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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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Black and minoritised ethnic led charities receive £3m in funding thanks to Lloyds Bank Foundation

09 November 2023

Black and minoritised ethnic led charities receive £3m in funding thanks to Lloyds Bank Foundation

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Lloyds Bank Foundation opens £6.3m funding to specialist charities

18 October 2023

Small specialist charities supporting people to overcome complex issues are invited to apply for unrestricted grants of £75,000 alongside a range of tailored development support.

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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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£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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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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