burrows, CEO of mental health charity Improving Lives, discusses the importance of raising awareness of shortage of funding during Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

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