Published: 21st Dec 2020

The Lloyds Bank Foundation has celebrated its 35th anniversary of supporting small charities across England and Wales. According to the foundation, it has distributed £530m in funding over the last 35 years, and £25m in the last year alone to help communities continue to respond while adapting to Covid. It funds hundreds of charities every year, while providing a range of developmental support and championing the work of small and local charities and the causes and communities they serve with influencers and policy makers. And it has awarded a total of 173 grants to help charities respond to the COVID-19 crisis. These include: Two-year unrestricted grants of £50,000 to 149 small and local charities. The largest causes being charities addressing racial equity, and those supporting asylum seekers and refugees. 38% of these grants were awarded to charities that are led by and for Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities – … (To read the full article, subscribe below)