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Lloyd’s of London Foundation

What we do

Founded and funded by Lloyd’s of London, we are a funding Foundation that works with charity and community partners in the UK and globally. Our strategic charity partnerships focus on two areas – social mobility through education and disaster recovery and resilience. We also provide funding to a number of charities that are important to those working at Lloyd’s and in the wider Lloyd’s market.

Lloyd’s is the world’s leading insurance marketplace helping people bounce back from hard times, and for over 300 years we have helped support the communities around us through our global philanthropic projects.

The mission of the Foundation is to deliver long-term, meaningful social impact that engages stakeholders and leverages Lloyd’s unique convening position.


Total charitable donations in 2023


Hours volunteered by staff across the Lloyd's market in 2023


Charities supported across the globe

Getting involved

If you work at Lloyd’s or in the Lloyd’s market

Volunteer & fundraise

Our charity and community partners offer volunteering and fundraising opportunities to get involved in.

The Lloyd’s Market Charity Awards

The Lloyd’s Market Charity Awards is an employee recognition scheme set up to award individuals who have contributed to charity, and if they win, their chosen charity receives a one-off donation.


Make a one-off donation or contact us to set up regular company donations.

Join the CSR Market Network

Network for individuals who work in the Corporate Social Responsibility space in the Lloyd’s market.


Subscribe to our volunteering newsletter to keep updated with our latest opportunities.

If you are a charity

Become a partner

The Lloyd’s of London Foundation partners with small to medium sized charities. Our application window is now closed.


If you work for a charity and would like to receive notifications for when our application window opens, please sign up to our charity mailing list.


Any opportunities for charities to take part in our fundraising events will be published here.

Latest news

Read the latest news from the Lloyd's Foundation.

Meet our charity and community partners

The Switch

Founded 30 years ago in the London borough of Tower Hamlets, The Switch is committed to helping children and young people meet their potential. Through a wide range of volunteer-based programmes, the Switch provides a vital link between education and the world of work.

SEO London

SEO London prepares talented students from underserved and underrepresented backgrounds for career success, and by working with Lloyd’s, young people are offered access to firms in the Lloyd’s market.

East London Business Alliance

Through a range of voluntary-based programmes, businesses can bring their time, skills and expertise to support community organisations in east London who lack the funding and resources to carry out their important work.

Our impact

Case study: Education for All

Through our Africa team, the Lloyd’s Asia-Pacific Middle East and Africa (APMEA) region supports Education For All (EFA).

Case study: SEO London

Hear from beneficiary, Gabriel Coughlan, Year 13 academic year 2022-23, Lloyd’s Apprentice.

Community stories

Our goal is to leave a legacy of work and infrastructure that creates lasting impact for the communities we’re part of.

Watch our video

Who we are

Lloyd’s Global Community Engagement team

Meet the Lloyd’s team.

Board of trustees

The Lloyd’s of London Foundation is an independent charity managed by a board of trustees that support the governance and operations of the charity.


View our Frequently Asked Questions.


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Get in touch

Email the Lloyd’s GCE team.