In our second Committee of 2020, our Committee approved grants totalling just over £5m. This comprised 41 grants, large and small, supporting organisations that reach those in London in greatest need.
Advice and Support
|Maggie Keswick Jencks Cancer Caring Centres Trust|| |
£200,000 over five years towards the salary and on costs of a Senior Welfare Rights and Benefits Worker in London.
|Just for Kids Law|| |
£100,000 over three years of core support for JFKL’s holistic casework in London, including rent and core expenditure.
|Age UK Merton|| |
£248,000 over five years towards the costs of a full-time advice worker, management costs and associated running costs.
|Disability Law Service|| |
£100,000 over five years towards core costs. This funding is for a maximum of one third of the organisation’s unfunded core costs, reflecting the proportion of its beneficiaries that are Londoners, which is c.30%.
Connecting the Capital
|Council of Somali Organisations|| |
£145,000 over three years towards a salary and associated costs of a project to support SCVOs in influencing decisions affecting Somalis in London.
|Upswing Aerial Limited|| |
£96,000 over three years for Homemade Circus workshops in residential care homes and to update an associated Toolkit.
|Young Camden Foundation|| |
£135,000 over three years as core funding to support the Young Camden Foundation’s work for voluntary sector organisations working with children and young people.
|Castlehaven Community Association|| |
£143,000 over three years towards the salary and associated running costs of the Greenworks Co-ordinator plus project running costs.
|Children Ahead Ltd|| |
£250,000 over five years towards the costs of psychotherapeutic and other mental health support to young people, both boys and girls.
|Froglife Trust|| |
£244,200 over five years for the salary of a Project Manager and running costs for the Leaping Forward for Dementia project.
|Kentish Town Community Centre|| |
£31,000 over two years towards the costs of a Support Worker, Project Manager and related resources for Kentish Town Community Centre’s weekly classes for older people.
|Sported Foundation|| |
£275,000 over three years toward the salaries of the Project Manager, Regional Manager, and Member Engagement Manager, plus evaluation and other running costs to launch the Connected Communities London model.
|St Margaret’s House Settlement|| |
A grant of £104,960 over three years towards the salary, running and project management costs of the arts programme for disabled adults.
|Cripplegate Foundation|| |
£95,000 over 2 further and final years towards staffing and operational costs of the Saturday Socials older persons programme delivered through Islington Giving.
|Wac Arts|| |
£100,000 towards the capital costs of improved access facilities to the Old Town Hall.
|St Paul’s Church West Hackney|| |
£105,000 over 3 years towards the Posh Club Co-Ordinator’s salary, Kitchen Manager’s salary and towards associated running costs to deliver TPC events per annum for older people.
|Rushey Green Timebank (RGTB)|| |
£323,500 over 5 years towards a Director of Lewisham Local plus associated running costs for the development and consolidation of Lewisham Local.
|ETNA Community Centre|| |
£5,000 for an access audit.
|Rushey Green Timebank (RGTB)|| |
£94,000 over 2 further and final years towards the salary of a Co-ordinator and freelance sessional staff and associated costs of maintaining and developing the community green space.
|Docklands Sailing Centre Trust|| |
£2,520 to meet the costs of an access audit along with the provision of 1-day disability equality and awareness training for staff.
|Inspire St James|| |
£4,500 for an independent access audit and design appraisal.
|Pleasance Theatres Trust Ltd|| |
£2,500 towards the costs of an access audit and equalities training for Pleasance Theatres Trust’s Islington site.
|Sound Minds|| |
£63,000 over five years for core costs to underpin the successful running of the organisation through and beyond the recruitment and hand-over of a new CEO.
|Havering Theatre Trust Limited|| |
£100,000 towards capital access improvements to the public foyer, entrance, auditorium, backstage, and learning and participation areas.
|Leaders in Community (LiC)|| |
£2,000 to provide an eco-audit.
|Kids Can Achieve|| |
£183,600 over three years towards the salary of one Family Worker; individual and family therapy sessions and a contribution to building and organisational running costs.
£44,000 over 2 further and final years for the salary of the Women’s Support Worker and for the costs of delivering ESOL Classes to Entry-level and level 1 standard.
|Chaos Theory|| |
£89,900 over two further and final years for a full time Senior Violence Interrupter and associated running costs.
|School-Home Support|| |
£108,500 over three years for the salary and associated costs of a School-Home Support Practitioner to support the positive transitions of young people with mental ill health in Alternative Provision.
|Spinal Injuries Association|| |
£248,200 over 5 years for a Project Support Officer and associated running costs to provide support, advice and advocacy for people experiencing spinal cord injury in London.
|Jewish Women’s Aid||£248,700 over 5 years for a Domestic Abuse Worker and associated costs for its London service.|
|Aurora Foundation for People Abused in Childhood||£28,400 made up of £18,400 over one year towards therapists’ fees, clinical supervision, premises and management costs and £10,000 to develop a robust fundraising plan and develop better links with local statutory providers.|
|Chinese Mental Health Association|| |
£260,900 over 5 years for a Co-ordinator, Support Worker, volunteer expenses and running costs for the Chinese Wellbeing Service.
|Graeae Theatre Company|| |
£260,400 towards the salary costs of the Training and Learning Co-ordinator and associated costs of the Rollettes, The Young Company and The Ensemble Intensive training programmes.
|Generate Opportunities Ltd|| |
£117,500 over three years towards the salaries of two Generate Voices Co-ordinators and associated project running costs.
|Macular Disease Society|| |
£85,000 over three years towards the salary and on-costs of a London Regional Manager, volunteer costs, direct management and related running costs.
|Urban Partnership Group|| |
£150,000 over three years for an ESOL tutor; Volunteer training; a contribution to creche facilities; exam registration and project management and administration costs.
|Free2B Alliance|| |
£93,760 over 5 years for the salary, travel, management and clinical supervision costs for the Free2Talk service for young Londonders.
|Big Red Bus Club Charlton|| |
£29,500 over three years towards the staffing and related running costs of pre-entry level group ESOL stay and play sessions for parents of under-fives.
|Alliance for Inclusive Education|| |
£109,700 over two further and final years towards an Inclusion Champion post, the Policy Co-ordinator and a proportion of the Director’s time and the Communications Officer, as well as the costs of developing the e-hub, and training and capacity building costs.
Small Grants – Bridging Divides
|Talitha Arts|| |
£6,700 for the salary of an Artistic Director to deliver therapeutic arts sessions to aid the recovery process for traumatised women.