A New Fund

Read here about the new London Community Response Fund, and hear why we are pausing for new applications for a short while

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Bridging Divides

Find out more about our new grant programmes and how you can apply.

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Social Investment

The City of London Social Investment Fund is supporting charitable organisations across the UK.

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Bridge to Work

A £3.3m programme aims to tackle high level of unemployment amongst young disabled Londoners.

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Read here about our response to the pandemic

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Investing in Londoners

Read a short info-graphic report outlining what we funded: Sept 2013 – April 2018



£5.6m awarded at City Bridge Trust’s July 2020 Committee

July’s meeting of the City Bridge Trust Committee saw... more »

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What we do

Grant making

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

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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?


    So happy to grant @Become1992 as they adapted to find and develop new ways of delivering their services for care-experienced young people, even with a significant increase in demand and support. we've really enjoyed hearing how you have all adapted - more stories please!

    .@MoiraSinclair1 : “the past few months has shown that foundations can respond quickly to the sector when we need to”. Also hearing more about learning from @phf_uk & @comicrelief’s Tech For Good programme - Funders can work together long term & strategically.