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Lloyds Banking Group is one of the UK’s largest corporate donors, they use their scale to reach people in communities across the country.

Their four independent charitable Foundations, which cover the whole of the UK and the Channel Islands, are critical to their vision of tackling social disadvantage by partnering with local charities to help overcome complex social issues and rebuild lives.

In 2019, the Foundations received £25.2 million from Lloyds Banking Group, enabling them to support almost 3,000 charities. These charities are tackling issues such as domestic abuse, mental health, modern slavery and human trafficking, and employability.

Lloyds Banking Group’s work goes beyond traditional funding as they seek to share their skills, experience and knowledge, demonstrating a genuine partnership between the Group and their Foundations as part of their commitment to helping to tackle social disadvantage.

Bank of Scotland Foundation
Each year Bank of Scotland Foundation receives £2m from Lloyds Banking Group as part of the Group’s commitment to Helping Scotland Prosper. The Foundation donates these funds to charities across Scotland through Grants Programmes and a Matched Giving Programme for Lloyds Banking Group employees in Scotland. The Bank of Scotland Foundation has now distributed over £10m to charities to develop and improve communities and increase financial literacy and financial inclusion across Scotland, enabling over 500,000 people to benefit from a variety of much needed local services and personal support.

Bank of Scotland Foundation at The Mound
Tel : 0131 655 2599
Chief Executive: Jillian Baillie

Halifax Foundation for Northern Ireland
Halifax Foundation for Northern Ireland exists to support people who are disadvantaged or with special needs make an active contribution in their communities. Their sole donor is Lloyds Banking Group, however are independent of the Group have an independent Board of Trustees. Their main grants programme, the Community Grants Programme supports registered charities, with an average grant of £3,500. They also operate a Matched Giving Scheme, matching the fundraising and volunteering efforts of staff of Lloyds Banking Group up to an annual value of £1,000. In 2016, 654 grants were awarded over all programmes to the tune of around £1m.

Halifax Foundation for Northern Ireland
Clifton House Heritage Centre
2, North Queen Street
BT15 1ES
Tel: 02890 323000
Foundation Manager: Brenda McMullan

Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales
Lloyds Bank Foundation for England & Wales is one of the UK’s leading independent grant makers, funded by the profits of Lloyds Banking Group as part of the Group’s commitment to Helping Britain Prosper. The Foundation invests in charities supporting people to break out of disadvantage at critical points in their lives and promotes practical approaches to lasting change.

Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales
Pentagon House
52-54 Southwark Street
Tel: 0370 411 1223
Chief Executive: Paul Streets OBE