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London Gypsies And Travellers

What it does
    We support Travellers and Gypsies living in London: to influence decisions affecting their lives; to improve their quality of life and the opportunities available to them and to challenge the discrimination they routinely experience.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
  • Throughout London
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1072111
  • First registered on 24/10/1998
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Filed on
31/03/2018 £338,488 £244,675 £93,813 31/01/2019
31/03/2017 £271,957 £310,414 -£38,457 29/01/2018
31/03/2016 £317,670 £309,344 £8,326 31/01/2017
31/03/2015 £316,919 £325,532 -£8,613 26/01/2016
31/03/2014 £317,751 £338,557 -£20,806 22/01/2015
31/03/2013 £367,393 £317,873 £49,520 15/01/2014
31/03/2012 £264,933 £283,899 -£18,966 15/01/2013
31/03/2011 £331,593 £333,126 -£1,533 18/01/2012
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 6 grant making charities totalling £662,182

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£50,000
28/02/2019
Tudor Trust over one year as continuation funding, on an unrestricted basis, for an organisation providing advice, advocacy and support to Gypsy and Traveller communities across London
£49,241
29/01/2019
Lloyds Bank Foundation The charity offers a range of support to people from Gypsy/Traveller and Roma communities. It delivers focused support relating to homelessness, unemployment and domestic violence.
£30,000
31/10/2018
Greater London Authority Research to support development of a proposal for introducing negotiated stopping in London. This should help to manage unauthorised developments in London.
£30,000
31/10/2018
Greater London Authority Research to support development of a proposal for introducing negotiated stopping in London. This should help to manage unauthorised developments in London.
£105,000
31/05/2018
Trust for London The funding is for our advocacy and policy work to increase the capacity of Gypsies and Travellers to be involved in: shaping housing and planning policies the delivery of culturally suitable accommodation (e.g. caravan sites, stopping places, low cost family homes etc.) campaigning for inclusive neighbourhoods and social infrastructure
£99,900
07/02/2018
National Lottery Mapping the pathway to equality – Gypsy and Traveller history and heritage in London
£79,241
30/03/2017
Lloyds Bank Foundation The charity offers a range of support to people from Gypsy/Traveller and Roma communities. It delivers focused support relating to homelessness, unemployment and domestic violence.
£70,000
28/02/2017
Tudor Trust over two years as continuation core funding for an organisation providing advice, advocacy and support to Gypsy and Traveller communities across London
£50,000
28/02/2017
Joseph Rowntree Foundation Gypsies and Travellers in London - mapping the pathway to equality
£24,800
30/11/2015
Tudor Trust over one year as continuation funding to provide the secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Gypsies Travellers and Roma, while a longer-term solution to supporting and funding the APPG is found
£24,000
31/08/2014
Tudor Trust over one year as an interim grant towards the salary of a worker to support the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Gypsies Travellers and Roma, while longer-term APPG support structure and funding is resolved
£50,000
31/05/2014
Tudor Trust over two years as continuation core funding towards for this Gypsy and Traveller organisation which provides advice, advocacy, campaigning and youth work
Governance
Trustees (10)
  • Marian Mahoney
  • Stephen Cottle
  • Sarah Taylor
  • Olatunji Abiola Makanju
  • Claire Cooper
  • Tessa Buchanan
  • Dr Holly-Gale Millette
  • Dr Sarah Edwards
  • Richard Bennett
  • Giorgio Mariani
Main office

London Gypsies and Travellers
Mildmay Community Centre
Woodville Road
London
N16 8NA

Objectives

(1) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION OF TRAVELLERS AND THEIR CHILDREN (2) THE PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION OF HEALTH AND THE RELIEF OF TRAVELLERS WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF NEED, HARDSHIP, SICKNESS AND DISTRESS; (3) THE PROMOTION OF GOOD COMMUNITY RELATIONS PARTICULARLY BY ADVANCING THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND PROMOTING AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE TRAVELLER WAY OF LIFE.