Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 3 grant making charities totalling £203,000
|Amount/When||Donor||To be used for|
|£108,00013/06/2019||Trust for London||The funding is for Breaking Barrier’s new Aspire programme which supports refugees in London who are underemployed, experiencing in-work poverty and/or who want to develop to progress into roles which are better paid, offer longer-term career prospects, are more aligned with their aspirations and/or make better use of their skills.|
|£20,00030/06/2018||Garfield Weston Foundation||Core cost project towards Breaking Barriers|
|£75,00030/11/2017||Lloyds Bank Foundation||Charity providing paid work placements and mentoring support to refugees and migrants helping them find meaningful long term employment.|
Description: The programme offers refugees bespoke employment support, provided by volunteers in mentoring and advice appointments at London based delivery centres. Support includes writing and teaching English courses at every level, as well as up-skilling clients at employability workshops that assist their integration to life in the UK.
Objectives: To enable refugees in London to acquire the knowledge, confidence and experience they need to secure stable and fulfilling jobs
Intervention period: Dependant on the needs of the individual
|443 Clients supported||85% Of clients that completed a bespoke support programme achieved a positive outcome|
|160 Clients supported through an educational programme|
|424 Clients supported||35 Clients employed by corporate partners|
|133 Clients supported through an educational programme||74% Of clients reported a perceived improvement in written English|
|130 Volunteers supported clients||428 Hours of volunteer support given|
|96% Of clients increased their knowledge of the UK labour market|
Office 202, 2nd Floor, The Frames1 Phipp StreetLondonEC2A 4PS
FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT: A)TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS, THEIR DEPENDANTS AND THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM IN THE UNITED KINGDOM SO AS TO ADVANCE THEM IN LIFE AND ASSIST THEM TO ADAPT WITHIN A NEW COMMUNITY; B)THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT AND FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OF THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS, THEIR DEPENDENTS AND THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, BY THE PROVISION OF VOCATIONAL SKILLS TRAINING, ADVICE AND SUPPORT; C)TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN GENERAL ABOUT THE ISSUES RELATING TO REFUGEES AND THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM; AND D)THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AMONG PEOPLE WHO ARE REFUGEES, THEIR DEPENDENTS OR SEEKING ASYLUM IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED ON THE GROUNDS OF THEIR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC POSITION.