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.
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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.
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Issue 3, Making Connections, reports on London Advice Services Alliance's (LASA) Circuit Rider project which helps third sector organisations build their ICT capacity.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Issue 10, The Growing Localities Awards 2015, reports on this year's awards which attracted many exceptional entries highlighting the breadth and diversity of the projects which help make London a greener and more inclusive place.
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