The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington

Who they support

The Charity’s objects are to: Provide almshouse communities for the elderly, one in London and one in Surrey; Support people in need through grants and by providing or paying for goods, services or facilities

  • The average annual spending of grantees has been £3 million
  • The average age of charities supported has been years.

Grant criteria

The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington provides services as a nonprofit organization. The Organization provides sheltered housing accommodation for older people and supports individuals experiencing need, hardship or distress.

Grant details

The Mercers Company is corporate trustee to a number of charities, including The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington. Over the centuries, The Mercers’ Company has been entrusted with significant charitable gifts and bequests for charitable purposes from Members and other benefactors.

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6 Frederick's Place
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Charity registered in England & Wales, No: 1087167
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Analysis of Grants Made
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In this period 292 donations have been made totalling £20,638,073 to 242 organisations

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Main Overlaps with other Grant Makers ?
By ValueBy Number
The National Lottery Community Fund 63% 68%
Garfield Weston Foundation 47% 45%
City Bridge Trust 42% 42%
The Henry Smith Charity 29% 31%
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport 28% 25%
Co-operative Group 26% 28%
The Clothworkers' Foundation 26% 22%
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation 26% 16%
Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales 25% 25%
Mercers' Charitable Foundation 24% 29%
Sole supporter: 11% by number, 9% by value.
Individual Grants Made
When Amount Annual
Spending
Grantee To be used for
29/11/2023 £105,000 £910,463 JEWISH DEAF ASSOCIATION To alleviate the isolation and loneliness of older Deaf/Deafblind British Sign Language (BSL).
04/10/2023 £68,050 £385,442 ISLINGTON CENTRE FOR REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS Support for vulnerable refugees to feel part of a community.
06/07/2023 £300,000 £450,682 THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (EARLY EDUCATION) SPACE (Supporting Pedagogy, Arts, Creativity & Enabling environments) for all to flourish
06/07/2023 £220,772 £422,458 CORAM FAMILY AND CHILDCARE Increasing parental confidence to develop emergent literacy skills in the home environment
06/07/2023 £45,000 £741,367 DOORSTEP LIBRARY NETWORK To deliver reading groups with children in Camden.
06/07/2023 £267,216 £237,166 THE FATHERHOOD INSTITUTE To support the project developing fathers’ involvement in reading with their young children in positive home-learning environments.
06/07/2023 £45,000 £881,413 THE LITERACY PIRATES To deliver literacy groups for children in Haringey.
06/07/2023 £45,000 £479,979 MINISTRY OF STORIES A creative writing programme for a consortium of Tower Hamlets primary schools.
06/07/2023 £300,000 £2,796,559 NATIONAL DAY NURSERIES ASSOCIATION Maths and Language & Communications Champions programmes that support the educational development of children by embedding maths and literacy learning into play-based activities.
06/07/2023 £88,762 £80,100,000 NATIONAL THEATRE Pilot project integrating drama into primary education curriculum.
06/07/2023 £203,498 £41,906,000 NCFE Early Years Maths Through Storytelling: Storybook approaches to promote mathematical talk and develop maths vocabulary within the home learning environment.
06/07/2023 £45,000 £289,207 PRIMARY SHAKESPEARE COMPANY A project enabling primary school children to write their own opera from scratch: dialogue, libretto and music.
06/07/2023 £45,000 £890,128 WORLD BOOK DAY To provide Reading for Pleasure teaching resources to all educational settings in the UK.
06/07/2023 £287,464 £10,916,864 YOUTH SPORT TRUST Healthy Movers (HM): Using physical literacy (PL) to improve Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) outcomes and school readiness in four deprived boroughs of London.
29/06/2023 £50,000 £60,181 THE KIDS AND YOUNG ADULTS KLUB-SPECIAL NEEDS SUPPORT GROUP (THE KAYAKS) "Kare Kosts; Kayaks Kreate Karing Kommunity". Caring costs, in every sense, to ensure members are supported to continue to care.
19/04/2023 £4,400 £846,340 BACK ON THE MAP Mental health and wellbeing support for charity's staff
19/04/2023 £60,000 FAIRFORD AND LECHLADE AREAS WORKING FOR WELLBEING Delivering help and advice for people in an isolated rural area.
14/03/2023 £50,000 £1,354,222 CHANGE FOUNDATION London Funders Propel Fund: Mind Coach Pilot: To explore how to increase access to vital mental health support for forgotten, unknown and unseen vulnerable young people
14/03/2023 £49,914 £93,682 GO FORWARD YOUTH London Funders Propel Fund: Care Leavers Peer Research Project; exploring the impact of healthy relationships with statutory organisations
14/03/2023 £49,702 SPECTRA CIC London Funders Propel Fund: PRU Pilot: Creative support programme with mentoring for young people at risk of educational exclusion or are already excluded who experience multiple disadvantages
25/01/2023 £90,000 £266,883 KING'S LYNN NIGHT SHELTER To complete the final stage of transforming the Night Shelter from an overnight winter shelter to sustainable 24/7 year round emergency accommodation provision.
25/01/2023 £100,000 £4,414,290 OASIS COMMUNITY HOUSING Basis@Sunderland is a homeless crisis drop-in centre offering free practical support to help people facing rough sleeping and other forms of housing crisis in Sunderland.
25/01/2023 £100,000 £2,507,935 RESOURCES FOR AUTISM Support for parent/carers of autistic children which is local to their community and bespoke to their need.
25/01/2023 £23,600 £190,805 ST LUKE'S MISSION INITIATIVE We are applying for match funding to pay for a children and families apprentice (with a proportion of the scheme already covered by the diocese)
25/01/2023 £39,598 £185,366 ST MARY'S PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL Having piloted the manager's role, we now need to develop the role and cover operating costs to expand our volunteer-run pay-as-you-feel community cafe project.
25/01/2023 £84,928 £4,446,618 CARERS FIRST To deliver a three-year blended wellbeing programme co-produced by carers of respite activities and training; strengthening family relationships and boosting emotional wellbeing in Lincolnshire
26/10/2022 £12,000 ST BARTHOLOMEW, TWEEDMOUTH In support of the Benefice of Scremerston, Spittal and Tweedmouth’s Warm Spaces initiative.
05/10/2022 £42,000 £561,944 ALL PEOPLE ALL PLACES To contribute to All People All Places' running costs as it works with the local community providing emergency winter accommodation and a Day Centre.
05/10/2022 £100,000 £757,097 BAYTREE CENTRE Supporting women through coaching and workshops to achieve better outcomes for families living with poverty and in social exclusion.
05/10/2022 £75,000 £3,182,000 CARDINAL HUME CENTRE Holistic intergenerational support to vulnerable families and young people facing poverty and homelessness.
05/10/2022 £25,000 £3,420,694 NORFOLK & NORWICH HOSPITALS CHARITY To create a versatile space used by multi-faith communities, provide pastoral care, support and a place of refuge for patients, visitors and staff.
05/10/2022 £70,000 £247,734 HARINGEY MIGRANT SUPPORT CENTRE HMSC aims to improve the personal wellbeing and legal position of migrants in North London by the provision of free immigration and welfare advice.
05/10/2022 £99,894 £1,061,641 YOUR VOICE COUNTS An advocate will support parents with learning disabilities and their families in South Tyneside and Newcastle to navigate the challenges they face.
07/09/2022 £74,700 £2,521,919 CRIPPLEGATE FOUNDATION ISLINGTON GIVING A two-year pilot programme to give older, local people the power to make decisions about which projects and activities to fund in Islington.
26/07/2022 £72,547 £51,600,000 ROYAL NATIONAL THEATRE Pilot project exploring the impact of integrating drama into different stages of the primary curriculum to support children’s literacy, oracy and social development.
30/06/2022 £72,313 £872,536 AF&V LAUNCHPAD LIMITED To fund our Lead Support Worker at Hollyacre House, County Durham, who’ll support 50 homeless veterans over two years; and to fund CCTV security enhancements.
30/06/2022 £46,874 £62,022 CHALKHILL COMMUNITY CENTRE Funding of Projects Coordinator post to allow the development of services to benefit the community in keeping with our aims.
30/06/2022 £75,000 £342,413 PROJECT SEVENTEEN To reduce homelessness and severe poverty among families with no recourse to public funds by providing advice and advocacy on housing and support options.
30/06/2022 £75,000 £410,427 SHELTER FROM THE STORM Contribution towards the cost of three years funding for a Project Worker salary
30/06/2022 £75,000 £1,212,122 ST CLEMENT & ST JAMES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT Continuation funding for our Employment Support Programme which provides a package of intensive support to help people find work or training.
30/06/2022 £60,000 £253,684 THE DISTRICT CHURCH COUNCIL (DCC) OF ST LUKE’S DOWNHAM The continued peace and prosperity of the Downham area and further investment in our local community in one of the most deprived areas in England.
30/06/2022 £95,000 EAST MARSH UNITED Core funds to tackle the inequality caused by longstanding social deprivation in our community.
30/06/2022 £90,000 £889,126 FORESIGHT (NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE) LIMITED To ensure we can deliver, expand and sustain current services strengthening and increasing significant positive impact on the most disadvantaged communities of North East Lincolnshire
30/06/2022 £74,666 £702,246 A WAY OUT Continuation funding for the organisation's Family Service.
30/06/2022 £75,000 £106,231 MAP MIDDLESBROUGH A contribution towards core costs to allow us to continue our vital work for a three-year period.
07/06/2022 £2,500 £2,222,878 ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS TRUST Grant to support the Sunday International Group at St Martin in the Fields.
19/05/2022 £60,000 £4,132,221 CARERS FIRST Train and support volunteers to deliver new peer support groups, telephone befriending and ‘check-in-and-chat’ services for older unpaid carers in London, reducing loneliness and isolation.
19/05/2022 £79,560 £1,063,633 CHANGE FOUNDATION To provide older people who are experiencing poor mental health and social isolation the opportunity to participate in weekly sport and social activities.
19/05/2022 £82,584 CLEARCOMMUNITYWEB CIC Digital support provision for older people in South London; to build confidence, increase social opportunities and provide better access to information, care & services.
19/05/2022 £63,756 £16,170 DUTCH POT LUNCH & SOCIAL CLUB To reduce isolation & marginalisation experienced by the older person in the community to improve their well-being - the older person relies on our services.
19/05/2022 £70,250 HARMONY HOUSE DAGENHAM CIC To provide opportunities for elders in Barking and Dagenham to have social interactions, learns new skills and get help with household tasks.
19/05/2022 £48,373 £425,209 HIGHGATE NEWTOWN COMMUNITY PARTNERS Wellness Cafes provide a hot freshly-cooked meal for £2.50 and offers lonely older people a chance to eat with others, make connections and develop friendships.
17/05/2022 £105,000 £512,874 IN2SCIENCEUK The aim of this project is to support In2scienceUK’s key activities that empower disadvantaged young people to pursue a STEM career by supporting alumni from our programme transition from sixth form into university through mentoring.
06/04/2022 £90,000 £498,510 EFA LONDON Core funding to support project development in the areas of housing, health, digital literacy, and employment for London-based migrants, refugees and people seeking asylum
06/04/2022 £75,000 £1,833,285 GROUNDSWELL NETWORK SUPPORT UK Health promotion for health equality for people experiencing homelessness in London
06/04/2022 £75,000 £861,847 JIGSAW4U Continuation funding for Jigsaw4u's 'Improving Outcomes for Prisoners' Families' community based project working with whole families in SW London.
06/04/2022 £30,000 £463,440 NAFSIYAT Funding for a professionally-led weekly support group for female Amharic, Arabic and Tigrinya-speaking refugees living in North London.
06/04/2022 £75,000 £786,793 NEHEMIAH PROJECT To contribute towards the cost of delivering our 12-week recovery programme 'A New Future' in our houses in south London.
06/04/2022 £41,600 £306,020 THE FAMILY MEDIATION TRUST The funding will be used to launch and showcase Parental Coordination in Norfolk, a new way of reducing conflict in families going through a separation. Cost of Living uplift to existing grant, March 2023.
03/03/2022 £319,200 £1,167,842 BLUEPRINT FOR ALL We offer small-group and form-wide careers provision to support diverse ethnic heritage (BAME), and other underrepresented students and young people aged 15-19 with meaningful exposure to professionals and preparation for a transition to professional life
03/03/2022 £316,825 £5,030,621 STREET LEAGUE Our project will boost the skills, confidence, wellbeing and aspirations of Year 10 and 11 students at risk of disengaging from school or leaving without a positive next destination, ultimately supporting them to stay in school or move into work/training.
03/03/2022 £127,444 UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS LONDON Traineeships: bridging the gap between training and employment for women prisoners from HMP Downview and workless communities in Poplar.
03/03/2022 £330,000 £1,501,011 XLP Supporting young people as they transition from school to further education and employment.
01/03/2022 £149,961 £2,038,758 CHARTERED COLLEGE OF TEACHING In consultation with an expert group, we will develop short online learning modules around leading schools that promote ethnic, cultural and linguistic diversity and equity.
01/03/2022 £28,000 SURREY DOCKS FARM PROVIDENT SOCIETY Match-funding to purchase a ULEZ-compliant horsebox which will enable us to take farm animals into schools and the community to educate, engage and connect Londoners.
08/02/2022 £96,468 £331,871 SUBCO TRUST We want to bring Asian elders and family carers together and build strong relationships supporting individuals’ Mental and Physical Wellbeing: Anxiety, Loneliness, Isolation post Covid.
08/02/2022 £59,596 £540,881 AGE UK HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM We match carefully selected and trained volunteers with over 50s who have little or no contact with others to alleviate loneliness and provide support.
08/02/2022 £92,551 £109,614 HAVERING ASIAN SOCIAL WELFARE ASSOCIATION The delivery of services/activities that will combat the major causes of loneliness and isolation in the older and BAME communities.
08/02/2022 £30,000 £823,926 CREATE ARTS Collaborative, professionally-led creative workshop programmes designed in partnership with local day centres to bring older people together to reduce chronic loneliness, develop skills, nurture wellbeing.
08/02/2022 £50,000 £1,520,853 OPEN AGE The pandemic has intensified the challenges older adults endure. Open Age will run Arts & Culture activities to tackle loneliness, reintroduce hope, and improve wellbeing.
08/02/2022 £50,000 £3,962,000 BROMLEY BY BOW CENTRE Our project offers friendly and accessible services to isolated older people, supporting their engagement with a variety of opportunities to participate in sociable activities together.
08/02/2022 £100,000 £593,127 BEXLEY CHURCHES CARE TRUST Core costs of our caring and friendship services supporting vulnerable, lonely elderly people in Bexley to remain living in their own homes.
08/02/2022 £45,000 £95,064 ST PETERS COMMUNITY WELLBEING PROJECTS Post Covid-19 Drop-in-Club activities for Elderly Bangladeshi Women - including Coffee Morning, Exercise-Fitness Class, Healthy Cooking/Eating Club and Outreach Work and Home visits.
26/01/2022 £92,901 £250,044 DEVELOPMENTPLUS Project Compass, a rough sleeper advocacy service, supporting and enabling individuals to access key homeless provision within the City of Lincoln.
26/01/2022 £48,637 £183,729 HACKNEY PLAYBUS We want to take play/support services to children 0-4 and their parents/carers across Hackney, bringing isolated/impoverished/marginalised families together, building networks and linking them into services.
26/01/2022 £74,740 £1,034,876 LEAP LTD To build community participation within the South West Ward of Gainsborough where poverty, deprivation, crime, unemployment and health inequalities are within the top 3% nationally.
26/01/2022 £55,137 £152,923 LIVINGWAY MINISTRIES A Community Tailoring course which will improve the well-being and employability of BAME mothers living in deep poverty and integrate marginalized people into the community.
26/01/2022 £61,000 £850,988 SOUTHWARK DIOCESAN WELCARE Welcare will work with Southwark Diocese and local schools to deliver individual and group programmes for vulnerable families affected by domestic violence and emotional trauma.
26/01/2022 £3,637 £121,941 THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF STOCKTON-ON-TEES ST PETER We want to develop our building into a community hub with kitchen and toilet facilities, improved accessibility, a new, welcoming entranceway and AV technologies.
06/12/2021 £100,000 £233,973 WALTHAM FOREST COMMUNITY HUB LTD To support Seniors Hub - a Social Club for older people from the surrounding areas to our Community Hub to meet and socialise to overcome isolation and tackle depression.
02/12/2021 £70,297 £1,377,875 THE EDUCATION POLICY INSTITUTE Evaluation partner for the Early Years Special Initiative - Cohorts 2 & 3 (further extension)
01/12/2021 £63,000 £947,352 AGE UK BARNET To support a post-pandemic Walk and Talk project to support isolated older people to develop social connections and improve health and wellbeing.
01/12/2021 £75,000 £1,302,843 AGE UK SUTTON Development of the Community Connectors befriending programme to meet increased demand and enable older people to maintain independence, build confidence and create meaningful connections.
01/12/2021 £100,500 £195,651 BEFRIEND A three-year contribution towards the organisation's running costs to provide a core befriending service to vulnerable elderly people experiencing chronic and prolonged loneliness.
01/12/2021 £83,389 £1,340,649 CARERS TRUST HILLINGDON To support a comprehensive and varied programme of sessions to support older carers feel less isolated, anxious and lonely.
01/12/2021 £100,000 £211,305 HACKNEY CARIBBEAN ELDERLY ORGANISATION (HCEO) A three-year contribution to support transformation of the organisation's service provision, and to tackle inequality, loneliness and isolation in older people.
01/12/2021 £78,000 £88,930 IROKO THEATRE COMPANY To support 'Forever Young', which will use music-making, reminiscence storytelling, wellness activities, inter-generational and festive encounters to combat loneliness and increase confidence amongst older people and their carers.
01/12/2021 £40,000 £262,906 MOBILE REPAIR SERVICE A weekly digital drop-in and user-led group activities that will improve older people’s digital confidence and social inclusion through peer support and increased digital participation.
01/12/2021 £100,000 £560,225 OPENING DOORS LONDON Supporting LGBTQ+ people over 50 who are isolated and lonely through community engagement, befriending and the training of health, housing and social care organisations.
01/12/2021 £89,860 £1,048,254 QUEEN'S CRESCENT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION ‘Forever Young: Covid Bounce-Back’ will increase our support to some of London’s poorest pensioners, fighting isolation, loneliness and poor health caused by Covid.
01/12/2021 £52,926 £101,327 TOWER HAMLETS PARENTS CENTRE To support 150 isolated BAME Older People in Tower Hamlets through home outreach.
19/10/2021 £200,000 £1,362,610 YOUNG WESTMINSTER FOUNDATION Mastering My Future Programme
06/10/2021 £20,000 £671,593 AFGHANISTAN & CENTRAL ASIAN ASSOCIATION Emergency support to help the organisation meet the increased demand for their services following the crisis in Afghanistan.
06/10/2021 £12,445 ALL SAINTS CHURCH CLAPHAM PARK PCC To expand their facilities to better serve the local community, by adding a disabled toilet, a shower and a larger kitchen.
06/10/2021 £75,000 THE BRIDGE PLUS+ LIMITED To support core costs.
06/10/2021 £90,000 £10,322,816 DURHAM DIOCESAN BOARD OF FINANCE In support of the Community of Hope Programme.
06/10/2021 £96,210 £1,231,888 ENDING DOMESTIC ABUSE NOW LINCOLNSHIRE To provide support to families fleeing domestic abuse.
06/10/2021 £24,000 £248,120 THE ISLAMIC ASSOCIATION OF LINCOLN, ON BEHALF OF THE LINCOLN EMBRACING ALL NATIONS (LEAN) To support LEAN, a collaboration of faith and racialised communities, to advance their aims of providing a collective voice and ensuring that our communities prosper.
06/10/2021 £84,000 £649,511 LEWISHAM REFUGEE AND MIGRANT NETWORK (LRMN) In support of core costs.
06/10/2021 £25,000 £63,072 MARGARET CLITHEROW TRUST To support the development and delivery of chaplaincy services to Gypsy, Traveller & Roma (GTR) communities across London.
06/10/2021 £100,000 NATIONAL CHURCHES TRUST To support churches and chapels to install facilities enabling wider use, benefitting disadvantaged communities and groups.
06/10/2021 £31,740 THE PCC OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST BROWNSWOOD PARK Support towards the delivery of St John's Kitchen.
06/10/2021 £21,980 £1,834,495 PRAXIS COMMUNITY PROJECTS Community based support and advice to at-risk refugees.
06/10/2021 £75,000 THINK2SPEAK CIC Supporting Think2Speak to continue building resilience within the most marginalised families as the sole provider of LGBTQ+ wellbeing support services in Lincolnshire.
24/09/2021 £62,500 £314,072 ABBEY COMMUNITY CENTRE Our Kilburn Good Neighbours and Tech Buddies befriending schemes support people aged 60+ to stay happy, healthy, independent and connected in their own homes.
24/09/2021 £60,000 £523,670 AGE UK EALING A Befriending scheme for older people in Ealing, comprising telephone friendship and in-person "neighbourly connectors" for companionship on trips and a helping hand at home.
24/09/2021 £104,513 £2,579,330 AGE UK HILLINGDON, HARROW AND BRENT An outreach housing service that addresses challenges faced by vulnerable older renters in Brent and Harrow, improves pathway/referral efficiency, increases personal agency, and prevents homelessness.
24/09/2021 £60,000 £869,747 AGE UK LONDON The ‘Out and About Campaign’ aims to reduce social isolation for older Londoners most affected and provide a model of campaigning, led by older people.
24/09/2021 £75,000 £395,735 AGE UK WESTMINSTER Dementia Befriending and Dementia Memory Cafes – services for older people with dementia and their carers to combat loneliness and social isolation by connecting with others.
24/09/2021 £90,000 £1,194,826 ASHFORD PLACE Reducing the isolation of 400 older people from North West London each year.
24/09/2021 £110,887 £1,088,427 BONNY DOWNS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION Funding for the Elders' Advocacy/Befriending Coordination to support older people across our severely deprived borough who are homeless, vulnerably housed or living in unsafe accommodation.
24/09/2021 £35,000 BUDDYHUB C.I.C. A ground-breaking intergenerational friendship service that combats loneliness by fostering new one-to-one and group connections to rebuild an older person’s social circle.
24/09/2021 £100,000 £1,274,082 CASTLEHAVEN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION INTERWEAVE aims to reduce over 60s’ loneliness by placing them in group activities of their choice especially structured to help them make new friendships naturally
24/09/2021 £60,000 £540,177 CLAREMONT PROJECT (ISLINGTON) To provide social and psychological services to lonely older people.
24/09/2021 £14,541 £36,889 THE COMMUNITY HUB WellBoost! project will support 80 socially isolated, low-income elderly people over 2 years providing relief services and lifeline support to combat their isolation and loneliness.
24/09/2021 £90,000 £702,527 COVENT GARDEN DRAGON HALL TRUST The continuation and development of activities and services to connect older people in danger of isolation and loneliness resident in central London.
24/09/2021 £60,000 £16,332 EKOTA CARE TRUST LIMITED To support the organisation's work to combat the isolation and loneliness experienced by vulnerable older people from Newham's BAME communities which has impacted their health and emotional wellbeing.
24/09/2021 £40,592 £74,318 ELIMHOUSE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION SOUTHWARK Enabling community engagement of isolated and lonely BAME elderlies, help them regain their confidence and again participate fully in community events and activities.
24/09/2021 £61,820 £91,705 IRAQI COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 3 years proposal of a multilingual assistance & advice to isolated Iraqi & Arabic speaking older people, lacking English language skills and access to services.
24/09/2021 £100,000 £1,033,751 KINSHIP The expansion of volunteering for kinship carers, which uses the strengths and knowledge of the kinship care community while building new connections.
24/09/2021 £90,000 £489,813 THE MIDDLESEX ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND To support the Home Visiting Service which combats loneliness in 260+ elderly visually impaired people in London, linking them up to monthly groups that create new social opportunities.
24/09/2021 £100,000 £1,902,965 THE NATIONAL HOSPITAL FOR NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION To develop Rare Dementia Support’s diversity and inclusion action plan to support people with atypical & inherited dementias from under-represented communities across the UK.
24/09/2021 £42,000 £15,684 PLACE AT MY TABLE Social activities project bringing lonely Caribbean and African elders (aged 70+) together for socialisation, arts, exercise, and volunteering to reduce isolation and increase networks.
24/09/2021 £90,000 £157,716 THIRD AGE PROJECT To reduce stark social, economic and health inequalities among isolated elderly people within a disadvantaged neighbourhood improving social cohesion, life chances and quality of life.
24/09/2021 £125,000 THE UBELE INITIATIVE Supporting Black and Minoritised led organisations in designing and testing new approaches to working with older people; using the learning to influence London's post pandemic recovery.
24/09/2021 £23,000 £65,836 WALWORTH GOLDEN OLDIES Community Care project bringing lonely and isolated BAME elders (aged 60+) together for socialisation and learning, to reduce isolation and build and strengthen relationships.
21/09/2021 £50,000 THOMAS TELFORD SCHOOL To provide education and support for seven Afghan refugees.
14/07/2021 £5,000 £702,527 COVENT GARDEN DRAGON HALL TRUST Covent Garden Trust Foodbank
01/07/2021 £79,380 £671,593 AFGHANISTAN & CENTRAL ASIAN ASSOCIATION Supporting vulnerable refugees and recent migrants with online and telephone information, advice and guidance to help them contribute to, and benefit from, their local community.
01/07/2021 £61,029 £559,958 BARNET REFUGEE SERVICE To engage with refugees and asylum seekers to promote and facilitate their integration into British society through volunteering, and to facilitate and encourage participation of host community in this process.
01/07/2021 £70,000 £277,497 BARONS COURT PROJECT We want to ensure that we have the capacity to help meet the growing demand for homelessness services and mental health support in our borough.
01/07/2021 £75,000 £1,154,143 THE BIKE PROJECT To scale up our work with refugees across London over a period of 3 years, including our programmes, social enterprise, and community involvement.
01/07/2021 £78,624 COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR CHANGE Funding for 3 years contributing to the running costs of the Community Hub @ Castle Point.
01/07/2021 £81,000 £979,794 HARROW CARERS To employ an engagement worker to reach out and support more carers in Harrow.
01/07/2021 £56,972 £903,621 HOUSING JUSTICE Partial funding for a worker to facilitate turning church land/buildings into genuinely affordable housing in England.
01/07/2021 £90,000 £1,107,289 THE JUNCTION FOUNDATION Whole family support to young carers and families, through trusted adult approaches, providing navigation through systems, a trusted key contact and peer support opportunities.
01/07/2021 £75,000 £35,562 NEW HOPE NORTH EAST To support part-time staff salaries to employ Project Coordinator and Children's Activities Lead to allow development of effective management approach that meet support/needs of families-carers.
01/07/2021 £84,000 £50,086,000 WESTMINSTER ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESAN TRUSTEE Caritas St Joseph’s will support the mental, physical, and social wellbeing of carers and family members of adults with learning disabilities through outreach and advocacy in north-west London.
01/07/2021 £75,000 £95,473 SUNDERLAND BANGLADESH INTERNATIONAL CENTRE To increase the organisation's capacity to provide enhanced, additional activities and services for BAME refugees and asylum seekers in Sunderland, reducing poverty, loneliness and poor mental health.
01/07/2021 £77,580 £177,497 WILLINGTON OPEN DOOR METHODIST CHURCH To enable "Our Confident Community" Project.
01/07/2021 £90,000 MAGDALENE GROUP To develop and provide a trauma and gendered approach to hidden homeless women who experience sexual violence and multiple disadvantage.
01/07/2021 £62,979 £598,380 MARKFIELD PROJECT To deliver an accredited parenting programme ('Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities'), running three courses per year, especially tailored for parents of children with disabilities.
18/05/2021 £150,000 £2,144,156 BOUNCE BACK FOUNDATION No Going Back Programme - a Pan Livery initiative to reduce reoffending.
06/05/2021 £91,281 £621,815 AGE UK BEXLEY To widen the reach and impact of the organisation's befriending service by increasing outreach, peer and group support to reduce social isolation and loneliness.
06/05/2021 £50,000 INTERGENERATIONAL MUSIC MAKING To support the Together with Music programme which connects older people and their carers with their local schools and young volunteers through music to combat loneliness.
06/05/2021 £36,000 £26,228 KILBURN OLDER VOICES EXCHANGE Older people consulting on and organising a variety of local activities to overcome social isolation, including forums and walks, combined with research and local campaigning.
06/05/2021 £150,000 £452,459 MAGIC ME Intergenerational arts projects and activities, in east London, enabling older people as active creative citizens to combat social isolation and build community.
20/04/2021 £60,000 £1,174,014 700 CLUB To provide emergency accommodation, accessible 24/7, for individuals with multiple and complex needs without housing options, and by comprehensive support, to direct them towards recovering independence.
20/04/2021 £70,000 £325,791 CLOCKHOUSE COMMUNITY CENTRE Towards the Clockhouse Advice Hub which offers expert support and assistance to some of the most disadvantaged individuals and families in Greenwich.
20/04/2021 £75,000 £12,267,756 DIOCESE OF HEXHAM AND NEWCASTLE A 3-year grant to cover the costs associated with employing a P/T Co-ordinator and other core costs.
20/04/2021 £60,000 £34,264 THE GREAT YARMOUTH PATHWAY To offer a free hot meal to vulnerable members of the local community and provide a consistent, friendly support network to those most in need.
20/04/2021 £50,000 £7,177,000 MARYLEBONE PROJECT To employ an Education Training and Employment worker and purchase IT equipment to support the scale-up of the women’s Day Centre to be open 365 days a year.
20/04/2021 £60,931 £2,078,618 NEW HORIZON YOUTH CENTRE We will review how we can best support young women at risk of homelessness and then implement some focused provision based on our findings.
20/04/2021 £55,000 £2,594,328 SPITALFIELDS CRYPT TRUST Trauma/psychologically informed care and accommodation-based solutions to support homeless people with complex needs.
22/03/2021 £6,743 £336,826 VOLUNTEER CENTRE HACKNEY Project funding to support the volunteers working with older adults with increased mental health needs.
12/03/2021 £344,134 £8,012,000 I CAN To support the Early Talk Boost scheme.
12/03/2021 £349,609 £21,032,000 NATIONAL CHILDREN'S BUREAU To support the Making it REAL intervention throughout Lewisham.
08/03/2021 £5,000 £540,177 CLAREMONT PROJECT (ISLINGTON) To support Flourishing Lives, soon to be an independent organisation, which has developed out of the Clarement Project. The work will focus on supporting the wellbeing and development of older people practitioners.
04/03/2021 £299,965 £902,196 PEEPLE Develop, pilot and evaluate an innovative intervention to train practitioners and parents to support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) development in very young children.
04/03/2021 £160,000 THOMAS TELFORD SCHOOL A joint application between Thomas Telford and Madeley, Walsall and Sandwell Academies to support students who have fallen behind in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects as a result of Covid-19.
03/03/2021 £5,080 £779,230 BISHOP CREIGHTON HOUSE SETTLEMENT To cover the adapted delivery of online sessions given the extended lockdown and activities to support outside activities
03/03/2021 £5,940 £286,921 SOLIDARITY SPORTS To support the organisation so that it is able to better cater to the mental health and wellbeing requirements of 40 of its most severely affected volunteers.
26/02/2021 £5,780 £169,312 BEFRIEND To increase the capacity of the organisation to manage volunteers remotely.
26/02/2021 £5,000 £16,838 GENERATION EXCHANGE To roll out the organisation's intergenerational digital inclusion model to another school, based on demand.
23/02/2021 £49,400 £1,648,331 THE DIANA AWARD To support the organisation's mentoring programme to support young people across London over the next 12 months.
23/02/2021 £50,000 £230,822 THE WICKERS CHARITY To support the Employability and Wellbeing Programme for young people.
23/02/2021 £50,000 £1,493,948 XLP To support core funding to enable the organisation to extend its Exclusion Reduction Programme.
22/02/2021 £6,000 £951,062 KEY4LIFE In support of salary costs related to the organisation's emotional resilience support programme.
17/02/2021 £10,000 £26,246,000 ABINGDON SCHOOL To enable Abingdon College to work with its secondary partner schools to purchase devices and associated software so that students are able to participate fully in remote learning including intensive catch up classes.
15/02/2021 £5,000 £55,193 ST PETERS COMMUNITY WELLBEING PROJECTS Funding for 100 food and essentials care packs to go local older women who have been particularly effected by the pandemic.
12/02/2021 £5,000 £59,920 THE SHARP END Funding towards the payment of tutors to deliver online classes such as yoga, art and group exercise to music.
09/02/2021 £6,000 £2,045,101 ARVON FOUNDATION To support a pilot of two, week-long online creative writing courses led by professional writers for disadvantaged school children in London.
02/02/2021 £5,200 £79,097 ARTS FOR ALL To enable the organisation to continue its vital crisis work with its local communities and to ensure that when it is back up and running, that it can cater to the needs of the people it serves in a covid-secure way.
29/01/2021 £5,839 £1,286,290 HEART 'N' SOUL For the purchase of ICT equipment and to support additional staff costs for a further 5 months.
29/01/2021 £4,036 £164,407 SAMUEL LITHGOW YOUTH CENTRE To enable it’s after school club to run for 35 weeks of the year, for the children in attendance to receive a weekly food parcel containing essential supplies and for PPE to enable activities to be carried out in a covid-safe environment.
29/01/2021 £5,963 £234,590 YOUNG URBAN ARTS FOUNDATION (YUAF) To be able to continue its vital online creative workshops for young people during the pandemic.
28/01/2021 £10,000 CULLODEN PRIMARY SCHOOL - A PARADIGM ACADEMY To purchase devices and associated software for children to be able to participate fully in online classes and prevent them from falling further behind.
28/01/2021 £10,000 HOLY TRINITY & ST SILAS C E PRIMARY SCHOOL To purchase iPads and attendant software for these devices to support children's online learning at home.
27/01/2021 £20,000 £41,367 PARENT CLUB Delivery of weekly 'Kitchen Club' sessions over two years for families living in temporary accommodation in Hackney.
27/01/2021 £54,546 £374,920 CHRISTIAN ACTION & RESOURCE ENTERPRISE LTD To enable the organisation to continue its work to strengthen individuals and communities by touching their lives with hope and transforming their lives with action.
27/01/2021 £49,900 £777,401 THE CINNAMON NETWORK Project Lab 2021: Supporting churches and charities to deliver training & employment initiatives reducing family poverty.
27/01/2021 £40,000 £675,032 ELFRIDA RATHBONE CAMDEN Contribution towards a Families Manager to support families with multiple and complex needs.
27/01/2021 £58,620 £55,996 IMAGINE NORFOLK TOGETHER To provide the professional skills and knowledge to engage and empower local people to provide support and services to improve the lives of Great Yarmouth people.
26/01/2021 £55,500 £17,938 BOOK CLUBS IN SCHOOLS Delivery of book clubs in six disadvantaged schools in Hammersmith and Fulham and Tower Hamlets and to support research into the impact of the programme.
26/01/2021 £75,000 TALES TOOLKIT LTD In support of Tales Toolkit's intervention to close the attainment gap within several London Boroughs.
25/01/2021 £6,010 £1,088,427 BONNY DOWNS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION To continue to support the charity's front-line services in response to the pandemic including running a food bank and the purchasing of laptops for staff members and children in the community to assist with their home schooling.
06/01/2021 £5,490 £426,715 HOMELINK DAY RESPITE CARE Funding of a staff member to set up and test the new 'Homelink at Home' respite service.
09/12/2020 £4,000 £525,885 LINK AGE SOUTHWARK Purchase of re-conditioned laptops for staff to use that can handle the amount of video calling the staff are doing at this time.
09/12/2020 £1,750 £362,615 SOUTHWARK PENSIONERS CENTRE For the purchase of additional chairs and screens to allow the safe return of in person activity
03/12/2020 £5,000 £402,429 COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS To help support the organisation to respond to the effects of Covid-19.
03/12/2020 £5,000 £206,809 THE DANIEL SPARGO-MABBS FOUNDATION To help support the organisation to respond to the effects of Covid-19.
03/12/2020 £5,000 £490,415 LISTENING PLACE To help support the organisation to respond to the effects of Covid-19.
23/11/2020 £8,858 £2,188,771 HOUSE OF ST BARNABAS To support the transition of their delivery model and bring their hospitality function in-house.
18/11/2020 £4,029 £33,473 GLOBE COMMUNITY PROJECT Towards its walk and talk support in the winter lockdown.
11/11/2020 £5,000 £3,716,407 CARERS FIRST In support of IT equipment and Zoom licences for staff and volunteers to continue to work from home over the winter whilst restrictions apply. This will ensure the blended model of face to face and digital support can be delivered effectively on an ongoing basis.
11/11/2020 £10,000 £709,606 THE HACKNEY PIRATES LTD To enable The Literacy Pirates to help address the learning loss which has arisen as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Schools are looking for solutions to lessen the impact for children who have fallen behind and the Literacy Pirates is able to provide this.
11/11/2020 £6,920 £1,628,149 RENEWAL PROGRAMME To re-establish Chat Newham, a community support and listening line to help reduce isolation, loneliness and anxiety in the older population in Newham (although open to everyone)
21/10/2020 £7,600 £2,135,008 AGE UK LEWISHAM AND SOUTHWARK To deliver a range of digital and remote services to address the mental health of the older people who would normally attend the day care centre.
09/10/2020 £5,000 HARMONY HOUSE DAGENHAM CIC The funding is to trial a serivce which helps older people set themselves to digitally consult with their GPs. It has been identified as an issue and has the agreement of local GPs. The funding will be for staff time and expenses over four months.
06/10/2020 £25,000 £1,259,936 HOUSING JUSTICE Core costs.
06/10/2020 £73,000 NORTH LONDON CREDIT UNION LIMITED Development of a loans scheme for Enfield families facing eviction from the private rented sector
06/10/2020 £25,000 £1,190,957 ST CLEMENT & ST JAMES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT Supporting people to gain meaningful and sustainable employment
10/09/2020 £5,000 £621,815 AGE UK BEXLEY Additional funding to expand the cafes into more of a wrap-around befriending and community togetherness project.
02/09/2020 £7,699 £94,723 SHAPESHIFTER PRODUCTIONS Additional funding needed to support the different delivery model - through apps and materials which support care home providers to improve the wellbeing of their residents.
13/08/2020 £9,116 £16,838 GENERATION EXCHANGE The funding will cover all project costs to recruit and train 30 Year 12 volunteers from 2 Haringey and Enfield Secondary schools to befriend and mentor 30 older people (aged 60+) so they can learn/develop their online digital skills. The older people will be taught in weekly virtual online sessions.
13/08/2020 £9,464 £10,337 ASSOCIATION OF JAMAICANS (UK) TRUST To establish two culturally-based befriending schemes, one scheme will focus on South London while the other will support North London.
13/08/2020 £5,000 £275,988 HAMMERSMITH COMMUNITY GARDENS ASSOCIATION A contribution towards the purchasing of a new electric vehicle which can take equipment, staff, volunteers and participants between the four sites, replacing the current diesel minivan.
13/08/2020 £8,570 £16,332 EKOTA CARE TRUST LIMITED The funding is for help towards supporting vulnerable BAME older people having access to accurate information that is critical to ensuring that they have clear messages on staying physically and mentally healthy and prepares them to resume daily life activities independently after the subsequent ending of the Covid-19 pandemic.
13/08/2020 £8,947 £26,228 KILBURN OLDER VOICES EXCHANGE Providing support to members to overcome social isolation through contact by phone calls, monthly bulletins by post, weekly email bulletins, organising weekly local walks and regularly updating the information on our website. Particular support will be given to older people who are not on the internet.
13/08/2020 £8,074 £258,639 MOBILE REPAIR SERVICE The Fifty-Plus Secret Garden Party is a weekly social for older people to escape isolation, stay informed and involved with their communities. The event facilitates creative digital inclusion, supported by offline support and online contact. The venue is a designated 'sanctuary' offering a Covid-secure environment for vulnerable people.
13/08/2020 £8,695 £44,729 POSITIVE NETWORK COMMUNITY PROJECT To support the mental wellbeing of our members, by arranging for members to be partnered with their friends to spend time together for a few hours per week. Volunteers will also be on hand to provide advice, information and liaise with relevant charities and government departments. This support service will be run alongside the regular on-going food delivery service to the members.
13/08/2020 £9,150 £19,213 THE JANNATH FOUNDATION UK The funding is for the purpose for helping to bring relieve to the isolation and loneliness experienced by vulnerable BAME Older people that will help them to get back to normal life infrom the recovery stage after the easing of the pandemic lockdown.
12/08/2020 £2,750 £201,305 CLAPTON COMMONS COMMUNITY ORGANISATION LIMITED A second grant to enable them to continue their work supporting people who have and are being affected by Covid-19.
31/07/2020 £5,000 £7,999,000 TOYNBEE HALL Our project will get equipment and connectivity to people in our community who are digitally excluded and struggling to access local services. This work builds on our existing intergenerational buddy scheme supported by the Mercers.
22/07/2020 £5,000 £178,730 RUISLIP NORTHWOOD OLD FOLKS ASSOCIATION The funding is for the purchase of PPE and additional cleaning materials over the next 6 months to ensure the safest possible environment for staff, volunteers and members once we open again. Also to provide hand santiser for member's use whilst at the clubs.
22/07/2020 £10,000 £55,193 ST PETERS COMMUNITY WELLBEING PROJECTS To resume and expand Drop-in Club activities for elderly and/or vulnerable women suffering from compounding physical and mental health problems and isolation, particularly supporting their mental wellbeing, building confidence and mental resilience, as well as identifing any immediate need for intervention e.g. domestic abuse support, mental health first-aid.
20/07/2020 £5,000 £2,330,375 R L GLASSPOOL CHARITY TRUST The funding is to meet the increased demand for white goods experienced by the organisation. The funding will be split between London and Norfolk and will help 17 people.
03/07/2020 £4,000 £413,314 DOORSTEP LIBRARY NETWORK To send a specially-selected book to each child it currently supports but who cannot be reached due to Covid-19.
02/07/2020 £67,933 £324,993 ALL HALLOWS CHURCH BOW Building safe, healthy and resilient families in East London through a community-based whole-family programme of advice, support, learning and play.
02/07/2020 £20,000 £490,702 MANNA SOCIETY To support the Manna Society to deliver a Housing and Welfare Advice Service for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
02/07/2020 £26,680 NEW ART STUDIO Core funding supporting New Art Studio to continue to provide its art therapy service for refugees and asylum seekers.
02/07/2020 £60,000 £515,932 SOCIETY OF MARY AND MARTHA To establish the sustainability of the "Sheldon Hub" providing confidential mutual support forums and 'yellow pages for ministry' resource listings.
02/07/2020 £48,240 £277,854 ST VINCENT'S FAMILY PROJECT Parenting Programmes for families in South Westminster.
02/07/2020 £25,000 £671,593 AFGHANISTAN & CENTRAL ASIAN ASSOCIATION To support Afghani and Asian Communities through Covid-19.
23/06/2020 £12,690 £16,478 DUTCH POT LUNCH & SOCIAL CLUB To fund sessional staff to help with the cooking of hot meals for isolated members of the community and also to help with digital inclusion through the purchase of tablets.
23/06/2020 £10,000 £1,033,751 GRANDPARENTS PLUS Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on Kinship Carers
23/06/2020 £10,024 £59,920 THE SHARP END To deliver virtual classes during the lockdown period, reaching out to older adults who are vulnerable and socially isolated, to maintain connection with service users and older residents in Hackney. Create infrastructure for post lockdown at end of summer to ensure hygienic work space, for service users, tutors and staff to feel safe and confident that their activity environment will be safe.
08/06/2020 £5,000 £2,051,887 PARK THEATRE The funding will be used to continue the online provision of creative activities for older people living with dementia and their carers.
05/06/2020 £3,540 £272,446 COMPANY THREE THEATRE LTD (PREVIOUSLY- ISLINGTON COMMUNITY THEATRE) To purchase 15 Chromebooks to lend to its members whilst the organisation's sessions cannot be delivered face-to-face.
15/05/2020 £4,000 £413,314 DOORSTEP LIBRARY NETWORK To send a specially-selected book to each child it currently supports but who cannot be reached due to Covid-19.
14/05/2020 £30,000 £779,230 BISHOP CREIGHTON HOUSE SETTLEMENT Replicate Homeline services for older, isolated people in a new area.
14/05/2020 £84,592 PETER BEDFORD HOUSING ASSOCIATION Social Isolation in Older People.
14/05/2020 £98,352 £515,803 REDBRIDGE CARERS SUPPORT SERVICE The Older Carers Connect Project
14/05/2020 £92,550 UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH* ON BEHALF OF THE CARIBBEAN SOCIAL FORUM Up-skill Older BAME people in the use of technology to help overcome loneliness and isolation
12/05/2020 £2,500 £27,389,432 ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC Towards the College's Covid-19 Hardship Fund to help alleviate some of the immediate financial pressure for students most in need. Funding will be given to help with food, housing and other necessities.
12/05/2020 £190,000 £696,542 WORLD BOOK DAY To develop and provide evidence-based reading for pleasure teaching resources under the highly successful, popular and accessible World Book Day brand for all educational settings in the UK, particularly those with limited time and resource.
05/05/2020 £10,000 £256,703 NEWHAM ALL STAR SPORTS ACADEMY (NASSA) To enable the organisation to extend the work of its coaches to provide a new mentoring support service to vulnerable young people during the Covid-19 lockdown.
01/05/2020 £10,000 £6,085,302 NATIONAL LITERACY TRUST To support children and young people from low-income families who do not have access to the internet and computers by providing printed copies of the organisation's Family Zone packs.
29/04/2020 £45,000 £78,458 BARNET COMMUNITY PROJECTS Activities and support services for families, children and young people on the Dollis Valley Estate and surrounding areas.
29/04/2020 £28,000 £1,000,370 ENFIELD CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAUX SERVICES To deliver advice service to families using the Jubilee Church foodbank.
29/04/2020 £60,000 £330,852 MAGPIE DANCE To support the development of a new family and peer support programme for people with learning disabilities.
29/04/2020 £71,863 £939,105 OASIS COMMUNITY HUB WATERLOO To strengthen, sustain and extend accessible services for families improving their wellbeing.
29/04/2020 £60,000 £232,366 THE PARENT HOUSE (TPH) Core funding to enable the Parent House to support, connect and empower families.
29/04/2020 £81,000 £691,420 PEMBROKE COLLEGE SETTLEMENT To support the development of the Walworth Living Room: activities provided by and for the local community in a new space.
29/04/2020 £90,000 £537,855 UPPER ROOM 'Hub for the Homeless' - a community response to improving the lives of those experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness.
28/04/2020 £90,000 THE OPEN UNIVERSITY Research Partner for Literacy Special Initiative
26/04/2020 £2,000 £479,211 CAMDEN PEOPLE'S THEATRE To enable the organisation to continue to deliver its youth theatre programme remotely to young people from the more disadvantaged areas of Camden.
02/04/2020 £6,000 £491,085 MINISTRY OF STORIES To enable Ministry of Stories to deliver its online platform for six months.
06/03/2020 £338,000 £18,520,000 ABSOLUTE RETURN FOR KIDS (ARK) Development and delivery of an integrated early years education programme aimed at improving early years provision in disadvantaged communities and closing the attainment gap.
06/03/2020 £349,127 £599,941 THE CAXTON TRUST TRADING AS CATCH UP Using action research to create Early Years and Foundation Stage (EYFS) Catch Up Literacy and Numeracy interventions to close the attainment gap with Reception children.
06/03/2020 £275,275 £1,428,463 CENTRE FOR LANGUAGE IN PRIMARY EDUCATION (CLPE) Improve young children’s vocabulary by improving the teaching of literacy and language alongside a book-gifting programme giving all children access to books in their home.
11/02/2020 £190,000 £413,314 DOORSTEP LIBRARY NETWORK Expansion of the organisation's home-reading support projects into Camden, helping to bring the benefits of reading for pleasure directly into family homes across the borough.
11/02/2020 £79,421 £1,418,091 THE EDUCATION POLICY INSTITUTE Evaluation of the Early Years Special Initiative - Cohorts 2 & 3
11/02/2020 £195,000 £709,606 THE HACKNEY PIRATES LTD Launching ‘Newham Pirates’– to improve the literacy, confidence and perseverance of 150 disadvantaged children living in Newham annually.
11/02/2020 £200,000 £491,085 MINISTRY OF STORIES Ministry of Stories will expand and diversify its creative writing offer, partnering with a consortium of Tower Hamlets schools to inspire a love of writing with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.
11/02/2020 £300,000 £6,085,302 NATIONAL LITERACY TRUST Get Islington Reading - building a reading community, inspiring young people to develop and sustain a love of reading by connecting schools and public libraries, focusing on the critical transition between primary and secondary school.
11/02/2020 £115,000 £201,673 PRIMARY SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Children will write their own opera from scratch: dialogue, libretto and music.
11/02/2020 £300,000 £2,890,806 THE READING AGENCY Get Islington Reading - building a reading community, inspiring young people to develop and sustain a love of reading by connecting schools and public libraries, focusing on the critical transition between primary and secondary school.
30/01/2020 £99,651 £3,716,407 CARERS FIRST Recruit/upskill/supervise volunteers to meaningfully engage with older carers (OCs) via telephone or peer support, ensuring OCs remain connected with each other and Carers FIRST.
30/01/2020 £31,575 £33,473 GLOBE COMMUNITY PROJECT Wellbeing and mindfulness courses for disadvantaged and socially isolated older people in Tower Hamlets to enhance wellbeing, quality of life and foster social connections.
30/01/2020 £98,875 £352,313 ST PANCRAS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION Social and physical activities that expand a small existing programme, aimed at reducing isolation and loneliness among older people, by building friendships, networks and resilience.
29/01/2020 £90,000 £375,210 HACKNEY MIGRANT CENTRE (HMC) Providing high-quality, holistic advice and longer-term casework support for refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants in need
29/01/2020 £60,000 £1,178,197 QUAKER SOCIAL ACTION Made of Money: Supporting east London families facing poverty through targeted work to improve their financial confidence and capability.
29/01/2020 £92,000 £7,999,000 TOYNBEE HALL To encourage more user-led activities supporting more people with a more diverse range of needs.
29/01/2020 £44,661 CLAPTON COMMONS COMMUNITY ORGANISATION LIMITED To support Clapton Commons in develop a local network enabling people to come together and address issues that are important to them and others.
04/12/2019 £84,247 HARMONY HOUSE DAGENHAM CIC To provide opportunities for elders in Barking and Dagenham to have social interactions, learn new skills and get help with household tasks.
08/10/2019 £85,458 £22,887,000 ST CHRISTOPHER'S HOSPICE Coach4Care - empowering family carers to be resilient in their role, by matching them with former carers for coaching.
08/10/2019 £75,000 £691,436 BAYTREE CENTRE Coaching for women facing poverty to develop skills and knowledge to break the cycle of poverty for them and their families.
08/10/2019 £30,000 £36,708 HOPE4BARKINGDAGENHAM H4BD a night shelter providing emergency accommodation in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.
08/10/2019 £16,000 £53,806 IN DEEP COMMUNITY TASK FORCE A community based carers project for parents of disabled children.
08/10/2019 £70,000 £649,511 LEWISHAM REFUGEE AND MIGRANT NETWORK (LRMN) Core costs of a charity that supports refugees, migrants and asylum seekers.
08/10/2019 £77,900 £1,259,085 MIND IN HARROW Community-led project empowering the Somali community and key health workers to understand and deal with mental ill-health.
08/10/2019 £75,000 SOUTHWARK DAY CENTRE FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS Towards a Volunteers Coordinator to support 50+ volunteers to deliver holistic services and better outcomes for very vulnerable asylum seekers and refugees.
08/10/2019 £45,000 £1,738,246 SUPPORT THROUGH COURT Support for the Central Family Court (CFC) service which assists unrepresented and disadvantaged families to better access justice in the family courts.
18/09/2019 £30,000 £1,832,173 AGE UK CROYDON To meet a gap in service provision, offering befriending services to people living with dementia, giving them companionship and respite for carers.
18/09/2019 £49,500 £685,574 AGE UK MERTON To provide social connections for older people at increased risk of loneliness including people living alone, living in deprivation, BAME and LGBTQ+ people.
18/09/2019 £49,378 £8,449,629 GREENWICH AND BEXLEY COTTAGE HOSPICE Activities Organiser for Greenwich & Bexley Hospice
18/09/2019 £40,000 INDEPENDENCE AT HOME To maintain active living and independence and reduce isolation and loneliness for 150 highly vulnerable older people, 50+, over the next three years.
18/09/2019 £112,500 £2,330,375 R L GLASSPOOL CHARITY TRUST The provision of small grants for essential household items, for people aged 55 and over to enable them to live well in their own homes.
18/09/2019 £55,516 £3,473,454 THE READER ORGANISATION Bringing people together and books to life through eight new volunteer-led Shared Reading groups for the over-50s in Tower Hamlets, improving social connection and wellbeing.
18/09/2019 £100,000 £581,848 TIME AND TALENTS ASSOCIATION Core Funding
18/09/2019 £71,998 £336,826 VOLUNTEER CENTRE HACKNEY To match volunteers to isolated older people, many with mental health issues; to help meet personal goals, including volunteering and sharing skills.
04/07/2019 £75,000 £846,680 JIGSAW4U A community based project working with the whole family in Sutton and Merton.
04/07/2019 £60,000 £685,821 NEHEMIAH PROJECT A Supported Housing Programme for vulnerable men.
04/07/2019 £75,000 £193,324 PROJECT SEVENTEEN Reducing homelessness and severe poverty among migrant families excluded from mainstream services through the provision of specialist advice and advocacy.
04/07/2019 £73,200 £337,232 SHELTER FROM THE STORM Supporting a night shelter, providing support, advice and guidance to guests.
04/07/2019 £40,680 SPEAK STREET CIC Pop up language classes helping refugees and migrants to improve their English skills and other activities.
26/06/2019 £146,023 £1,858,461 AGE UK EAST LONDON To support a new approach to tackling isolation and loneliness using the television to connect housebound older to friends old and new, family and the wider community.
26/06/2019 £100,000 £814,133 AGE UK REDBRIDGE, BARKING AND HAVERING Three years Project Funding for a Care Navigator (0.6FTE) to support 150 older people experiencing loneliness and isolation.
26/06/2019 £39,153 £257,629 FACE FRONT INCLUSIVE THEATRE The development and performance of a new play called 'For Better, For Worse ' by established intergenerational group at Face Front Inclusive Theatre called InterAction.
26/06/2019 £100,000 £57,197,000 SOUTHBANK CENTRE Reducing loneliness in Lambeth’s over 65s via exciting regular arts opportunities at our world-class venue, sharing our learnings to improve the wider sector’s evidence base.
26/06/2019 £50,000 £4,569,564 WEST HAM UNITED FOUNDATION Any Old Irons - providing older adults with social activities and a sense of community to help combat isolation and loneliness.
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Cumulative Grants
Amount Grantee
£380,000 XLP
£349,609 NATIONAL CHILDREN'S BUREAU
£349,127 THE CAXTON TRUST TRADING AS CATCH UP
£344,134 I CAN
£338,000 ABSOLUTE RETURN FOR KIDS (ARK)
£319,200 BLUEPRINT FOR ALL
£316,825 STREET LEAGUE
£310,000 NATIONAL LITERACY TRUST
£300,000 THE READING AGENCY
£300,000 THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (EARLY EDUCATION)
£300,000 NATIONAL DAY NURSERIES ASSOCIATION
£299,965 PEEPLE
£287,464 YOUTH SPORT TRUST
£275,275 CENTRE FOR LANGUAGE IN PRIMARY EDUCATION (CLPE)
£267,216 THE FATHERHOOD INSTITUTE
£251,000 MINISTRY OF STORIES
£250,000 THE LITERACY PIRATES
£249,579 CARERS FIRST
£243,000 DOORSTEP LIBRARY NETWORK
£235,000 WORLD BOOK DAY
£220,772 CORAM FAMILY AND CHILDCARE
£210,000 THOMAS TELFORD SCHOOL
£203,498 NCFE
£200,000 YOUNG WESTMINSTER FOUNDATION
£175,000 BAYTREE CENTRE
£161,309 NATIONAL THEATRE
£160,000 PRIMARY SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
£159,497 HARMONY HOUSE DAGENHAM CIC
£154,000 LEWISHAM REFUGEE AND MIGRANT NETWORK (LRMN)
£150,000 PROJECT SEVENTEEN
£150,000 MAGIC ME
£150,000 JIGSAW4U
£150,000 BOUNCE BACK FOUNDATION
£149,961 CHARTERED COLLEGE OF TEACHING
£149,718 THE EDUCATION POLICY INSTITUTE
£148,200 SHELTER FROM THE STORM
£146,023 AGE UK EAST LONDON
£135,000 NEHEMIAH PROJECT
£129,560 CHANGE FOUNDATION
£127,444 UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS LONDON
£125,000 THE UBELE INITIATIVE
£124,380 AFGHANISTAN & CENTRAL ASIAN ASSOCIATION
£117,500 R L GLASSPOOL CHARITY TRUST
£116,897 BONNY DOWNS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
£110,000 KINSHIP
£106,280 BEFRIEND
£105,000 JEWISH DEAF ASSOCIATION
£105,000 IN2SCIENCEUK
£104,513 AGE UK HILLINGDON, HARROW AND BRENT
£100,000 WALTHAM FOREST COMMUNITY HUB LTD
£100,000 TIME AND TALENTS ASSOCIATION
£100,000 THE NATIONAL HOSPITAL FOR NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
£100,000 ST CLEMENT & ST JAMES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
£100,000 SOUTHBANK CENTRE
£100,000 RESOURCES FOR AUTISM
£100,000 OPENING DOORS LONDON
£100,000 OASIS COMMUNITY HOUSING
£100,000 NATIONAL CHURCHES TRUST
£100,000 HACKNEY CARIBBEAN ELDERLY ORGANISATION (HCEO)
£100,000 CASTLEHAVEN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
£100,000 BEXLEY CHURCHES CARE TRUST
£100,000 AGE UK REDBRIDGE, BARKING AND HAVERING
£99,894 YOUR VOICE COUNTS
£98,875 ST PANCRAS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
£98,352 REDBRIDGE CARERS SUPPORT SERVICE
£97,000 TOYNBEE HALL
£96,468 SUBCO TRUST
£96,281 AGE UK BEXLEY
£96,210 ENDING DOMESTIC ABUSE NOW LINCOLNSHIRE
£95,000 EAST MARSH UNITED
£95,000 COVENT GARDEN DRAGON HALL TRUST
£92,901 DEVELOPMENTPLUS
£92,551 HAVERING ASIAN SOCIAL WELFARE ASSOCIATION
£92,550 UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH* ON BEHALF OF THE CARIBBEAN SOCIAL FORUM
£90,000 UPPER ROOM
£90,000 THIRD AGE PROJECT
£90,000 THE OPEN UNIVERSITY
£90,000 THE MIDDLESEX ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND
£90,000 THE JUNCTION FOUNDATION
£90,000 MAGDALENE GROUP
£90,000 KING'S LYNN NIGHT SHELTER
£90,000 HACKNEY MIGRANT CENTRE (HMC)
£90,000 FORESIGHT (NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE) LIMITED
£90,000 EFA LONDON
£90,000 DURHAM DIOCESAN BOARD OF FINANCE
£90,000 ASHFORD PLACE
£89,860 QUEEN'S CRESCENT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
£85,458 ST CHRISTOPHER'S HOSPICE
£84,592 PETER BEDFORD HOUSING ASSOCIATION
£84,000 WESTMINSTER ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESAN TRUSTEE
£83,389 CARERS TRUST HILLINGDON
£82,584 CLEARCOMMUNITYWEB CIC
£81,972 HOUSING JUSTICE
£81,000 PEMBROKE COLLEGE SETTLEMENT
£81,000 HARROW CARERS
£78,741 VOLUNTEER CENTRE HACKNEY
£78,624 COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR CHANGE
£78,000 IROKO THEATRE COMPANY
£77,900 MIND IN HARROW
£77,580 WILLINGTON OPEN DOOR METHODIST CHURCH
£76,446 DUTCH POT LUNCH & SOCIAL CLUB
£75,000 THINK2SPEAK CIC
£75,000 THE BRIDGE PLUS+ LIMITED
£75,000 THE BIKE PROJECT
£75,000 TALES TOOLKIT LTD
£75,000 SUNDERLAND BANGLADESH INTERNATIONAL CENTRE
£75,000 SOUTHWARK DAY CENTRE FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS
£75,000 NEW HOPE NORTH EAST
£75,000 MAP MIDDLESBROUGH
£75,000 GROUNDSWELL NETWORK SUPPORT UK
£75,000 DIOCESE OF HEXHAM AND NEWCASTLE
£75,000 CARDINAL HUME CENTRE
£75,000 AGE UK WESTMINSTER
£75,000 AGE UK SUTTON
£74,740 LEAP LTD
£74,700 CRIPPLEGATE FOUNDATION ISLINGTON GIVING
£74,666 A WAY OUT
£73,000 NORTH LONDON CREDIT UNION LIMITED
£72,313 AF&V LAUNCHPAD LIMITED
£71,863 OASIS COMMUNITY HUB WATERLOO
£70,000 HARINGEY MIGRANT SUPPORT CENTRE
£70,000 CLOCKHOUSE COMMUNITY CENTRE
£70,000 BARONS COURT PROJECT
£68,570 EKOTA CARE TRUST LIMITED
£68,050 ISLINGTON CENTRE FOR REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS
£67,933 ALL HALLOWS CHURCH BOW
£65,000 CLAREMONT PROJECT (ISLINGTON)
£63,000 AGE UK BARNET
£62,979 MARKFIELD PROJECT
£62,500 ABBEY COMMUNITY CENTRE
£61,820 IRAQI COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
£61,029 BARNET REFUGEE SERVICE
£61,000 SOUTHWARK DIOCESAN WELCARE
£60,931 NEW HORIZON YOUTH CENTRE
£60,000 THE PARENT HOUSE (TPH)
£60,000 THE GREAT YARMOUTH PATHWAY
£60,000 THE DISTRICT CHURCH COUNCIL (DCC) OF ST LUKE’S DOWNHAM
£60,000 ST PETERS COMMUNITY WELLBEING PROJECTS
£60,000 SOCIETY OF MARY AND MARTHA
£60,000 QUAKER SOCIAL ACTION
£60,000 MAGPIE DANCE
£60,000 FAIRFORD AND LECHLADE AREAS WORKING FOR WELLBEING
£60,000 AGE UK LONDON
£60,000 AGE UK EALING
£60,000 700 CLUB
£59,596 AGE UK HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM
£58,620 IMAGINE NORFOLK TOGETHER
£55,516 THE READER ORGANISATION
£55,500 BOOK CLUBS IN SCHOOLS
£55,137 LIVINGWAY MINISTRIES
£55,000 SPITALFIELDS CRYPT TRUST
£54,546 CHRISTIAN ACTION & RESOURCE ENTERPRISE LTD
£52,926 TOWER HAMLETS PARENTS CENTRE
£50,000 WEST HAM UNITED FOUNDATION
£50,000 THE WICKERS CHARITY
£50,000 THE KIDS AND YOUNG ADULTS KLUB-SPECIAL NEEDS SUPPORT GROUP (THE KAYAKS)
£50,000 OPEN AGE
£50,000 MARYLEBONE PROJECT
£50,000 INTERGENERATIONAL MUSIC MAKING
£50,000 BROMLEY BY BOW CENTRE
£49,914 GO FORWARD YOUTH
£49,900 THE CINNAMON NETWORK
£49,702 SPECTRA CIC
£49,500 AGE UK MERTON
£49,400 THE DIANA AWARD
£49,378 GREENWICH AND BEXLEY COTTAGE HOSPICE
£48,637 HACKNEY PLAYBUS
£48,373 HIGHGATE NEWTOWN COMMUNITY PARTNERS
£48,240 ST VINCENT'S FAMILY PROJECT
£48,074 MOBILE REPAIR SERVICE
£47,411 CLAPTON COMMONS COMMUNITY ORGANISATION LIMITED
£46,874 CHALKHILL COMMUNITY CENTRE
£45,000 SUPPORT THROUGH COURT
£45,000 BARNET COMMUNITY PROJECTS
£44,947 KILBURN OLDER VOICES EXCHANGE
£42,000 PLACE AT MY TABLE
£42,000 ALL PEOPLE ALL PLACES
£41,600 THE FAMILY MEDIATION TRUST
£40,680 SPEAK STREET CIC
£40,592 ELIMHOUSE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION SOUTHWARK
£40,000 INDEPENDENCE AT HOME
£40,000 ELFRIDA RATHBONE CAMDEN
£39,598 ST MARY'S PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL
£39,153 FACE FRONT INCLUSIVE THEATRE
£35,604 GLOBE COMMUNITY PROJECT
£35,080 BISHOP CREIGHTON HOUSE SETTLEMENT
£35,000 BUDDYHUB C.I.C.
£31,740 THE PCC OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST BROWNSWOOD PARK
£30,000 NAFSIYAT
£30,000 HOPE4BARKINGDAGENHAM
£30,000 CREATE ARTS
£30,000 AGE UK CROYDON
£28,000 SURREY DOCKS FARM PROVIDENT SOCIETY
£28,000 ENFIELD CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAUX SERVICES
£26,680 NEW ART STUDIO
£25,000 NORFOLK & NORWICH HOSPITALS CHARITY
£25,000 MARGARET CLITHEROW TRUST
£24,000 THE ISLAMIC ASSOCIATION OF LINCOLN, ON BEHALF OF THE LINCOLN EMBRACING ALL NATIONS (LEAN)
£23,600 ST LUKE'S MISSION INITIATIVE
£23,000 WALWORTH GOLDEN OLDIES
£21,980 PRAXIS COMMUNITY PROJECTS
£20,000 PARENT CLUB
£20,000 MANNA SOCIETY
£16,000 IN DEEP COMMUNITY TASK FORCE
£15,024 THE SHARP END
£14,541 THE COMMUNITY HUB
£14,116 GENERATION EXCHANGE
£12,445 ALL SAINTS CHURCH CLAPHAM PARK PCC
£12,000 ST BARTHOLOMEW, TWEEDMOUTH
£10,000 NEWHAM ALL STAR SPORTS ACADEMY (NASSA)
£10,000 HOLY TRINITY & ST SILAS C E PRIMARY SCHOOL
£10,000 CULLODEN PRIMARY SCHOOL - A PARADIGM ACADEMY
£10,000 ABINGDON SCHOOL
£9,464 ASSOCIATION OF JAMAICANS (UK) TRUST
£9,150 THE JANNATH FOUNDATION UK
£8,858 HOUSE OF ST BARNABAS
£8,695 POSITIVE NETWORK COMMUNITY PROJECT
£7,699 SHAPESHIFTER PRODUCTIONS
£7,600 AGE UK LEWISHAM AND SOUTHWARK
£6,920 RENEWAL PROGRAMME
£6,000 KEY4LIFE
£6,000 ARVON FOUNDATION
£5,963 YOUNG URBAN ARTS FOUNDATION (YUAF)
£5,940 SOLIDARITY SPORTS
£5,839 HEART 'N' SOUL
£5,490 HOMELINK DAY RESPITE CARE
£5,200 ARTS FOR ALL
£5,000 THE DANIEL SPARGO-MABBS FOUNDATION
£5,000 RUISLIP NORTHWOOD OLD FOLKS ASSOCIATION
£5,000 PARK THEATRE
£5,000 LISTENING PLACE
£5,000 HAMMERSMITH COMMUNITY GARDENS ASSOCIATION
£5,000 COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS
£4,400 BACK ON THE MAP
£4,036 SAMUEL LITHGOW YOUTH CENTRE
£4,000 LINK AGE SOUTHWARK
£3,637 THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF STOCKTON-ON-TEES ST PETER
£3,540 COMPANY THREE THEATRE LTD (PREVIOUSLY- ISLINGTON COMMUNITY THEATRE)
£2,500 ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS TRUST
£2,500 ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC
£2,000 CAMDEN PEOPLE'S THEATRE
£1,750 SOUTHWARK PENSIONERS CENTRE
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