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 totaling around £25m per year towards charitable activity benefiting 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.


For London to be a city where all individuals and communities can thrive, especially those experiencing disadvantage and marginalisation.


To reduce inequality and grow stronger, more resilient and thriving communities for a London that serves everyone.


We aim to be: Adaptive; Collaborative; Environmentally Responsible; Inclusive; Progressive; and Representative.

About City Bridge Trust

What we do

Find out about our work tackling disadvantage in Greater London.

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Bridging Divides Launched

The Trust is please to announce the launch of our new grant... 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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