Latest News from the Halifax Foundation for NI
The Chairman of Lloyds Banking Group, Lord Blackwell, was in Belfast to learn about the many community projects supported by the Lloyds Bank Foundation for Northern Ireland.
Lord Blackwell saw first-hand how the Foundation in Northern Ireland funds grassroots groups to really make a difference in Northern Ireland. Since the Foundation began 30 years ago, it has given £32.5million in grant aid to more than 8,000 charities.
Autism NI have won the award for Championing Change at the Charity Awards UK final, beating competition from England, Wales and the Channel Islands.
Autism NI were presented with the award at Banking Hall, the historic London Headquarters of Lloyds Bank, in London as part of the first ever awards organised by the Foundation to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
Autism NI have spent years campaigning to bring in legal recognition of the condition that culminated in the Autism Act (NI) 2011.
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