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Praxis Community Projects

What it does
  • At Praxis, we believe that migrants and refugees should be welcomed, and their human rights respected. We help people to live in safety, to integrate, and to thrive. We support vulnerable migrants with a holistic range of services providing practical and emotional support. We fight for justice and empower people to have their voices heard.
Who works here
  • 24 employees and 30 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Education/training
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Amateur Sport
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
  • Throughout London
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1078945
  • First registered on 13/01/2000
UN SDGs
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Good health & wellbeing
Decent Work & Economic Growth
Reduced Inequalities
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £1,591,232 £1,439,094 £152,138 3 24 30 06/12/2018
31/03/2017 £1,601,507 £1,443,462 £158,045 £205,415 2 23 32 06/12/2017
31/03/2016 £1,580,779 £1,321,631 £259,148 £132,978 1 21 26 02/12/2016
31/03/2015 £1,181,882 £1,556,179 -£374,297 -£126,170 25 20 22/12/2015
31/03/2014 £1,304,500 £1,423,948 -£119,448 £248,127 3 25 25 21/01/2015
31/03/2013 £1,200,176 £1,399,305 -£199,129 £367,575 3 25 12 11/11/2013
31/03/2012 £1,466,754 £1,282,466 £184,288 £566,704 5 23 0 06/12/2012
31/03/2011 £1,504,587 £1,400,980 £103,607 £382,416 3 27 0 21/10/2011
31/03/2010 £1,764,610 £1,618,500 £146,110 £278,809 1 30 0 26/11/2010
31/03/2009 £1,323,778 £1,310,264 £13,514 £132,699 1 25 0 27/10/2009
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 7 grant making charities totalling £1,679,929

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£75,000
31/01/2018
Tudor Trust over two years as continuation funding, on an unrestricted basis, for a charity supporting migrants and refugees with welfare and immigration advice, group work and specialist services in London
£20,000
31/12/2017
AB Charitable Trust £20,000 towards core costs
£124,100
30/11/2016
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' salary of an Advice and Support Worker at a project providing one to one casework to asylum seekers, migrants and refugees in London
£15,000
31/05/2016
AB Charitable Trust £15,000 towards core costs
£499,857
29/02/2016
National Lottery Front-line staff will assess the immediate needs of individuals and provide subsistence such as food and clothing for non EU migrants who are sleeping rough or at risk of homelessness. The support team will link them with advice services including mental health support, asylum support and voluntary return options. Staff and volunteers will work with individuals to devise a plan for addressing the issues around homelessness and immigration issues and help them source accommodation.
£150,000
30/11/2015
Esmee Fairbairn Towards core costs to provide a range of support services to vulnerable migrants in London.
£100,000
31/07/2015
Tudor Trust over two years towards the salary of a new resources director at an organisation providing support to refugees and migrants in London
£10,000
31/03/2015
AB Charitable Trust £10,000 towards core costs
£182,000
31/12/2014
City Bridge Trust £182,000 over three years (£58,000; £58,000; £66,000) for a Caseworker, and related costs, to provide specialist one-to-one advice and support to migrant and refugee women clients who have survived trafficking and/or gender-based violence.
£15,000
31/10/2014
Tudor Trust over one year towards consultancy on the future of a social enterprise which supports migrants and refugees in London to learn English
£26,325
30/09/2014
Esmee Fairbairn An investment in the Praxis Language Gym as a follow-on investment.
£358,941
23/09/2014
National Lottery Not Available
£103,706
30/06/2014
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Supported Options Initiative Phase 2 grant
How effective is it?
Outputs Outcomes
01/04/2016-31/03/2017
1718 Cases handled16779 Nights of accommodation to the homeless
Documents
Impact Report 2017 Research report Download Document
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Governance
Trustees (8)
Main office

PRAXIS
POTT STREET
LONDON
E2 0EF

Objectives

A) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION AND RELIEVE THE POVERTY, SICKNESS AND DISTRESS OF MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC, PARTICULARLY REFUGEES, MIGRANTS AND ASYLUM SEEKERS ( THE BENEFICIAL CLASS) IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY: 1) THE PROVISION OF COUNSELLING TRANSLATING AND INTERPRETING SERVICES REGARDING MATTERS OF IMPORTANCE TO THE BENEFICIARIES OF THE CHARITY INCLUDING THE MATTER OF DETENTION AND RELATED ISSUES 2) THE PROVISION OF ADVICE REGARDING FINANCIAL MATTERS, WELFARE BENEFITS, HOUSING, HEALTH, EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT 3) THE PROVISION OF ESOL CLASSES AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND 4) THE CARRYING OUT OF RESEARCH TO ASSESS THE NEEDS OF THE BENEFICIAL CLASS B) THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE TO THOSE MEMBERS OF THE BENEFICIAL CLASS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES C) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN PARTICULAR THE BENEFICIAL CLASS OF DIFFERENT CULTURES OF THE BENEFICIAL CLASS THROUGH BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THE PROVISION OF ART AND DRAMA WORKSHOPS AND OTHER SIMILAR CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES D) THE PROMOTION OF RACIAL HARMONY BY UNDERTAKING WORKSHOPS WHICH HELP PEOPLE UNDERSTAND THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF RACIST ATTITUDES AND HOW INDIVIDUALS MAY LEARN TO LIVE WITH AND OVERCOME THEM