Over £5.5m approved in latest grant round

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In our first Committee of 2020, our Committee approved grants totalling £5.5m. This comprised 44 grants, large and small, supporting organisations that reach those in London in greatest need.

 

Disabled young Londoners interested in pursuing a career in inclusive design related work received support via a grant to Habinteg Housing Association Ltd for £332,00; older carers’ charity Grandparents Plus received £165,250 over three years for a Project Manager to adapt and establish their Compassionate Neighbours project to support older, frail, socially isolated people in Bromley.

 

A specialist service supporting Deaf women and their children escaping domestic abuse to re-build their lives independently received £260,000 towards a Children and Families Support Worker.

 

A wonderfully vital and innovative project called Wheels for Wellbeing received £288,400 over 5 years for fully accessible and inclusive cycling opportunities in South London.

 

Anniversary employability programme

Anniversary Programme

Habinteg Housing Association Ltd

 

£332,000 over three years for the costs of a programme to train, mentor and support disabled young Londoners to develop a career in inclusive design related work.

 

Bridging Divides

Advice and Support

Crosslight Advice

 

£68,600 over two further and final years towards the costs of an Operations Manager.

 

Disability Rights UK

 

£175,000 over five years towards the salaries, operating and management costs of the London element of the Independent Living Helpline and Members’ Advice Line.

 

Grandparents Plus

 

£211,900 over 5 years towards a Senior Advice Worker (London) and associated costs.

 

Connecting the Capital

All Saints Church Notting Hill

 

£3,060 for an independent access audit.

 

Bexley Voluntary Service Council

 

£83,100 over two further and final years towards the impact development project.

 

Community Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services

 

£110,550 for a Health and Wellbeing Outreach Worker to deliver mental health support services to isolated clients at a range of venues across the borough.

 

Haven

 

£100,000 towards the purchase and installation costs of an accessible lift at the new Haven centre in King’s Cross.

 

Museum of London Archaeology

 

£82,000 over two further and final years for the salary of a Senior Community Archaeologist and associated costs towards the delivery of the Thames Discovery Programmes Community Bridges Project.

 

Revolving Doors Agency

 

£133,130 over 5 years to support the costs of further developing the London Regional User Forum.

 

St Christopher’s Hospice

 

£165,250 over three years for the salary and associated costs of a Project Manager to adapt and establish Compassionate Neighbours to support older, frail, socially isolated people in Bromley.

 

St Pancras Community Association

 

£125,000 over five years for a Co-Ordinator, activities, and associated running costs of the Golden Years programme.

 

Step by Step

 

£247,700 over five years towards the salary and running costs of dedicated weekly arts, crafts and music sessions for 48 disabled young people aged 4 – 18 years.

 

StreetGames

 

£90,100 over 2 further and final years towards the costs of a Project Field Worker and on-costs for a volunteer management support programme for 60 Doorstep Sport organisations across London.

 

Sutton Community Farm

 

£60,000 over two further and final years towards the salary of the Head of Production and a contribution towards the Farm Business Manager’s post.

 

Tempo Time Credits Ltd

 

£202,000 over four years towards the development of Time Credits networks in London.

 

Wheels for Wellbeing

 

£288,400 over 5 years towards the provision of fully accessible inclusive cycling opportunities in Lewisham, Croydon and Lambeth.

 

Young Hammersmith and Fulham Foundation

 

£200,000 over five years towards the salary costs of a Business Development Manager and a Consortium Development Manager plus project-related costs.

 

Positive Transitions

Ambition Aspire Achieve

 

£127,000 over 3 years towards the salary costs of the Operations Manager, a new SEND Coordinator, sessional staff and project activities to deliver services for young people with special educational needs or disabilities transitioning into adulthood.

 

Bede House Association

 

£260,000 over 5 years for the salary of the Starfish Domestic Violence Project Manager plus on-costs.

 

BEYONDAUTISM

 

£178,000 over 5 years for the salary of a specialist vocational practitioner along with the production costs of an employment toolkit for a programme that will help maximise workforce participation of young people with autistic spectrum disorders.

 

Groundswell Network Support UK

 

£85,000 for a further and final two years towards the salary of a Project Manager, staff and volunteer training and associated running costs for the HHPA project.

 

Lewisham Parent and Carer’s Forum

 

£40,500 over three years for the two Specialist Development Workers and running costs for the Butterfly Project.

 

MAN&BOY

 

£23,500 over 5 years towards the costs of a Services and Engagement Co-ordinator to develop the reach and expand the capacity of the Charity.

 

NOVA new opportunities

 

£150,000 over five years towards WCP Programme Manager and new WCP Assistant.

 

Roundabout

 

£125,600 over five years towards the costs of the salaries of the two co-Chief Executives over five years.

 

SignHealth

 

£260,000 over 5 years towards a Children and Families Support Worker, for a specialist service supporting Deaf women and their children who are escaping domestic abuse to re-build their lives with increased resilience, independence and well-being.

 

Sutton Mencap

 

£156,400 over 3 years towards a Digital Paths to Inclusion programme which combines the use of digital technology with increasing the voice of people with a learning disability in their local community.

 

Waltham Forest Churches Night Shelter Ltd (WFCNS)

 

£296,000 over five years for the salary and on-costs of employing a CBT Therapist and associated project costs, with a contribution to core costs.

 

Young Roots

 

£288,500 over five years for 1 Croydon Caseworker along with support and on-costs associated with the service for young refugees and asylum seekers.

 

Eco Audits

Anna Freud Centre

 

£2,200 to provide an eco-audit.

 

Family Based Solutions

 

£1,600 to provide an eco audit.

 

Furzedown Project

 

£2,000 to provide an eco-audit.

 

Helen Bamber Foundation

 

£2,200 to provide an Eco Audit.

 

Pleasance Theatres Trust Ltd

 

£2,400 to provide an eco audit.

 

St Augustine’s, Colindale

 

£1,800 to provide an eco-audit.

 

Stonegrove Communtiy Trust

 

£2,600 to provide an eco-audit.

 

The New Cross Gate Trust

 

£1,600 to provide an eco audit.

 

Small Grants – Bridging Divides

Federation of London Youth Clubs

 

£50,000 over one year for the salary costs of a Membership Development Manager and related costs for a programme to support the development and capacity of youth organisations in several outer London boroughs.

 

Strategic Initiatives

London Funders

 

£300,000 over three years towards the further development of the London’s Giving movement.

 

New Local Government Network

 

£12,500 towards research into community mobilisation and the role of local government in this space.

 

Shift Foundation

 

£59,000 over six months to the Shift Foundation for its partnership project with the West London Zone and the Dartington Service Design Lab to build the early years ecosystem through better use of data and insight.

 

Trust for London

 

£400,000 over 3 years to Trust for London to establish a joint fund for Phase 2 of the Strengthening Voices – Realising Rights initiative to support work tackling the root causes of poverty and disadvantage amongst Deaf and Disabled Londoners.

 

Cripplegate Foundation

 

£20,000 towards Phase 1 of developing the fundraising and communication campaign for the ‘Islington Together’ parthership between Islington Giving and Islington Council.

 

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