£2.8 million awarded at the Trust’s September meeting


At our latest Grants meeting on 20th September, our Committee agreed grants totalling just over £2.8 million for work tackling disadvantage across Greater London.

These included:

In addition, £50,000 each was awarded to Kensington & Chelsea Citizens Advice Bureau Service and London Emergencies Trust for work in response to the Grenfell Tower disaster. This is in addition to eighteen grants totalling £114,480 previously agreed by the Trust for summer activities in the Kensington & Chelsea area.


Investing in Londoners

English for Speakers of Other Languages
Holy Trinity English Classes


£2,500 over three years (£800, £850, £850) towards the salaries of sessional ESOL tutors.


Improving London’s Environment
Chelsea Physic Garden Company


£86,300 over three years (£20,400; £32,600; £33,300) towards the salary and on-costs of a full-time Education and Outreach Officer.


Triangle Adventure Playground Association


£48,300 over three years (£16,430, £14,960, £16,910) for the salary of a sessional Environmental Play worker and related project costs.


Improving Londoner’s Mental Health


Gendered Intelligence CIC




£125,100 over three years (£41,600, £41,700, £41,800) for the full-time salary of the Volunteering Project Coordinator and associated project costs.


Making London Safer
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children


£270,000 over three further and final years (3 x £90,000) towards the salary costs of two Protect and Respect Case Workers, for Croydon and East London respectively.


Stop the Traffik


£98,400 over three years (£32,200, £32,800, £33,400) for the full-time salary of the Modern Slavery Network and Community Engagement Coordinator in London.


Older Londoners
Age UK Ealing (AUKE)


£90,000 over two years (2 x £45,000) contributing to Neighbourly Connector, Telephone Support Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator posts, along with associated costs of the Connector service.


Marylebone Bangladesh Society Ltd


£66,000 over two years (2 x £33,000) for the salary costs of an Older People’s Project Development Worker and associated project costs for an Older People’s Health and Well-being Project.


Reducing Poverty


£87,000 over two further and final years (£43,000; £44,000) for the salary of a full-time London Projects Manager and volunteer training costs.


Island Advice Centre


£148,000 over three years (£48,600, £49,400, £50,000) for a full-time Welfare Benefits Case Worker, along with associated costs and costs for training and supporting volunteers.


Legal Advice Centre (University House)


£132,900 over three years (3 x £44,300) towards a full-time Volunteer Coordinator and Caseworker to oversee the expansion of the Advocacy programme.


Sangam Association of Asian Women


£182,800 over three years (£61,200, £59,800, £61,800) for a full-time Debt Advice case worker, along with training delivery and recruitment and support of volunteers.


Resettlement and Rehabilitation of Offenders
Working Chance


£117,000 over three years (£35,000, £40,500, £41,500) for a full-time Recruitment Coach and associated project costs.


Strengthening London’s Voluntary Sector
Ethical Property Foundation


£150,000 over three years (£60,000; £50,000; £40,000) towards core salaries and running costs to continue to provide a property advice service to benefit London’s voluntary and community organisations.




£162,700 over three years (£53,000; £54,200; £55,500) towards the salaries of the Head of Not-For-Profits Programme, Caseworker, Head of Programme, and associated running costs.


London Legal Support Trust


£300,000 over two years (2 x £150,000) towards core salary and other costs to support the provision of Centres of Excellence in Greater London.


Project Oracle Evidence Hub


£90,000 over three years (3 x £30,000) towards work to improve the quality and quantity of evidence in the children and youth sector in London.


Small Charities Coalition


£100,000 over two years (2 x £50,000) for the delivery of the Building Resilience programme by Small Charities Coalition in London.


The Integrate Agency CIC


£4,944 for the delivery of training sessions and associated materials to IT professionals; brokerage matching expertise with requested need by charities; and development of a microsite for information sharing.


Exceptional Grants

Kensington & Chelsea Citizens Advice Bureau Service


£50,000 towards the salary of a Response Manager to co-ordinate pro-bono relationships and workforce as well as relationships with other local providers.
London Emergencies Trust


£50,000 towards the running costs of London Emergencies Trust.


Strategic Initiatives

Ballet Rambert Ltd


£750 for the costs of participating in the Lord Mayor’s Show 2017.


Core Arts


£1,683 for the costs of participating in the Lord Mayor’s Show 2017.


London Symphony Orchestra Limited


£3,000 for the costs of participating in the Lord Mayor’s Show 2017.


Trust for London


£100,000 towards the overall costs of the Citizenship and Integration Initiative.


Anniversary Programme

Infrastructure support – Bridge Fund

Greater London Volunteering£350,000 to secure the first year of operation of the London Hub.


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