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Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund

What we do

Founded in 1803, the Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund is the oldest military fund of its kind, uniting the Lloyd’s insurance market for the last two hundred years to support veterans and their families today.

We partner with military charities who are best placed to meet the mental health and employment needs of the military community, focusing on improving the transition to civilian life.


Donated since 2010 to support serving and ex-service personnel and their families


Direct beneficiaries supported in 2023


Charity partners supported in 2023

Getting involved

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


Our charity partners are always looking for new volunteers to help them deliver their services or provide direct pro bono support to the charity.


Either fundraise for the Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund or directly for one of our charity partners. Take on an individual or company-wide challenge. Contact us for ideas for a challenge you could run in your office or virtually.


Make a one-off or regular monthly donation or leave a gift in your will.

Join the Lloyd’s Military Network

The Lloyd's Military Network is a cross-industry network, supporting the transition of Service Leavers into the insurance industry.

If you are a charity

Become a partner

The Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund partners with small to medium sized military 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.

How your company can support us


Join companies in the Lloyd’s market to make a commitment to the Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund’s through the Lloyd’s market SLIP campaign. Thank you to so many companies in the Lloyd’s market who have contributed over the years.

Host us

Offer your office space for our celebration or fundraising events or host a session by our charity partners on topics including how to support veterans’ mental health or help veterans’ transition into insurance.

Offer a work placement

Introduce a veteran to working in insurance through our charity partners or through the Lloyd’s Military Network work placement scheme.

Meet our charity partners

Scotty’s Little Soldiers

The only UK charity that provides long-term holistic support to bereaved children and young people who have experienced the death of a parent who served in the British Armed Forces. They want each child to have access to the very best emotional health and well-being support, outstanding opportunities, and to give them the chance to smile again.

The Forces Employment Charity

The LPF has proudly supported the Forces Employment Charity Families Programme since 2019, supporting civilian spouses and partners of serving and ex-service personnel on their journey into employment.


HighGround Charity empowers military veterans and service leavers by providing specialised support to transition into meaningful land-based careers. Through donations from the Lloyds Patriotic Fund, HighGround Charity will support female veterans in understanding the land-based sector and identifying opportunities for future employment. Our mission is to help veterans achieve new purpose and fulfilment by connecting them with opportunities in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, and conservation, ensuring a smooth and successful transition to civilian life.

Our impact

Case study: The Forces Employment Charity

Hear from individuals who have been supported by the Forces Employment Charity.

Who we are

Lloyd’s Global Community Engagement team

Meet the Lloyd’s team.

Board of trustees

The Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund is an independent charity managed by a board of trustees that support the governance and operations of the charity. Trustees are supported by the Global Community Engagement team at Lloyd’s.


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