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.

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 on improving the lives of disadvantaged people and their communities.

INVEST: – 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 29th August and 22nd September 2017 with grants being made in April 2018.

ENABLE: – 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 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, Lloyds Foundation will work with you to identify whether support under the Enhance programme is right for you.

How to apply:

It is an online application process and applicants are encouraged to find further information on our 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 by email              gbeharrell@lloydsbankfoundation.org.uk or telephone 07734 973060.