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Online Application

In response to the consultation exercise we completed last year, the Foundation has developed a new online application form which we would like you to test out for us.

Recovery Needs for Children

In January PDI launched its action research project with the aim of helping us understand the recovery needs of children and young people whose own parents are in recovery. On the 10th November we are hosting a follow-up event which gives you an opportunity to hear about the progress and contribute to the next stages of this work. A copy of the Draft Programme - PDI Recovery Needs for Children.pdf and Booking Form - Recovery Needs for Children.doc is attached here.

For further information contact Elaine on 0131 444 4025

International Small Grants Programme 2016

Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland is delighted to be continuing the administration of the Scottish Government International Small Grants Programme. This programme is aimed at Scottish based international development organisations with an annual turnover of less than £150,000 which are working with a partner in one of the Scottish Government’s priority countries - Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the Indian States of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa.

Application forms are now available for the 2016 Scottish Government International Small Grants Programme. The closing date for applications is 25th November 2015, with decisions announced in March 2016.

Local charities invited to get online and talk funding

Local charities are being invited to get online and talk funding with Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland. Every month, the Foundation hosts advice surgeries using online face to face technology. Charities with a Skype account or Google Hangout are invited to book an appointment at any of the 10 monthly surgeries between March and December.

Making our expertise and experience matter

Fiona Duncan, Chief Executive of Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland, has welcomed the award of £450,000 by the Scottish Government in grants to Scottish organisations working in international development.

The Foundation has been delighted to support the Scottish Government International Small Grants Scheme by administering the programme over the last two years, providing pre-application support, assessing applications and monitoring grant awards.

Local charities invited to come and talk funding with the Foundation

The Foundation is inviting grassroots charities working all over Scotland in local communities with people who are, or at risk of becoming, disadvantaged are invited to come and find out about possible funding at an advice surgery. The first six months of surgery dates and locations has now been published.


Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland has appointed Fiona Duncan as its new Chief Executive from 1st November 2014, succeeding Mary Craig OBE, the organisation’s Chief Executive since 2009.

New Chairman of Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland Appointed

Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland has appointed Tim Hall as its new Chairman, succeeding Christine Lenihan, the organisation’s Chairman since 2009.

Partnership Drugs Initiative secures additional £1m for work with youngsters affected by substance issues

Charities in Scotland that support children and young people affected by substance issues are set to benefit from an additional £1m of funding through The Partnership Drugs Initiative (PDI). The Robertson Trust is joining the existing partnership between Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland and the Scottish Government, increasing the amount of funding that is available over the next four years.

PDI Strategic Summary 2014 - 2017

In August 2014 the PDI has launched its new Strategic Direction for 2014 - 2017.

PDI Strategic Summary 2014 - 2017.pdf

Foundation Launches New Strategy

Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland has launched a three year strategy setting out new ways in which it will support people and communities in Scotland.

The Foundation has been running its Henry Duncan Awards since 2010, and you may well be wondering who Henry Duncan is…..please do take a look to find out more about him and why his work ultimately led to the establishment of the Foundation.