About us

Welcome to the City Bridge Trust

City Bridge Trust is the funding arm of Bridge House Estates. It was established to make use of funds surplus to bridge requirements and provides grants totalling around £20m per year towards charitable activity benefitting Greater London.

The City of London Corporation is the sole trustee of the Bridge House Estates and members of its Court of Common Council form the City Bridge Trust’s Grants Committee.


a fairer London


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


independence, inclusion and integrity.

About City Bridge Trust

What we do

Find out about our work tackling disadvantage in Greater London.

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20 Years of Investing in Londoners

To mark the end of our 20th Anniversary year the Trust held... more »

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The Trust publishes a number of documents and reports looking at various aspect of our work. As part of the Trust’s commitment to sharing our... more »

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Contact us

Grant applications must only be submitted via our online application system. We will not consider any application sent by post or email and nor will we... more »

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