Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales

Invest Fund open – project and core cost grants available

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.


The Invest programme is a flexible, long term core funding programme for organisations delivering clear, targeted outcomes for disadvantaged people. These are typically around £25k p.a. with the potential to fund for up to six years. This programme is open for applications between 9th April and 18th May with grants being made in November 2018.


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;

All grantees will be eligible for additional support through the 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, Lloyds will work with you to identify whether support under the Enhance programme is right for you.

The Lloyds Foundation operates an online application process and encourages applicants to find further information on the programmes and strategy at www.lloydsbankfoundation.org.uk

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

Email               gbeharrell@lloydsbankfoundation.org.uk

Telephone       07734 973060

If, after having read the guidelines, you think your project may be eligible for funding and you would like the opportunity to meet a Gary Beharrell before putting your application together, please let us know at DDCVS. We would like to arrange a funding advice session in the Dales about the Lloyds Foundation but can only do this with eligible organisations.