Learning from London
The Knowledge is an occasional publication from City
Bridge Trust in which we share some of the learning we have gained
as a result of our grant-making in London.
Issue 1, Greening the Third
Sector, looks at the interim findings of a pilot
study into the environmental performance of the Third Sector and
reports on the Trust's programme of eco-audits of a cross-section
of charities across the capital.
Download Issue 1 (267kb)
Issue 2, Opening Doors Across London,
summarises the findings of an independent evaluation of the Trust's
Access to Buildings programme and offers advice to organisations
who want to make their buildings accessible.
Download Issue 2 (307kb)
Issue 3, Making Connections, reports on London
Advice Services Alliance's (LASA) Circuit Rider project which helps
third sector organisations build their ICT capacity.
Download Issue 3 (1,007kb)
Issue 4, Fear and Fashion: The use of knives and other
weapons by young people, looks at the Fear and Fashion
initiative and the work of the four demonstration projects which we
funded jointly with Trust for London, John Lyon's Charity, Esmée
Fairbairn Foundation and Wates Foundation.
Download Issue 4 (472kb)
Issue 5, 800 Years of Linking London's
Communities, looks back over our 800 year history and
reflects on some of our innovative grants programmes.
Download Issue 5 (1,326kb)
Issue 6, Fear and Fashion evaluation summary
report, looks back at the projects funded under the Fear
and Fashion initiative and investigates how they worked and whether
they were effective.
Download Issue 6 (1,149kb)
Issue 7, The Arts Case: Why the arts make a
difference, examines the role and value of arts
organisations in tackling disadvantage by showcasing some of the
creative activity funded by the Trust.
Download Issue 7 (989kb)
Issue 8, The Growing Localities Awards 2013,
features a number of organisations which, whilst they don't
necessarily have improving the environment as their primary cause,
are nonetheless using environmental projects to create real change
in their communities. These were recognised by a new award scheme
we ran in partnership with Lemos&Crane.
Download Issue 8 (3,314kb)
Issue 9, The Growing Localities Awards
2014, the second annual awards attracted nearly twice
as many entries as the previous year. The projects involved
thousands of volunteers and many had a transformational impact on
their neighbourhoods - often with very little money.
Download Issue 9 (1,963kb)