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Keep up with the latest news affecting small and local charities and views from our expert teams and partners.

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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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Duncan Shrubsole At Work And Pensions Committee Benefits Levels Oral Evidence Session

Universal Credit Deductions at the Work and Pensions Committee

14 September 2023

Duncan Shrubsole, our Director of Policy, Communications and Research, talks about Universal Credit deductions at Work and Pensions Committee oral evidence session 

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Our approach to designing the d/Deaf and Disabled people's organisations funding programme

19 July 2023

We discuss co-designing our d/Deaf and Disabled people's organisation programme and changes we have made to our approach to funding

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£1.5m collaboration funding programme launched to support impactful change locally

05 July 2023

This funding programme will support local collaborations around three key issues: social security system, access to suitable accommodation, and support for asylum seekers and refugees.

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New fund to benefit d/Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisations launched by Lloyds Bank Foundation

07 June 2023

This year, 40 eligible charities will receive an unrestricted grant of £75,000 over three years

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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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Why we support charities working with refugees and asylum seekers

27 July 2022

As is the case across the range of issues we fund, people seeking asylum or those who have been granted refugee status face significant challenges in our society that impact their life chances.

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