Lloyds Bank Foundation – BAME funding for racial equity

Article date
26 April 2021
Primary interest
Voluntary sector

Lloyds Bank Foundation support charities with an annual income of between £25,000 and £1 million with a strong track record of helping people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities overcome complex social issues. They offer a two-year unrestricted grant of £50,000 alongside development support to help your charity navigate change.

More than half of your Trustee Board should self-identify as being Black, Asian or from a minority ethnic community. Your charity will support people from specific Black, Asian or minority ethnic communities to overcome any of the following 11 complex social issues:

  • Addiction and dependancy
  • Asylum seekers and refugees
  • Care leavers
  • Domestic abuse
  • Homelessness and vulnerably housed
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental health
  • Offenders, prison or community service
  • Sexual abuse and exploitation
  • Trafficking and modern slavery
  • Young parents
Who can apply?

Registered Charities or Charitable Incorporated Organisations.

Is there a deadline?

There is no closing date for applications. When your application has been received they will aim to give you a decision within four months.

Further information including eligibility and details of what to expect when applying for funding