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Third Sector Trends in England and Wales 2022: Full suite of reports

Published: 2023

Third Sector Trends has been running since 2008. The study has been surveying the sector every three years since 2010 and as such is the largest survey of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in England and Wales.

In 2022, 6,071 responses were received across England and Wales (an average of ~600 responses in each region). Des…

Community Assets

Published: 2022

The Welsh Parliament (Senedd Cymru) Local Government and Housing Committee undertook an inquiry into community assets, with a specific focus on barriers and opportunities for communities to acquire built assets for community use. The Committee explored how the statutory and policy framework encourages and supports the development of c…

Lloyds Bank Foundation: 360 Giving Data

Published: 2022

This spreadsheet contains details of all grants awarded by the Lloyds Bank Foundation from 2010 until June 2020, formatted to the 360Giving data standard. The Foundation will continue to publish new grants via 360Giving biannually.

This spreadsheet contains details of all grants awarded by the Foundation from 2010 until June 2020, formatted to…

Deductions: Drivers of Poverty

Published: 2022

Deductions are impoverishing individuals and families against a backdrop of low incomes, rising living costs and widening inequalities during Covid.

Deductions are payments that DWP automatically takes out from benefit payments to pay off debts owed to government from loans such as advance payments, or errors and historic benefit overpayments …

Reaching Further: Lessons for Funder Practice

Published: 2022

This report sets out eight lessons in funder practice from the work of Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales from 2018 to 2022. During the five years of their strategy Reaching Further, the collision of unprecedented social, health and economic crises brought both the strength and fragility of civil society into sharp focus – funders and…

Delivering Zero-Carbon Schools: A practical and innovative business model for the community energy sector

Published: 2022

Schools are at the heart of our local communities; they represent a quarter of public sector carbon emissions, so fully decarbonising their energy will be essential. While two-thirds of local authorities have declared a Climate Emergency, many do not have plans in place to tackle schools’ emissions. This report presents a new business mo…

Leading to Net Zero – Evidence review of communities pioneering low carbon standards

Published: 2021

The consultancy firm Hoyle and Dean was commissioned by the Community Land Trust Network to undertake a “soft touch” review of the approach various community-led housing development teams take towards sustainability and carbon reduction for housing developments within their operating areas. The purpose of the review was to find the overall …

Charities responding to COVID: Summer 2021 Update

Published: 2021

This report builds two previous reports- published by Lloyds Bank Foundation in May and December 2020 respectively and how small charities have fared since the first national lockdown in March 2020. This provides a snapshot of the experiences of small charities throughout the crisis.

In it, Lloyds Bank Foundation share their findings of how ch…

Rebalancing the Relationship

Published: 2021

In 2018, NCVO, ACEVO and Lloyds Bank Foundation launched a project to address competition and collaboration, particularly between organisations of different sizes delivering public service. The findings from this project and considerations for practice are laid out within this report and are based on significant engagement with organisations ac…

The Value of Small in a Big Crisis

Published: 2021

Three years on from the publication of the landmark independent ‘The Value of Small’ study, researchers from Sheffield Hallam, the Open University, IVAR and the University of Wolverhampton revisited the four case study areas during the COVID 19 pandemic.

The 2018 study found that small and medium-sized charities – those with an annual in…

An Evaluation of the CLT Start Up Fund

Published: 2020

The Community Land Trust (CLT) Fund was established in October 2008 as a four-year pilot programme by a consortium of funders which has included the Tudor Trust, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, CAF, Nationwide Foundation and a private donor. The aim of the Fund was to stimulate the development of the CLT sector in England and Wales by providing a…

Transform: End of Programme Summary

Published: 2020

In 2017 Lloyds Bank Foundation established the Transform programme with the aim of influencing policy and strengthening infrastructure and innovation in the domestic and sexual abuse sectors.

It invested £1.6m to fund 16 projects which all aimed to create social change by influencing others – individuals, services and systems – to do things d…


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