Grants Awarded in May 2018

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We are please to announce that at our grant committee meeting held earlier this month, the Trust awarded 20 grants totalling over £1.7m. These included:

 

Eco Audits
Lewisham Citizens Advice Bureau Service

 

£3,400 to provide an eco-audit.

 

Richmond Carers Centre

 

£2,400 to provide an eco-audit.

 

English for Speakers of Other Languages
Indoamerican Refugee and Migrant Organisation (IRMO)

 

£87,360 over three years (£28,740; £29,190; £29,430) towards a Project Manager, part-time Tutor, and running costs.

 

Improving Londoners’ Mental Health
Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile

 

£123,000 over three year (3 x £41,000) to contribute to the core costs to ensure that the charity can continue to provide specialist therapeutic mental health interventions for young asylum seekers and refugees in London.

 

Beyond Youth CIC

 

£93,100 over three years (£28,700; £29,900; £34,500) towards the costs of a full-time Programme Co-ordinator and evaluation costs in year three.

 

Making London More Inclusive
KEEN London

 

£102,000 over three years (£35,000; £34,000; £33,000) towards the salary and on-costs of the Participation and Development Co-ordinator.

 

Polka Children’s Theatre Limited

 

£100,000 for disabled access works at Polka Children’s Theatre.

 

St John the Divine

 

£966 to commission an independent access audit to inform the new build garden room and accessibility of the church building.

 

War on Want

 

£1,200 for the costs of commissioning an independent access audit on the HQ building in Shepherdess Walk.

 

Whittington Park Community Association

 

£100,000 for access and improvement works at Hocking Hall, Whittington Park.

 

Older Londoners
Age UK Redbridge, Barking & Havering

 

£126,460 over three years (£42,380, £41,850, £42,230) towards two Care Navigator posts for Redbridge and Barking & Dagenham and associated project costs.

 

Alzheimer’s Society

 

£144,700 over three years (£46,200; £49,000; £49,500) towards the costs of a Side by Side Co-ordinator and associated running costs.

 

My Life Films

 

£48,000 over two years (2 x £24,000) for the costs of creating biographical films for 32 people with dementia in London and a contribution to core costs.

 

Reducing Poverty
Migrants Resource Centre

 

£94,500 over three years (£30,500, £31,500, £32,500), contributing to a Senior Caseworker post, Legal Administrator and Supervising Solicitor salaries, and associated running costs.

 

Redbridge Citizens Advice Bureau

 

£142,400 over three years (£47,500; £48,500; £46,400) for the part-time Outreach Project Officer’s salary, other existing staff time and towards project costs of the GP referral project.

 

Release Legal Emergency and Drugs Service Ltd

 

£136,000 over three years (£43,500; £45,500; £47,000) for the salary of a part-time Advice Worker, on-costs; and costs associated with supervision of the post.

 

Tower Hamlets Law Centre

 

£150,000 over three years (£75,000, £50,000, £25,000) towards core costs including staffing & overheads; and for the establishment of a supporters’ network, individual giving scheme and the implementation of a corporate sponsorship scheme.

 

Strengthening London’s Voluntary Sector
Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG)

 

£110,000 over two years (2 x £55,000) for the “BAME Connectivity Programme” with funding to cover the costs of a part-time Project Manager and support costs.

 

Sutton Borough Volunteer Bureau

 

£119,300 over three years (£41,800; £38,800; £38,700) for a Community Connect Co-ordinator; production of Good Practice Guidance; and association project and organisational costs.

 

West London Zone

 

£90,000 over three years (3 x £30,000) towards the part-time salaries of a Partnerships Manager and Data & Systems Manager.

 

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