Welcome to the City Bridge Trust

Our mission is to tackle disadvantage in London through grant making, social investment, encouraging philanthropy and influencing social policy.

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Stepping Stones Fund

We have now launched the next round of our Stepping Stones Fund for charities looking to break into the London social investment market. Over £500k is available now.

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Strategic Review Launched

Every five years, the Trust conducts a review and assessment of the work that it does in fulfilling its vision of a fairer London.

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Annual Review 2016

Building on Collaboration



Bridge to Work

At our recent Committee meeting on 20th March 2017,... more »

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Search our current grants

What we do

Grant making

We make awards of around £20m each year for charitable causes across Greater London.

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Supporting philanthropy

We support and encourage charitable giving within the Capital

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Social investment

We are helping the development of a social investment market through our own £20m fund and supporting charities to enter the market

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Have a question about our grant making? Please read our Frequently Asked Questions section.

Who can apply to the Trust? What type of grants do you give? Will you fund core costs? How much can we ask for?