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Lloyds Bank Foundation - opens 7 January

The Lloyds Bank Foundation invests in charities supporting people to break out of disadvantage at critical points in their lives and promote practical approaches to lasting change. To apply you need to be registered as a Charity or a CIO and have income between £25,000 and £1 million in your previous accounts.

Support can be provided through our two grants programmes Enable and Invest, along with an optional support programme (Enhance) for successful applicants. These programmes demonstrate the Foundation’s ongoing commitment to support charities that have the greatest impact upon improving the lives of disadvantaged people and addressing complex social issues.


The Invest programme is a flexible, long term core funding programme for organisations addressing complex social issues. You can apply for up to £100k over 3 years. This programme is open for applications between 7 January and 8 February 2019.  


A grants programme for organisations that have identified clear development needs in areas such as governance, planning, evidencing need, monitoring, communications etc. Grants of up to £15k are available for you to develop your organisation This is a rolling programme and grant application can be completed at any time

All grantees will be eligible for additional support through our ENHANCE programme –providing an option of tailored in-kind support to strengthen and develop charities. If you are successful in applying for an Enable or Invest grant, we will work with you to identify whether support under the Enhance programme is right for you.

How to apply:

We operate an online application process and encourage applicants to find further information on our programmes and strategy at:

It is always wise to have an informal chat first. If you wish to do so then please contact Gary Beharrell at


Telephone          07734 973060