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Lloyds Bank Foundation awards £2.4m to charities influencing and improving national policy and practice

30 November 2023

Funding of £2.4 million to support 18 projects focused on influencing and improving national policy and practice in social security, support for refugees and asylum seekers and housing.

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New Director of Charity Development appointed at Lloyds Bank Foundation

18 July 2023

André Clarke has been appointed as Director of Charity Development at Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales.

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New £1.8 million grant fund to influence national policy launches

16 March 2023

Charitable organisations seeking to influence and achieve change in national policy and practice in relation to accommodation, social security and refugees and asylum seekers can apply for funding

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Applications open: Lloyds Bank Foundation gives £5.5m to small specialist charities

29 November 2022

Specialist charities with an annual income between £25,000 and £500,000 can apply for a three-year, unrestricted grant of up to £75,000

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Questions and answers from our learning from our practice event

12 October 2022

On 3rd October 2022 we hosted an event to share our learning from the last five years of our funding practice. We received some great questions from the audience at this event which we've answered

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Press release: Lloyds Bank Foundation launches new strategy

06 October 2022

The Foundation pledges half of its core funding to charities led by Black, Asian and minority ethnic and disabled communities

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Deductions: Driver of Poverty Report Cover

Press Release: Universal Credit deductions drive people further into debt

11 May 2022

Our new report brings together a range of evidence and research to highlight the issue and present a case for reform.

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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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Join us in showing Government why small charities are needed #RightNow!

17 February 2021

Join us in showing Government why small charities are needed #RightNow!

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Saheli: Partnership Working, Our Experience and Learning

03 February 2021

Priya Chopra, Chief Executive of Saheli, a Lloyds Bank Foundation grant holder, shares her experience of working in partnership.

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