£2 million awarded to groups across London

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At the Trust’s recent Committee meeting in January, grants totalling almost £2 million were agreed to charities & projects across London.

Grants awarded included:

In addition, the Trust awarded grants to two local giving schemes in the London Boroughs of Camden and Haringey. This follows similar awards to help establish giving initiatives in a number of Boroughs including Sutton, Barnet, Camden, Hammersmith & Fulham and Lewisham, using the model first established by Islington Giving and developed by London’s Giving.

 

Investing in Londoners

 

Greening the Third Sector – Eco Audits

Kentish Town City Farm

 

£2,600 to provide an eco-audit.

 

St John the Evangelist Church, Kingston

 

£2,600 to provide an eco-audit.

 

 

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Community Action For Refugees and Asylum Seekers

 

£84,520 over three years (£27,520; £27,780; £29,220) towards the part-time salary costs of the Project Co-ordinator and associated running costs of the ESOL programme.

 

High Trees Community Development Trust

 

£133,300 over three years (£43,800; £44,400; £45,100) towards the cost of a Project Co-ordinator, Lead ESOL Tutor, Assistant ESOL Tutor and associated project costs.

 

 

Improving Londoners’ Mental Health

Helen Bamber Foundation

 

£100,000 over two years (2 x £50,000) towards the salary of the Head Therapist and associated costs for the delivery, evaluation and dissemination of the three-stage process to recovery for individuals in London exposed to enduring trauma.

 

 

Making London More Inclusive

Ealing Mencap

 

£77,200 over three years (£26,100; £25,600; £25,500) for a part-time Travel and Transport Advice caseworker and associated project costs.

 

Eye Music Trust

 

£87,900 over three years (3 x £29,300) towards the sessional staff, workshops, coordination and associated running costs to deliver a mobile “Colourscape” in Special Educational Needs Schools across London.

 

Millwall Community Trust

 

£111,400 over three years (£38,600; £36,300; £36,500) towards the salary of a part-time Independent Living Officer and associated project and administration costs for a project working with disabled young Londoners aged 16–25.

 

Vital Xposure

 

£57,200 over two years (2 x £28,600) towards the costs of Vital Exposure’s work to develop and deliver inclusive theatre.

 

 

Older Londoners

Entelechy Arts

 

£120,000 over three years (3 x £40,000) for the salary of a part-time Volunteer Co-ordinator, part-time Project Administrator and towards the associated running costs for the Meet Me on the Move, Meet Me at the Movies and befriending programme.

 

Irish Chaplaincy in Britain

 

£105,000 over three years (3 x £35,000) for the salary of a Pastoral Outreach Worker and associated project costs.

 

Spitalfields Music

 

£90,000 over three years (3 x £30,000) towards “The Endless Imagination” arts programme in care homes.

 

 

Reducing Poverty

East European Resource Centre

 

£110,300 over three years (£36,100; £36,800; £37,400) for the part-time Senior Welfare Advice Worker; part-time Helpline & Support Officer and associated running costs to provide welfare advice and support to the Eastern European community across London.

 

Homeless Action in Barnet

 

£90,000 over three years (3 x £30,000) towards the salary, support and management costs of a full-time Resettlement Officer.

 

Positive East

 

£111,900 over three years (£36,200; £37,300; £38,400) for the full-time post of Advice Service Worker.

 

Exceptional Grants

Catholic Children’s Society (Westminster)

 

£10,000 towards the costs of a three week summer play programme based at St Charles Primary School.

 

Chicken Shed Theatre Trust

 

£8,490 over one year towards the costs of providing free weekly performing arts sessions for a minimum of 20 young people affected by the Grenfell fire.

 

Eton Fives Association

 

£4,000 to provide free coaching sessions for young people, through to July 2018.

 

Flying Gorillas

 

£10,000 over one year to provide free workshops and activities for young people in the Grenfell area.

 

Friends of Leighton House

 

£1,985 for the costs of providing two activity days between December 2017 and March 2018 for families in the Grenfell area.

 

Home Start Westminster

 

£10,000 towards over one year towards the salary costs of a Co-ordinator to provide for families in the Grenfell area.

 

Hornimans Adventure Playground Association

 

£10,000 over one year towards the costs of additional sessional playworkers to increase the level of service offered to young people.

 

Lancaster West Community Children’s Network

 

£10,000 over one year towards the costs of providing school holiday activities for young people in the Grenfell area.

 

Play Association Hammersmith and Fulham

 

£10,000 over year towards Playworker costs to provide school holiday activities for young people.

 

QPR in the Community Trust

 

£10,000 over one year towards the costs of a youth engagement project for young people in the Grenfell area.

 

Rugby Portobello Trust

 

£10,000 over one year towards the costs of providing a free programme of activities for young people in the Grenfell area.

 

Sport & Leisure Management Ltd

 

£10,000 over one year towards the salary and other costs of a Community Sports Activator and for a summer holiday programme in 2018.

 

Sport4Health

 

£6,600 over one year for the costs of weekly after-school badminton sessions for girls and young women in the Grenfell area.

 

Venture Community Association

 

£10,000 over one year towards the costs of providing play activities in school holidays for young people in the Grenfell area.

 

Strategic Initiatives

Bridge Renewal Trust

 

£105,000 over two years (£56,700; £48,300) towards the salary of a Director for Haringey Giving, as part of the London’s Giving network of place-based giving schemes.

 

Camden Giving

 

£60,000 over two years (2 x £30,000) towards the salary of a Relationship Manager.

 

Federation of London Youth Clubs

 

£400,000 towards a series of activities and programmes for member organisations and young people.

 

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