The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington

http://www.mercers.co.uk

(Registered Charity No: 1087167)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Main Overlaps with other Grant Makers
Sole supporter: 6% by number, 5% by value.
By ValueBy Number
National Lottery43%47%
Garfield Weston Foundation39%47%
City Bridge Trust31%44%
Co-operative Group27%16%
The Clothworkers Foundation25%22%
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation23%16%
The Henry Smith Charity22%28%
The Big Lottery Fund21%19%
Comic Relief14%9%
The Blagrave Trust14%6%
Where are the Beneficiaries?
Grants made
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In this period they've made 32 significant donations to registered charities totalling £2,491,138

When Amount Grantee Donors To be used for
28/03/2019 £86,713 Passage 7? Home for Good prevents repeat homelessness by supporting volunteers partnered with someone with experience of homelessness, encouraging them in their goals and building community links.
28/03/2019 £41,547 Feeding Britain 5? A mobile community food bus to provide affordable nutritious food, advice services, and community spaces in the ward of Roehampton.
08/03/2019 £334,968 Scout Association 10? The Scouts Early Years Mercers Pilot, improving literacy and communication skills among early years in different communities across London
08/03/2019 £302,744 National Literacy Trust 6? Early Words Together for London, to give early years children the literacy skills to succeed in life
08/03/2019 £262,076 Chickenshed Theatre Company 3? Research and Development: Targeted Creative Learning Toolkit for home and school to increase Early Years Language, Numeracy and Literacy Attainment
14/02/2019 £165,000 The Cares Family Limited 3? East London Cares; bringing together young professionals and older people to reduce loneliness
30/01/2019 £70,000 Clockhouse Community Centre 1? The Learning and Living Hub, a training and advice centre
30/01/2019 £45,000 Beyond Food Foundation 1? The United Kitchen Apprenticeship
22/01/2019 £48,097 Mental Health Foundation 7? Creating Communities through working with older people with mental health problems in sheltered housing
06/12/2018 £36,391 Shapeshifter Productions 3? The Smiling Sessions - empowering older voices through music.
06/12/2018 £49,602 Roundabout 4? Making connections & reducing loneliness amongst older adults who are physically frail and/or have dementia, in residential homes & day centres in Islington and Camden, using dramatherapy to meet their mental health needs and develop greater engagement
06/12/2018 £22,800 Living Paintings Trust 4? Enhancing wellbeing for elderly visually impaired people in London with resources that educate, entertain and inspire. Touch to See books will be enjoyed at home or through Book Clubs that bring people together regularly in their local community.
06/12/2018 £32,500 Golden-Oldies Charity Building Connections - introducing the work of the charity and award-winning intergenerational primary school programme in the East London Boroughs, extending across boundaries by developing sessions across Essex into the Capital.
06/12/2018 £30,000 Feltham Arts Association 3? Creating Together - Arts for Older People
06/12/2018 £50,000 Claremont Project (Islington) 5? Together We Matter: Improving Connections for Older People.
17/10/2018 £95,350 Southwark Diocesan WelCare 3? Inner London Child & Family Support Service
17/10/2018 £21,600 Mildmay Mission Hospital 3? Chaplaincy at Mildmay
17/10/2018 £75,000 Caritas - Anchor House 4? Aspirations Programme - Core Costs
17/10/2018 £30,000 CARIS Camden: C4WS Homeless Project 5? Salary Contribution to the Project Manager
28/09/2018 £50,000 Renewal Programme 4? ARRT (the two Rs represent Rosetta Arts and The Renewal Programme)
28/09/2018 £39,238 IROKO Theatre Company 2? Forever Young Project
28/09/2018 £89,131 Hillingdon Carers 6? Caring Connections - a training, creativity and peer support programme for older carers to mitigate the negative impacts of caring in later life.
04/07/2018 £39,541 Mental Fight Club 6? Create, Relate, Integrate, Wellbeing Services at The Dragon Cafe
04/07/2018 £90,000 Khulisa 11? Reintegrate: empowering excluded people to thrive in the community
04/07/2018 £50,000 Help on Your Doorstep 5? Help on Your Doorstep - Connect and Good Neighbours Schemes
04/07/2018 £28,000 Enfield Citizens Advice Bureaux Services 9? Church and CAB Working Together to Tackle Food Poverty
04/07/2018 £94,000 Community Links 7? Community Solutions, strengthening place-based work at Asta Community Hub enabling adults and families in Silvertown to connect and engage in activities supporting their wellbeing
04/07/2018 £59,844 Bede House Association 9? Finding Fresh Purpose: a volunteering and peer support programme
27/06/2018 £37,626 Attend 7? Walking through the walls - bringing life and wellbeing to the elders in residential care homes
27/06/2018 £46,370 Age UK Lewisham and Southwark 7? Positive Minds
27/06/2018 £18,000 Advice Support Knowledge Information 5? From Dependency to Change
03/05/2018 £50,000 Katherine Low Settlement 9? Katherine Low Settlement's Elder's Programme
Main office

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Objectives

(A) THE PROVISION OF HOUSING ACCOMMODATION FOR POOR WOMEN, WITH A PREFERENCE FOR WIDOWS, OF NOT LESS THAN 50 YEARS OF AGE WHO LIVE IN THE GREATER LONDON AREA; AND (B) THE PROVISION OF HOUSING ACCOMMODATION FOR POOR WOMEN OF NOT LESS THAN 55 YEARS OF AGE. THE TRUSTEE MAY PERMIT THE HUSBAND OR BROTHER OF AN ALMSPEOPLE TO RESIDE WITH HER IN THE ALMSHOUSE; AND (C) SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE RESIDENTS AS THE TRUSTEE DECIDES. (D) THE RELIEF OF PERSONS WHO ARE IN NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS, WITH A PREFERENCE FOR MEMBERS OF THE MERCERS' COMPANY AND THEIR FAMILIES, BY: (1) MAKING GRANTS OF MONEY TO THEM; OR (11) PROVIDING OR PAYING FOR GOODS, SERVICES OR FACILITIES FOR THEM; OR (111) MAKING GRANTS OF MONEY TO OTHER PERSONS WHO OR BODIES WHICH PROVIDE GOODS, SERVICES OR FACILITIES TO THOSE IN NEED.