£2m awarded at June Committee Meeting

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The Trust is delighted to announce the award of grants worth just under £2 million at our June 2017 Grants Committee Meeting.

Grants awarded on our Investing in Londoners programme included:

In addition, five Strategic Initiatives were announced, included three grants to provide additional resources and support within the LGBT sector. These resulted from a special meeting of the LGBT sector convened by the Trust and a report by Trust for London called “Still Out There” which identified a number of issues which had led to the closure of some organisations in the sector.

 

Investing in Londoners

Improving Londoners’ Mental Health

 

Respond

 

£95,000 over two years (2 x £47,500) towards the Forensic Service Manager, clinical supervision and oncosts for the forensic service.

 

Improving London’s Environment

 

Oasis Children’s Venture

 

£105,000 over three years (3 x £35,000) towards a Green Prescription Programme for children and young people.

 

Making London More Inclusive

 

Royal Court Theatre

 

£73,700 to refurbish lifts; for additional assisted hearing equipment, improved signalling and signage; upgrades and supplements to emergency evacuation system.

 

The Greenwood Community Centre Charity

 

£890 to commission an independent access audit for the Greenwood Community Centre.

 

 

Making London Safer

 

Suzy Lamplugh Trust

 

£17,400 over one year towards the ‘Reducing Fear. Living Confidently.’ pilot project.

 

Older Londoners

 

Highgate Newtown Community Centre

 

£68,400 over three years (£19,900, £24,020, £24,480) for 75+ Coordinator, activity tutors and associated costs of the 75+ programme.

 

Jacksons Lane

 

£127,800 over three years (£43,100; £42,500; £42,200) for the Together project, including the salary of a freelance Project Coordinator, 2 artists delivering Spare Tyre sessions, and associated project costs.

 

Paintings in Hospitals

 

£59,500 over three years (£19,750; £20,000; £19,750) to contribute to the salary costs of the London Regional Co-ordinator, and associated running costs for the project.

 

Toynbee Hall

 

£98,600 over two years (£49,100; £49,500) to contribute to the salary costs of the Wellbeing Centre and Volunteer Coordinator and associated running costs for the Centre for Wellbeing project.

 

Reducing Poverty

 

Centre 70

 

£100,000 over three years (£33,340; £33,330; £33,330) towards the INSPIRE programme, including the salary of a part-time Project Leader, contributions towards other staff involved in the delivery of the work, and associated project costs.

 

The 999 Club and Lady Florence Trust

 

£123,840 over three years (£40,465, £41,275, £42,100) for the salary of a Senior Advice Worker plus on costs.

 

Resettlement and Rehabilitation of Offenders

 

Hackney Music Development Trust

 

£90,000 over three years (3 x £30,000) towards the costs of a project manager; the costs of the artist/mentors that work with the young people in custody and on release; and associated project costs.

 

Strategic Initiatives

Age UK

 

£337,000 over eighteen months to design and deliver an evaluated model for the prevention of fraud and support for older people affected by fraud.

 

LGBT Consortium

 

£217,000 over three years (£80,000; £69,000; £68,000) to the LGBT Consortium to create and manage an online directory/mapping tool of services in London and to provide capacity-building and general support to the LGBT third sector.

 

Media Trust

 

£720 for the Media Trust to manage the subtitling for ‘Telling Your Stories’ screening at the Barbican.

 

Opening Doors London

 

£165,000 over three years (3 x £55,000) to Opening Doors London for a Training Coordinator  and an Administrator plus other costs for a programme to develop the quality of services provided to older LGBT Londoners by voluntary and statutory agencies.

 

Positive East

 

£281,000 over three years (£108,000; £88,000; £85,000) for the GMI Partnership to expand and diversify its work supporting the LGBT community in London.

 

 

 

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