Trust for London

(Registered Charity No: 205629)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Who they support

People or organisations based in London . The average annual spending of grantees has been £1,485,798 . The average age of charities supported has been 18 years, with a typical range of 6-30 years.

Grant criteria

We fund work which tackles poverty and inequality in the capital. We support work providing greater insights into the root causes of London’s social problems and how they can be overcome; activities which help people improve their lives; and work empowering Londoners to influence and change policy, practice and public attitudes. We have seven funding programmes for 2018-2022, details of which can be found in our funding guidelines.

Grant details

Typically £50-150,000 to well established charities

Application procedure

Online application process, three closing dates annually.

Main Overlaps with other Grant Makers
Sole supporter: 16% by number, 10% by value.
By ValueBy Number
National Lottery44%42%
City Bridge Trust41%35%
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation27%24%
Comic Relief27%23%
A B Charitable Trust25%20%
Paul Hamlyn Foundation21%20%
The Tudor Trust20%19%
Lloyds Bank Foundation20%17%
Barrow Cadbury Trust18%17%
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust17%14%
Where are the Beneficiaries?
Grants made
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In this period they've made 275 significant donations to registered charities totalling £21,565,748

When Amount Grantee Donors To be used for
10/10/2019 £150,000 Barrow Cadbury Trust 8? The funding is for the general costs of the Fair By Design Campaign, contributing to its salaries and other campaign costs.
10/10/2019 £93,000 Citizens Advice Havering 1? The funding is for continuation of its specialist employment rights advice that supports workers rights, tackles discrimination and, where relevant, preparation for tribunals. Advice staff will also mentor volunteers to build capacity and ensure future service provision.
10/10/2019 £100,000 Institute for the Future of Work 1? The funding is for the further development and application of IFOW’s social policy innovation model, the delivery of policy projects and pilots, and the dissemination of resulting solutions and learnings to make work better and fairer in the retail and transport sectors in London.
10/10/2019 £87,000 Working Well Trust 2? The funding is for a review of the issues preventing career progression for people with mental health and to establish employer models of good practice covering employer engagement, organisational change and client support.
10/10/2019 £32,000 Police Foundation 2? The funding is for research to explore the vulnerability to criminal victimisation of moped-based food delivery drivers in the gig economy in London. The project will look at drivers' experience of criminal victimisation and explore ways to reduce their vulnerability to it.
10/10/2019 £37,200 Community Language Support Services 2? The funding is for a salary of a part time advice worker, who will provide advice and support on social welfare to refugees from Arabic speaking countries to access mainstream services, workshops, group activities and home visits to assist people with disabilities, housebound and the elderly.
10/10/2019 £138,000 Kingston Carers' Network 8? The funding is for the cost of a specialist benefit adviser who will provide comprehensive advice and advocacy to carers and those they care for. The adviser will identify benefit entitlements and help carers/families access these by completing applications and by providing advice and representation throughout the appeal process.
10/10/2019 £67,437 Release Legal Emergency and Drugs Services 6? The funding is for a new enhanced specialist social security legal advice service for people who have a history of drug and/or alcohol dependency, providing casework and representation at the First-tier and Upper Tribunal.
10/10/2019 £97,000 South West London Law Centres 4? The funding is for the continuation of specialist employment advice, casework and representation through a mixture of free and fee paying services. The service will work alongside and supplement the Centre's extensive pro bono clinic service.
10/10/2019 £40,000 Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association 3? The funding is for bilingual benefit, housing, and other general advice work mainly with Bengali, Sylheti, Urdu and Hindi speakers. FNA is the only accredited bilingual advice service with all these languages in central London.
10/10/2019 £48,150 Harrow Association of Somali Voluntary Organisations 3? The funding is for a two days a week advice and advocacy project for Somali and Arabic speakers from across Northwest London. Clients will be supported with crisis assistance, debt, welfare benefits , help into employment, housing advocacy, help with health and training to reduce the cycle of crisis.
10/10/2019 £150,000 Public Law Project 4? The funding is for legal work, both practical and academic, to assist the London sector to take a strategic approach to immigration and welfare rights issues arising in the post Brexit context. It will explore the evolving role of technology in the delivery of justice in these areas.
10/10/2019 £40,000 Horn of Africa Disability and Elderly Association The funding is for continued employment of HADEA's Welfare Rights Advice and Support Worker and the continuation of the drop-in advice service in partnership with Ealing Law Centre and Ealing Centre for Independent Living.
10/10/2019 £70,441 Hope not Hate Charitable Trust 3? The funding is to extend the secondment of a member of staff to the Greater London Authority’s social integration team for a further 15 months. The secondee will work on the Citizenship and Integration Initiative, specifically on the democratic engagement project.
02/10/2019 £58,000 Active Horizons 1? The funding is for work to strengthen the voice and engagement of particularly BME young people living in Bexley through leadership and advocacy sessions.
02/10/2019 £50,000 EdAid Foundation 1? The funding is for the staff and other delivery costs of a pilot offering low-cost loans to families applying for UK Citizenship for their children. It is anticipated that 2/3rds of the families to benefit from the pilot programme will be from London.
02/10/2019 £105,000 ATD Fourth World 1? The funding is for the Giving Poverty A Voice programme which aims to change local systems, structures and policy by promoting and supporting stronger participatory work to address poverty at an institutional level.
02/10/2019 £110,000 Centre 70 3? The funding is for a new part-time specialist, housing caseworker; training for volunteer advisors and students to increase service capacity; and training for other advice providers in relation to housing. The focus will be on people in housing need particularly in the Private Rented Sector.
02/10/2019 £150,000 Detention Action 9? The funding is for an integrated advocacy programme aimed at achieving a statutory prohibition on indefinite immigration detention in London and nationally; contributing to the establishment of community-based Alternatives to Detention (ATDs), and supporting the development of the London-based Freed Voices network (FV) to lead the campaign for reform.
02/10/2019 £130,000 Doctors of the World UK 4? The funding is for a programme of work which empowers and mobilises NHS professionals, people with lived experience and strategic health bodies to tackle the health inequalities faced by Londoners with insecure immigration status.
02/10/2019 £33,000 Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) 8? The funding is for a new project to explore how to redesign the UK's immigration system to encourage better work and more responsible employment practices. The project will set out an ambitious approach to joining up immigration and skills policy within a new post-Brexit system.
02/10/2019 £80,000 We Belong 2? This funding is for the creation of a new post, Youth Parliamentary Officer. This young person will ideally have lived experience of migration and in recognition of their development needs, funding will also be used for a consultant who will be a mentor with experience in policy and public affairs.
02/10/2019 £88,000 Harrow Law Centre 5? The funding is for a part time (three days per week) immigration solicitor. It is a request for continued funding. The worker will give one to one advice on aspects of immigration law, will represent at tribunals where required and initiate judicial review proceedings.
02/10/2019 £150,000 Central England Law Centre 4? The funding is towards two part-time supervising solicitors for Kids in Need of Defense UK, a pro-bono programme supporting thousands of undocumented children achieve settled status. It's a collaboration between not for-profits and law firms to train and supervise commercial lawyers, who in turn provide representation in children's immigration cases.
02/10/2019 £60,000 The Centre for Investigative Journalism 3? The funding is for a community journalism programme in London consisting of training in investigative skills and support for collaborative investigative research projects to produce evidence-based strategic communications and public-interest journalism aimed at addressing poverty and social inequality.
02/10/2019 £60,000 Interlink Foundation 4? The funding is for a project to strengthen the voice of Orthodox Jewish community groups. Funds will pay for staff and consultancy to; organise social activists within & beyond their community, provide training and advice to help groups frame their issues and communicate with the public and policy makers.
02/10/2019 £147,000 Global Action Plan 4? The funding is for in-depth campaigning support to residents living in three boroughs located outside the 2021 boundaries for the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in partnership with citizen-led groups, and for London’s Air Quality Action Network, which empowers polluted neighbourhoods to raise their voices in shaping policy.
09/07/2019 £60,000 Action West London 4? This funding is for a part time Job broker and associated delivery costs for a project to support young black men progress into higher level jobs. It will recruit young black men and engage with employers, to promote progression opportunities as part of Brent MOU Collective Impact Action Plan
13/06/2019 £138,000 Latin American Women’s Rights Services (LAWRS) 9? The funding is for the continuation and improvement of its programme of prevention, advice and evidence-based advocacy work, which seeks to achieve enhanced working conditions, employment rights and enforcement for low paid migrant women workers through specialist support, and the engagement of women with lived experiences in evidence-based advocacy work.
13/06/2019 £108,000 Breaking Barriers 6? 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.
13/06/2019 £86,000 Shpresa Programme 8? The funding is for holistic services to enable members of the Albanian-speaking community who are in exploitative or precarious employment to move into better work. Services will include: one-to-one support; information about employment rights; over-coming barriers to employment (e.g. flexible childcare); and engaging/working with employers.
13/06/2019 £53,300 Elays Network Ltd 2? The funding is for its advice and advocacy programme, which aims to ensure that disadvantaged members of its local community are able to access information and support on social welfare issues through 1-2-1 guidance in drop-in sessions and monthly presentations and workshops by professionals and advocates.
13/06/2019 £40,000 Dawn (Diwa Asian Women's Network) 1? The funding is for continuing DAWN's multilingual counselling service and social wellbeing programmes for the benefit of the BAME community, especially focused on addressing inequality, poverty and social exclusion of the socially isolated, multi-disadvantaged BAME women living in economically deprived areas and to improve their life-chances and quality of life.
13/06/2019 £84,000 LawWorks (Solicitors Pro Bono Group) 4? The funding is for the expansion of a pilot project which helps clients in insecure work claim unpaid wages from their employers at the Employment Tribunal. Law Centres and legal clinics refer cases to a LawWorks specialist employment solicitor who trains and supports volunteer lawyers to advise and represent clients.
13/06/2019 £38,320 Middle Eastern Women and Society Organisation 3? The funding is for the salary of two part-time Advisors in Westminster and Islington to give welfare advice, in community languages, on issues such as benefits and housing in community languages. The funding will enable it to expand the current advice service in order to meet the demand.
13/06/2019 £45,000 Doteveryone 3? The funding is for advocacy to improve access for gig-economy workers to skills and employment support, making progression into better work more achievable in the context of increased automation. It will research workers’ needs and influence changes to practices of agencies involved in skills and employment provision.
13/06/2019 £132,000 Mary Ward Legal Centre 5? The funding is for a full-time, specialist Welfare Benefits Caseworker for three years to provide specialist advice and representation on social security appeals to the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal. They will also help build capacity of other voluntary sector organisations through the provision of welfare benefits training and support.
13/06/2019 £150,000 Children's Society 11? The funding is for a London pilot of the “Coordinated Crisis Support” programme to: Address gaps in emergency support provision through better networking. Prevent financial crisis recurrence by addressing underlying difficulties.
13/06/2019 £85,000 Attend 7? The funding is to help Acquired Brain Injured (ABI) survivors and their employers understand the barriers to progression in employment for this group of low paid disabled workers. It will develop and provide training to both groups, raising awareness and changing employment practices. ABI survivors will also receive motivational coaching.
13/06/2019 £124,000 House of St Barnabas - in - Soho 6? The funding is to pay for the costs of a new Progression Support worker over the next three years, to support a minimum of 36 homeless people with their progression within work into better paid, more secure employment.
13/06/2019 £80,000 Stifford Community Centre 2? The funding is to run a training programme to help low paid workers improve their job prospects, increase their pay and help employers to understand their employee needs more effectively.
05/06/2019 £78,000 IMiX 2? The funding is for media training and support for grassroots organisations to enable better understanding of messaging and communications around migration issues. The fund will enable IMiX to train people with lived experience of migration to have the confidence to speak to the media and advocate on their own behalf.
05/06/2019 £67,000 Wanstead and Woodford Migrant Support 1? The funding is for specialist immigration advice and representation. It will help vulnerable clients with their initial applications and take their cases to first-tier appeals if necessary. WWMS is accredited to deal with judicial review work, but would normally seek to refer clients on in such cases.
05/06/2019 £160,000 Solace Women’s Aid 9? The funding is for the salary and on-costs of Solace's qualified immigration solicitor. It will enable Solace to continue and expand its successful Immigration Legal Advice Service, funded by the Trust since 2015, and deliver OISC-accredited training, ultimately supporting women who have experienced domestic abuse to secure their immigration status.
05/06/2019 £81,000 Winchester Project - Camden 10? The funding is to scale-up a place-based, resident-led systems change programme on three estates in North Camden. Investment will support NCZ to back residents in leading change in their neighbourhoods, convene partners to support resident goals and to disseminate learning around strengthening residents’ collective voice and agency.
05/06/2019 £60,000 Cardinal Hume Centre 9? The funding is for the delivery of free legal advice and representation up to OISC Level 3 for vulnerable migrant families, children and adults and to gather evidence and build a network and referral process to increase the supply of free legal advice service within London.
05/06/2019 £87,000 Paddington Development Trust 6? The funding is for salary and project costs to employ a community development worker to support two existing resident-led neighbourhood forums operating in highly socially deprived wards in Westminster. The forums wish to ensure that their neighbours are supported to be heard during the regeneration of their neighbourhoods.
05/06/2019 £110,000 Ealing Community and Voluntary Service 1? The funding is for a development and campaigns officer to increase the capacity of voluntary sector organisations working with disadvantaged residents (low income, older people, younger people) or Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) residents in Ealing and Hounslow and to strengthen their ability to campaign for better housing.
05/06/2019 £85,000 High Trees Community Development Trust 6? The funding is for the salaries of Community Action Manager and Community Organiser and expenditure to work with residents across Tulse Hill to improve the living environment of social housing and other residents. Funding will also help develop a Community Action quality assurance/good practice framework for engagement of residents.
05/06/2019 £62,800 Hibiscus Initiatives 6? The funding is for new policy work regarding safety, support and integration of foreign national, female victims of trafficking, drawing primarily from the caseload from Hibiscus' Women's Centre, highlighting the practical implications of the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) reform and the new victim care contract.
05/06/2019 £128,000 UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group 6? The funding is for the salary of a legal officer and the Executive Director. The legal officer will give specialist advice to LGBTQI+ asylum seekers, help build capacity of lawyers and input into policy work. The Executive Director will manage the project and lead on policy and advocacy work.
05/06/2019 £30,000 Community Action on Dementia - Brent 2? The funding is for the salary and running costs of it's Voice Project Worker. The Worker will help people living with dementia to co-design and co-deliver support services and also help remove societal barriers that prevent their full and active participation in community life.
05/06/2019 £150,000 British Future 5? The funding is for activities that promote integration and put in place an immigration system that works for the economy, is fair to migrants and receiving communities and has greater public support.
05/06/2019 £100,000 Sheila McKechnie Foundation 9? The funding is to increase civil society’s understanding, appetite and capability to involve people with lived experience in social change in London. It will particularly explore what involvement could and should mean, including sharing power, amplifying voices, agenda-setting and people retaining control over their own stories.
05/06/2019 £94,000 Project Seventeen 6? The funding is for a joint project with Southwark Law Centre (SLC), tackling poverty among families with no recourse to public funds covered by Section 17 but who also need immigration legal advice.
05/06/2019 £150,000 Council of Somali Organisations 5? The funding is for the post of the Director to raise voices of the Somali VCOs in the London area and develop networking. It plans to introduce thematic engagement structures for raising the collective voice by providing the expertise in voices, policy, development and training.
05/06/2019 £140,000 Refugee Action 10? The funding is for empowering people seeking asylum and refugees to play a leading role in the design and implementation of the UK’s most successful ever asylum campaign, securing changes to national policies and the asylum system so that it is fair, effective and treats people seeking asylum with humanity.
05/06/2019 £90,000 Freedom From Torture 8? The funding is for continuation of its UK policy and advocacy work, including survivor activism, supporting the rehabilitation of torture survivors and that they receive effective protection. It seeks to ensure decision-makers correctly assess (and are accountable for) claims and that torture survivors are not inhumanely detained.
05/06/2019 £100,000 On Road Limited 8? The funding is for our Talking About Poverty network which aims to train and support London-based groups of people who have experienced poverty.
05/06/2019 £74,500 Here for Good 2? The funding is for the employment of a full-time immigration caseworker, who will be a fully qualified lawyer with EU immigration experience. The caseworker will be seconded to South West London Law Centres (SWLLC) in Croydon. The caseworker will provide free, in-person advice to vulnerable EEA citizens in London.
05/06/2019 £74,000 A New Direction 5? The funding is for an individualised leadership and development programme for young black men, with a focus on the creative and digital sectors. This is as part of the MOU Newham Collective Impact Action Plan.
05/06/2019 £7,500 CARERS UK 8? The funding is for our Helpline for unpaid carers. This provides advice, information and peer support to approximately 1,500 carers from London each year. One third of callers are struggling financially and many are £40 per week better off as a result of speaking to us.
05/06/2019 £10,000 Shift 3? This funding is for a short term project to gather and publish a set of proposals on how London might change if relationships were a central operating principle for the next mayoral administration. We will find and adapt transferable examples from other locations and also seek and create new ideas.
05/06/2019 £7,500 JUST FOR KIDS LAW LIMITED 15? The funding is towards of the costs of the work of our Finance and Resources team including the Director of Finance and Resources and the Finance Officer. Ensuring we have effective infrastructure systems for the operational running of the charity are key as without them we can't fulfill our mission.
05/06/2019 £7,500 MIND IN BARNET 1? The funding is for MiB to strengthen our social group provision. Research shows that socialising improves mental health, which is why our groups are vital. People with mental ill-health are: more likely to be out of work, have financial difficulties and the prevalaence of mental ill-health directly corrolates to inequality.
05/06/2019 £7,500 THE TRIANGLE ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND ASSOCIATION 2? The funding is for staff and materials needed to open every weekday during 3 half terms and Easter holiday; and for the children to prepare, cook and serve their own hot lunch. Parents/carers will be able to continue to work knowing their children are safely engaged in horizon-broadening, positive activities.
05/06/2019 £80,400 East London Business Alliance 2? The funding is for dedicated resource costs that will enable ELBA to; reach out to young black men who are resident in Newham, work directly with employers to identify and tackle recruitment and progression barriers and develop employer-led support to empower young black men to progress in good quality employment.
05/06/2019 £173,000 Action West London 4? The funding is for a Mentoring scheme for unemployed and employed young black men in Brent along with a consortium project where 4 voluntary organisations will work together with the MOU Collective Impact group to undertake strategic and practical work to improve employment outcomes for young black men in Brent.
05/06/2019 £7,500 RESOURCE FOR LONDON 2? The funding is for a specific initiative - the Journey to Justice exhibition and programme that is coming to Resource for London in April, May and June 2019. This celebrates the fight for civil rights both in the US and here in the UK.
05/06/2019 £90,000 West Ham United Foundation 3? The funding is for us to deliver an in-work careers development programme supporting underemployed young black men to secure career progressions. We will deliver a series of bespoke workshops, one-to-one support, facilitate skills development, and the attainment of qualifications, using our unique assets to engage and inspire.
05/06/2019 £7,500 SOFII FOUNDATION 1? The funding is for additional free website content that will be particularly useful to volunteer fundraisers and trustees in small, under-resourced charities. SOFII resources can help such organisations apply for funds and are, therefore, of tangible benefit to all local community organisations working to fight poverty and inequality in London.
05/06/2019 £7,500 HACKNEY MIGRANT CENTRE 4? The funding is for our weekly drop-in advice and support service to refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants in need. This includes: initial immigration and housing advice; destitution and homelessness emergency support and referrals; health advocacy; poverty relief; and ongoing support and casework for destitute visitors.
05/06/2019 £24,714 Hope not Hate Charitable Trust 3? The funding is for the extension of the secondment of Elisabeth Pop as Democratic Engagement Officer to the GLA
05/06/2019 £7,500 EMMAUS GREENWICH 1? The funding is for training its companions in transferrable work-related skills. This will help them find secure employment after they leave Emmaus, give them independence, and increase the chances of them avoiding the cycle of unemployment, poverty and homelessness in the future.
05/06/2019 £7,500 THE SWITCHBACK INITIATIVE 6? The funding is to work intensively with young men leaving prison and in the community, helping them to live stable, rewarding lives as part of society. Nationally 49% of offenders are back in prison within a year. For Switchback Trainees this figure is currently just 8%.
28/02/2019 £25,000 Centre for London 1? The funding is for a research project on Transport and Equity. It will explore how transport shapes the life chances of poorer Londoners. It will consider the cost of travel, degrees of connectivity and the distributional impact of travel externalities (air pollution, road danger) on health and wellbeing.
28/02/2019 £120,000 Creative Society 3? The funding is for the salary of a new Programme Manager to scale up the Creative Job Studio across three boroughs to support low paid workers in the creative sector into better or more secure employment.
28/02/2019 £179,000 Child Poverty Action Group 7? The funding is for a London Campaign Manager for two years to inform London's policymakers about child poverty, influence them to adopt policy solutions to address it, support and practically equip them to take action, and to ensure the voices of low income families are enhanced in policy debates.
28/02/2019 £90,000 Asylum Support Appeals Project 8? The funding is for a contribution towards the running costs of our duty scheme which provides free legal representation for destitute asylum seekers appealing to the First Tier Tribunal (Asylum Support) against a refusal of accommodation or support. The contribution requested reflects the proportion of service users living in London.
28/02/2019 £90,000 Citizens Advice Sutton 4? The funding is for a Universal Credit (UC) project including advice, support with appeals and Research & Advocacy work. Sutton was the first UC full digital service area and has many long term UC claimants. It expects Sutton to be one of the first areas to undergo UC managed migration.
28/02/2019 £40,000 Resolution Foundation 1? The funding is for a major new research project on working hours and time use in London and the UK. It will bring involve quantitative analysis, qualitative research and an expert seminar, and culminate in a research publication and event. The grant would cover half of the total project costs.
28/02/2019 £120,000 Paddington Law Centre 5? The funding is for the salary and overhead costs of a part-time Employment caseworker for three years, providing free, specialist advice, casework and Employment Tribunal advocacy to low paid, marginalised workers, aimed at addressing inequality issues at work, protecting workers' rights, securing correct pay/benefits, and obtaining redress/compensation on wrongful terminations.
28/02/2019 £122,000 Citizens Advice Redbridge The funding is for the continuation of its employment legal advice service providing assistance and representation on all aspects of employment law and practice for people who live and work in Redbridge. This will empower Redbridge residents, especially vulnerable workers, to ensure their employment rights are respected and grievances heard.
28/02/2019 £150,000 Maternity Action 6? The funding is for a policy and campaigning project to reduce pregnancy and maternity discrimination in the workplace, to strengthen legal protections for pregnant women and new mothers in precarious employment, and to increase maternity pay and benefits.
28/02/2019 £10,000 Paddington Development Trust 6? The funding is to test the feasibility of securing a share issue from FTSE 250 companies to build an endowment to invest in London’s most stressed communities, tackling needs identified by those communities. This grant will enable the London Communities Commission to make the business and secure business champions.
28/02/2019 £12,750 Citizens UK 13? The funding is to cover the cost of calculating the Living Wage rates in London and the UK annually, based on the best available evidence for the cost of living pressures facing employees and their families, to ensure the ongoing credibility and independence of the real Living Wage rates.
28/02/2019 £140,000 North Kensington Law Centre 5? The funding is for the salary of the current Senior Employment Caseworker and supporting costs to train and supervise volunteers to continue to meet the high demand of people seeking help in a range of employment matters. This include initial advice, written submissions, advocacy and representation in tribunals.
20/02/2019 £112,000 Haringey Migrant Support Centre 6? The funding is for the continuation of specialist immigration advice delivered by a solicitor from Islington Law Centre (2 days/week) and on costs of delivering the service.
20/02/2019 £90,000 National Aids Trust 3? The funding is for policy work to reframe the narratives on HIV and migration; improve the lives of migrants living with HIV; and to challenge current practice in relation migrants with HIV and their access to welfare and other entitlements.
20/02/2019 £120,000 Camden Community Law Centre 4? The funding is for specialist immigration advice to people living in the London Borough of Camden and surrounding areas. This funding is necessary to maintain access to non-asylum immigration advice due to increased pressure following legal aid cuts and the impact of Brexit on EU nationals in Camden.
20/02/2019 £36,000 The Hoxton Trust 2? The funding is to provide free advice from trained advisors to the most vulnerable residents of Hackney who are economically and socially disadvantaged.
20/02/2019 £89,000 Anti-Tribalism Movement 4? The funding is for empowering and skilling up residents, particularly Somali community members, of White City and South Acton areas to become informed, active stakeholders in regeneration schemes which have a direct and potentially life-changing impact on their housing, livelihood, education, social networks, health and leisure choices.
20/02/2019 £90,000 Southwark Law Centre 7? The funding is for the salary of its Specialist Housing Solicitor who will provide casework and representation for destitute migrants, enabling them to access housing and financial support. It will continue to co-ordinate the Housing and Immigration Group, providing consultancy support to increase capacity of other organisations supporting destitute migrants.
20/02/2019 £60,000 St Paul's Money Advice Centre 1? The funding is to help fund the core running cost including the salary of the Centre Manager, who is the only full-time employee, in order to continue to provide debt and money advice to those in need and provide good support to volunteers.
20/02/2019 £52,128 Project Seventeen 6? The funding is to second a member of staff to the Greater London Authority’s social integration team. The secondee will work on the Citizenship and Integration Initiative, specifically on the Tackling Barriers and inequalities strand of work.
20/02/2019 £50,000 Barnet Lone Parent Centre 2? The funding is for part of the salary and on-costs for the Family Welfare Advisor who runs the Help with Money project. This provides advice to lone parents and local people in need.
20/02/2019 £171,000 Partnership for Young London 6? The funding will build the skills and capacity of youth organisations and young people to conduct their own peer-research, take forward youth-led campaigns and put youth voice at the core of practice and policy. This approach will focus on economic inequality issues for young Londoners, based on their lived experience.
20/02/2019 £150,000 Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants 5? The funding is for continuing the legal helpline for undocumented migrants, outreach work with the Red Cross and to continue to deepen the link between this work and its growing campaigning and advocacy against the Hostile Environment & support for new approaches to regularisation.
20/02/2019 £100,000 Latin American House 3? The funding is for continuation of our specialist level immigration advice service supporting settlement for vulnerable members of the Latin American community in London.
20/02/2019 £100,000 Platform-London 4? The funding is for a community organising project that will ensure City Hall listens to the voices of Londoners with lived experiences of climate injustice and poverty. As a result the social ambition of the Mayor’s climate policy will significantly increase and several key demands will be won.
20/02/2019 £130,000 Kensington and Chelsea Social Council 2? The funding is to enable positive change through increasing the skills and knowledge of civil society organisations based within Kensington and Chelsea through training and development to improve facilitation, input and control over the recovery of North Kensington.
20/02/2019 £124,000 Island Advice Centre 4? The funding is for the salary of an existing Housing Caseworker, to deliver housing legal advice and casework for those not eligible for legal aid; deliver training; produce factsheets; and advocate on specific issues with appropriate authorities.
20/02/2019 £45,000 Community of Tigrayan Refugees in Britain 1? The funding is for welfare benefits, housing and general advice information and casework including links with health and specialist services through a new, part-time Advice Worker.
20/02/2019 £60,000 Living Well Bromley 3? The funding is for a new, part time Advisor (24 hours per week) to lead and develop a comprehensive advice and advocacy service and volunteer team on issues relating to housing, welfare benefits and debt.
20/02/2019 £147,000 Just for Kids Law 15? The funding is for JfKL's holistic representation of young people through the provision of specialist immigration (non-asylum) legal support across London. It will take the evidence from our casework work to fight for reform through lobbying, influencing and campaigning to achieve a more humane, just and fair immigration system.
20/02/2019 £30,000 Prisoners' Advice Service 7? The funding is for our on-going work to address the inequality of treatment of Foreign National Prisoners (FNPs) with a London connection by providing advice and advocacy support.
31/10/2018 £119,700 Stay Safe East 4? The funding is for Stay Safe East to employ a Benefits and Entitlements Adviser to support deaf and disabled survivors of abuse to access welfare benefits and other entitlements, provide budgeting support where needed, produce guidance on income needs of disabled survivors and to identify issues for disabled survivors in relation to benefits and poverty.
31/10/2018 £174,660 Inclusion Barnet 4? The funding is for placing a full-time Peer Welfare and Money Advisor within the Touchpoint team, which is IB’s information navigation service, to provide a full-time accessible welfare and money advice, including case work and financial capability work.
31/10/2018 £169,000 Disability Advice Service Lambeth 2? The funding is to secure the future of DASL's Advice Service. It will cover the salary and running costs of the Senior Advice Worker with hours increased to full-time, the recruitment of four additional volunteer benefit advisers, and management costs to ensure service quality through maintenance of the AQS and effective contribution to policy work.
31/10/2018 £111,750 Action Disability Kensington & Chelsea 2? The funding is for a Disability Specialist Legal Advice Worker specialising in welfare benefits and general advice and casework in discrimination, accessible transport reviews and community care. It will also provide social policy work and research to support ADKC’s campaigning role of challenging the barriers that prevent disabled people from fully participating in society.
31/10/2018 £142,000 Richmond Users Independent Living Scheme (RUILS) The funding is for an information, advice and advocacy service for disabled people in the Richmond Borough. The service will provide casework support and advice for individuals navigating the health and social care systems, specialist support and advocacy with housing issues and welfare benefit appeals.
31/10/2018 £180,000 Enfield Disability Action 2? The funding is for an accessible advice and advocacy service for deaf and disabled people living in Enfield. The service will deliver advice and advocacy on welfare rights, housing, health, social care and human rights issues. Disabled peoples’ experiences and learning from the work will be shared with DDPO’s funders and service providers.
31/10/2018 £24,965 Hope not hate Educational Limited 3? The funding is to second a senior member of staff into the GLA Social Integration Team full time
02/10/2018 £7,500 Art Refuge UK 1? The funding is for Art Refuge UK, a small, robust charity established in 2006, that works through art and art therapy with people who have been displaced due to political or religious persecution, oppression, armed conflict, trafficking, natural disaster and/or poverty, currently operating in Bristol, London and Calais, northern France.
02/10/2018 £7,500 OnSide Youth Zones 3? The funding is towards a contribution to the £1,300,000 of annual running costs raised for Barking & Dagenham OnSide Youth Zone, which provides young people from this area of high deprivation with access to a range of activities and counselling that are often provided in more well developed areas.
02/10/2018 £7,500 Hestia Housing and Support 8? The funding is for the Hestia's work in London which helps women and children impacted by domestic abuse and human trafficking.
02/10/2018 £7,500 Just for Kids Law 15? The funding is for delivering support to children and young people from crisis to stability to independence. We do this through innovative, community-based legal representation, advocacy and opportunities programmes. We drive change through strategic litigation and policy reform. We aim to be the UK's leading experts in youth justice law.
02/10/2018 £7,500 Remembered 1? The funding is for the purpose of housing veterans (either homeless or in financial difficulty) in London and to provide the help (including mentoring) that veterans need to get back on track or into employment. Part of the funds used for conducting/supporting research into the need for this housing/service with our partners.
30/09/2018 £60,000 Federation of Iraqi Refugees 1? The funding is for FIR to continue providing support, advice and advocacy to London’s Iraqi refugee community, including those with the right to remain, asylum seekers and those held in detention centres. This includes immigration advice, referrals to other agencies and solicitors, advocacy work, accessing welfare benefits and promoting integration.
30/09/2018 £30,000 Latin Elephant 3? The funding is for increasing BAME traders collective voice and influence, preventing displacement of BAME traders, promoting retention of SMEs and access to affordable retail space, engaging BAME communities and improving understanding in planning and regeneration and to present evidence of the diverse social benefits of BAME traders and economies to public policy makers.
30/09/2018 £100,000 Toynbee Hall 10? The funding is for a project aimed at improving the quality of rented housing through a community-lead programme, addressing concerns around perceptions of unsafe neighbourhood environments preventing engagement and participation. We will empower social and private tenants as peer organisers to campaign for change, trial community-based solutions, share the results and create replicable models
30/09/2018 £116,800 Anti-Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit 5? The funding is to provide specialist legal advice to victims of modern slavery in order to regularise immigration status, and to undertake advocacy work to improve awareness of victims of modern slavery and the support victims need. The funding will also enhance protections through effective access to justice and more effective pathways to settlement. 
30/09/2018 £40,000 HostNation 2? The funding is for a small team to continue to deliver community-based social provision amongst marginalised asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in London's outer boroughs. HostNation is applying for help with running costs to maintain and develop our digital platform and for two staff salaries to deliver project outcomes.
30/09/2018 £60,000 Ethiopian Women's Empowerment Group 2? The funding is to cover the cost of providing an advice and information service to Ethiopian women, and women from other ethnicities, who are affected by the Grenfell fire. The service will aim to improve their lives, health and confidence and to offer access to advice and information. 
30/09/2018 £95,000 Migrants’ Rights Network 4? The funding is for the London+ project which promotes the rights of migrants vulnerable to exploitation and discrimination due to insecure immigration status, by: enabling migrant-led advocacy on issues affecting them, strengthening London-wide infrastructure for organising and collaborative campaigns and developing self-help tools to access rights and entitlements.
30/09/2018 £74,000 Create Streets Foundation 1? The funding is for Place Champions, a community capacity-building mini-course which trains local residents to better understand regeneration, urban design and ways in which communities can influence these processes to their own advantage, and to the wider advantage of London which needs to build more affordable homes.
14/06/2018 £7,500 Woolwich Service Users Project 1? The funding is to buy equipment needed to run its services in its new building such as tables and chairs and desks for technology and other sundries and running costs to provide a continuing service to the 150 plus service users it sees each week.
31/05/2018 £30,000 Work Rights Centre 3? The funding for the salaries of Service Provision Manager and Service Provision Officer, and volunteer expenses, which will ensure the continuous running of our weekly employment rights clinic in the Wembley Community Library. The funding will ensure that our service remains uninterrupted and freely accessible to all EU and UK nationals.
31/05/2018 £45,000 Voice of Domestic Workers 1? The funding is for three years support of salary costs for The Voice of Domestic Workers' one employee - its Community Organiser Marissa Begonia who established the organisation in 2009 and has committed her life to the education and rights of migrant domestic workers in the UK.
31/05/2018 £150,000 Sustain: The Alliance for Better Food and Farming 7? The funding is to provide a roadmap of policies to reduce food poverty. Our work will be two-fold: working with local authorities and key stakeholders to implement strategic and affordable actions to tackle food poverty in the capital and amplifying the voice of experts-by-experience.
31/05/2018 £25,000 Crisis 6? The funding is for a feasibility study looking at the potential for a pan London approach to procuring private rented accommodation to use to prevent or relieve homelessness.
31/05/2018 £89,000 Custom House and Canning Town Community Renewal Project 1? The funding is for empowering a strong group of temporary tenants in Newham to win secure, affordable and high quality housing for those in temporary accomodation. Do this by building on our current work with tenants of TANDO/Mears in Custom House and expanding to temporary tenants across Newham.
31/05/2018 £140,000 Citizens UK 13? The funding is to pilot the most effective provision of support (legal and otherwise) to children with irregular status (and their families) in primary school settings, delivered through a collaboration with a range of organisations.
31/05/2018 £42,000 Social Market Foundation 2? The funding is for research that will track people educated in London and investigate how disadvantaged London children perform in the labour market. It will examine the factors that affect whether good school results are converted into successful employment outcomes and propose policies to improve social mobility in the capital.
31/05/2018 £80,000 St Giles Trust 16? The funding is for a specialist Career Coach addressing the issues of low pay and poor quality jobs, as they impact on people with criminal convictions, a group that experiences significant labour market disadvantage. The project will pilot effective support for individuals and employers and share learning with wider stakeholders.
31/05/2018 £41,000 British Somali Community 1? The funding is to use the social action model to explore and challenge issues around ‘Violence Against Women and Girls’ in the community. A programme of 3 interlinked components will create a collective and connected voice, develop solutions and empower a community with the confidence to understand, challenge and deal with current problems.
31/05/2018 £45,000 Kongolese Children's Association 3? The funding is for continuing advice for the Welfare of our clients.  We have also received people from diverse other backgrounds who joined the project.  The demand has become higher and higher, so we want to get another 3 years fund to sustain that project.
31/05/2018 £34,000 Redbridge Equalities and Community Council 1? The funding is for re-establishing General Advice Outreach Surgeries and develop a drop-in service for people from isolated or vulnerable groups who may not know about their rights and entitlements, how to access them, or encountering barriers stopping them from accessing them.
31/05/2018 £45,000 The Magpie Project 4? The funding is for a contribution towards the salary of our part-time Project Manager (0.8FTE) who is responsible for running the Project, including: co-ordinating and managing relationships with external service providers; day to day management and administration; financial management; overseeing the services, care, and support provided to our families.
31/05/2018 £25,000 London Emergencies Trust 2? The funding is for the operating costs of London Emergencies Trust to allow it to (a) complete its grant making in London's five emergency incidents in 2017 and (b) hold a small reserve to allow for rapid response in case of future emergencies
31/05/2018 £105,000 London Gypsies and Travellers 7? 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
31/05/2018 £62,000 Medact 3? The funding is to support health professionals in London to challenge new requirements for eligibility checks and upfront charging for NHS care. We propose to do this through workplace organising, research, and media interventions. This is part of our broader campaign to achieve reversal of these charges altogether.
31/05/2018 £130,000 London Unemployed Strategies Limited The funding is to set up and develop claimants self-help 'Stand Up For Your Rights' groups in boroughs additional to those already established and coaching those claimants from the SUFYR groups and other volunteers (e.g. from Unite Community,TRAs and other vol orgs) showing enthusiasm and ability in advanced claimants support work.
31/05/2018 £60,000 Youth Legal and Resource Centre 2? The funding is for the salary and overheads of a housing solicitor/caseworker of supervisor standard to provide specialist housing advice in possession proceedings, disrepair, homelessness and illegal evictions having been granted a Legal Aid contract in Housing Law. Funding requirements decrease as income from the contract grows over 3 years.
31/05/2018 £50,000 Liberty - National Council for Civil Liberties 5? The funding is for a campaign to stop the sharing of confidential information between public services and immigration enforcement, blocking migrants from essential services. This grant will allow us to turn a policy-focused project into the strategic, cross-sector campaign needed to dismantle this practice, before the human cost rises.
31/05/2018 £80,000 Evelyn 190 Centre 1? The funding would be used for 1 full time specialist employment.advice worker. They will advise clients face to face, negotiate with third parties, assist clients to prepare for Tribunal.and Court.and represent when it is appropriate. They would raise awareness of employment rights to other agencies, employers, etc.
31/05/2018 £90,000 Working Families 2? The funding is provide specialist legal advice on employment rights and in-work benefits, including casework, to disadvantaged London parents. Delivering more second-tier training to London advisers and outreach sessions to London parents. Building on our established charity partnerships and developing new partnerships, extending our reach particularly to BAME parents.
31/05/2018 £84,000 Homeless Link 10? The funding is for the development of a new London-wide homeless sector approach to understanding and challenging the impact of welfare changes on people experiencing homelessness. Expanding Homeless Link’s Expert Panel of people with lived experience, and supporting frontline organisations, to create a collective voice to campaign for positive change and practical solutions.
31/05/2018 £120,000 Policy in Practice 1? The funding will extend the current Low-income Londoners and Welfare Reform project for a further 18 months to: Analyse, report and present on the drivers and impact of poverty on low income Londoners Include more London boroughs and track the impact of Universal Credit Advance from descriptive to predictive analysis
31/05/2018 £60,000 LASA Charity UK Ltd 2? The funding is to reach new beneficiaries and disadvantaged communities across London, developing advisers’ skills, learning and confidence, increasing capacity and effectiveness, improving public understanding and access to social welfare law advice and information, whilst growing our ability to provide free or low-cost information and support.
31/05/2018 £150,000 Ealing Law Centre 5? The funding is for a contribution to the costs of employing an Immigration Supervisor to head up the work of ELC's Immigration Unit, providing free legal advice and representation on immigration, asylum and citizenship matters to people in need in and around the Borough of Ealing
31/05/2018 £139,000 Equality and Diversity Forum 6? The funding is for strengthening the voices of London’s civil society, with a focus on Trust for London grantees, through a strategic communications programme that increases knowledge, skills and confidence to understand, engage and shift public and political attitudes on inequality, poverty and social justice.
31/05/2018 £18,000 Rainham Foodbank 3? The funding is to fund the cost of a sewing tutor, 16 hours per week equals two days per week. Contact time 6 hours, preparation time 10 hours. The aims are to break the patterns of isolation and to raise the confidence of mainly women raising families on their own.
31/05/2018 £60,000 S.P.I.D. Theatre Company 4? The funding is for SPID’s Estate Voices. Through free weekly campaigning and networking sessions with our outreach officer and our marketing officer, we will connect estate communities and help them strategise making their voices heard. Participants will develop their communication skills to champion residents’ rights to affordable, secure housing.
31/05/2018 £45,000 Bromley Experts by Experience CIC 1? The funding is for us to further develop the work we do which has been funded by you, around building the campaigning skills of disabled people and local Deaf and Disabled People's Organisations and strengthening our collective voice at a time of growing inequality
31/05/2018 £30,000 Food Foundation The funding is to work with school-aged, disadvantaged, children and young people living in London’s most deprived areas to contribute evidence and recommendations (including through developing their media and campaigning skills) to a National Inquiry into child food insecurity and to secure national policy change as a result of their engagement.
31/05/2018 £45,000 London Sustainability Exchange 4? The funding is for London's Air Quality Action network which empowers representatives of polluted neighbourhoods to raise their voices in shaping policy. In partnership with London Citizens/TELCO, we will reach out and support residents who are most in need of this project - in East London and especially Tower Hamlets.
31/05/2018 £40,000 New Unity 4? The funding is for a supervising immigration advisor (OISC Level 3) over 2 years (7 hour p/w at Legal Aid rate: £50 p/h). We are also requesting the cost of professional quarterly volunteer training, coordination and project evaluation costs and some minor office and travel expenses for 2 years.
31/05/2018 £80,000 Safe Passage 13? The funding is for our highly effective advocacy team, which works from governmental to grassroots level to increase support and access to rights for refugees in the UK. The role we are requesting funding for will harness and build public and political support to promote a welcoming environment for refugees.
01/03/2018 £36,500 Family and Childcare Trust 5? The funding it to conduct original research to understand the gaps in childcare provision for school age children and work with local authorities, schools, childcare providers and families to identify solutions. It will use this evidence to call for local, regional and national policy change.
01/03/2018 £80,000 Learning and Work Institute 1? The funding it to establish a ‘Better Work network’ drawing together those involved in initiatives to tackle low pay and the quality of work in London. Resources, including learning from the network, briefing papers and toolkits, will be hosted on a website to support commissioners, providers and influencers working on this agenda.
01/03/2018 £150,000 Zacchaeus 2000 Trust 7? The funding is to continue to challenge the triple impact of cuts to benefits, above-inflation rent increases and the additional burden of Council Tax charges – through its research and campaigning, which is informed by its casework – to continue to shine a light on issues of poverty and inequality.
01/03/2018 £89,000 Haringey Law Centre 3? The funding is to appoint a part-time Senior Solicitor and part-time Policy & Development Worker to provide specialist casework/tribunal advice/support to 160 clients yearly on social welfare, and undertake cross partnership social policy work.
01/03/2018 £138,000 Hillingdon Law Centre 2? The funding is for specialist employment legal advice, casework, assistance with Acas negotiations and representation at the Employment Tribunal in cases of discrimination, unfair dismissal, whistleblowing and unlawful deduction of wages, to help secure justice and wages/compensation for clients.
01/03/2018 £80,000 London Irish Centre Charity 3? The funding is for a legal advocate; offering advice and representation to clients wishing to appeal decisions made about their Employment and Support Allowance and Personal Independence Payments. This post will support vulnerable clients who otherwise may not obtain appropriate representations at tribunals.
01/03/2018 £100,000 St James's House - Jobs in Mind 2? The funding is to establish a London Job Retention Resource to provide strategic leadership, training and advice on best practice in supporting Londoners who struggle to retain their employment due to poor mental health. The work will support employers and employees prevent the stress and cost of losing jobs.
21/02/2018 £54,000 Merton Voluntary Service Council - CVS 3? The funding is to engage a part-time worker to build the capacity, knowledge and practice of local BAME organisations and to strengthen their ability to influence and campaign for good quality and affordable housing.
21/02/2018 £30,900 One Place East (was Daffodil Advocacy Project) 5? The funding is to further develop a unique user-led People's Parliament that empowers local people with a learning disability (PWLD) to speak out and campaign for positive change.
21/02/2018 £30,000 South London Tamil Welfare Group 1? The funding it to provide a quality assured (Face-to-face and Telephone based) social welfare and benefits advice service, targeting ethnic minority communities, especially those of Tamil heritage, living in Greater London. The bilingual service will be provided three days a week and will be free at the point of access.
21/02/2018 £134,000 Tower Hamlets Law Centre 3? The funding is towards a specialist legal advice and representation service on immigration law for people fleeing domestic violence who do not qualify for legal aid. These people, nearly always women, are in a uniquely vulnerable situation and often have nowhere else to turn.
21/02/2018 £80,000 Lewisham Citizens Advice Bureaux Services 2? The funding is towards the costs of a housing casework team to increase access to housing legal advice for disadvantaged residents. Working in partnership with Southwark Law Centre, this is the first step in a longer term plan to establish a local Law Centre.
21/02/2018 £160,000 Brent Private Tenants Rights Group 7? The funding is towards work to encourage early intervention; pursue compensation for disrepair; test new areas of law not covered by legal aid, including Rent Repayment Orders; challenging redress scheme non-compliance, and measures just announced on agents’ fees and landlord redress. It will also address fuel poverty using the new law outlawing energy inefficient lettings.
21/02/2018 £106,000 Cambridge House Law Centre 8? The funding is for an intelligence-led special project to improve policy and practice in the 'slum rental' housing market. Building on its Safer Renting programme, the project will target cases where tenants' options are limited and a strategic approach is required. This work will improve understanding through primary research and contribute to best practice.
21/02/2018 £23,000 Centre for London 1? The funding it towards work to understand and strengthen the role of neighbourhood planning in areas of London experiencing poverty and deprivation by undertaking the first London-wide research and by building innovative peer to peer connections with existing neighbourhood planners. It will also develop the role of Neighbourhood Planners London to support this ambition.
21/02/2018 £45,000 Havelock Family Centre 5? The funding is to employ a part-time Advice Worker to deliver quality advice and information to BME, low income families, supporting them to access entitlements and additional services, making them aware of their rights and options available to them to alleviate economic hardship, and enhance their quality of life.
21/02/2018 £40,400 Just for Kids Law 15? The funding is to second a member of staff to the Greater London Authority’s social integration team. The secondee will work on the Citizenship and Integration Initiative, specifically on the Civic Engagement and Young Londoners strands of work. Also, an additional sum towards the involvement of the current secondee for 6 days in the year, to ensure continuity and knowledge sharing.
21/02/2018 £90,000 Race on the Agenda - ROTA 5? The funding is to increase BAME involvement in housing, regeneration and employment campaigns and other equalities issues. It will also assist BAME organisation's racial justice campaigns and ensure their clients get high quality public services through using Equalities Act and the Public Sector Equalities Duty and develop and support efforts to reframe messages about race equality and migration.
21/02/2018 £80,000 Refugee Action Kingston The funding is for the Immigration Advice Project (IAP) tol provide free, independent, high-quality legal advice and representation to asylum seekers and refugees who would otherwise be left to negotiate the legal system on their own. The project will reach some of the most vulnerable and excluded asylum seekers and vulnerable refugees.
21/02/2018 £31,800 Citizens UK 13? The funding is to extend the period of the secondment to the Greater London Authority for a further year. The secondee will work on the Citizenship and Integration Initiative, specifically on the Civic Engagement strand of work.
21/02/2018 £45,000 Eritrean Community In The UK 3? The funding is to provide welfare benefits, housing and general advice for recent arrivals from Eritrea experiencing severe poverty enabling access to available services and support e.g. benefits, accommodation and health, leading to a reasonable quality of life. It will also engage volunteers as active contributors to the community.
21/02/2018 £110,000 Medical Justice Network Ltd 7? The funding is towards research and policy work. This work is key in using its casework medical evidence to expose how unfair, abusive and potentially lethal immigration detention conditions are and to secure policy improvements to help those in need to get released and secure their immigration status.
21/02/2018 £150,000 Citizens Advice Waltham Forest 3? The funding towards staffing and running costs for its immigration project to provide immigration advice and representation to people living in Waltham Forest from April 2018. The project has a Project Supervisor who is an immigration specialist.
21/02/2018 £78,700 Newham Community Renewal Programme 4? The funding is for a project supporting destitute vulnerable migrants in Newham. Teams of volunteers and trained specialists will work holistically offering legal advice/representation on immigration cases; destitution support; advice and advocacy on welfare, debt, and housing; plus bridging support after status is achieved, in order to provide a new pathway to settlement.
21/02/2018 £45,000 Wadajir Somali Community Centre 1? The funding is for an accessible advice and guidance project to support vulnerable Somalis in Tower Hamlets who need support to resolve pressing social welfare issues before they escalate. Also to support Somalis to understand and access mainstream support and to become more empowered in resolving their own issues.
21/02/2018 £255,000 ClientEarth 4? The funding is to continue its advocacy campaign to put political pressure on key policy-makers to act and clean up the air in London - the city that has the worst air quality in the UK, and for some parts, in Europe - through more ambitious and robust policies, driving change across the UK.
21/02/2018 £32,400 Coram Children’s Legal Centre 5? The funding is to second a member of staff to the Greater London Authority’s social integration team. The secondee will work on the Citizenship and Integration Initiative, specifically on the Young Londoners strand of work.
21/02/2018 £16,950 Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association 5? The funding is towards the Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants, making grants to support pre-litigation research and third party interventions to uphold and promote the rights of children in the UK with migrant backgrounds.
21/02/2018 £75,000 Latin American Womens Aid Refuge 5? The funding it to develop strong arguments and compelling narratives that clearly evidence both problems and solution pathways for policy makers to tackle the intersecting pressures of poverty, homelessness and gender violence in London, within a human rights based approach.
21/02/2018 £40,000 Make a Difference Entertainment 2? The funding is for ‘Films For Change’, a community project which through the art of film-making will highlight the importance of equality and diversity. The project will provide media / campaign training and a platform to connect film-makers to those with the power to change policies at an annual film festival.
21/02/2018 £80,000 Town And Country Planning Association 1? The funding it for research to gauge the effectiveness of planning in delivering inclusive communities in London, and training and engagement for communities and the public sector (councillors, council officers and GLA officials) to demonstrate the power and potential of planning in London to create inclusive communities.
21/02/2018 £90,000 Women for Refugee Women 6? The funding is to consolidate and expand its work to enable refugee women with experience of detention and destitution to speak out to new audiences, in order to improve public understanding of their experiences and build support for a fairer immigration system.
15/01/2018 £3,104 ShareAction (Fairshare Educational Foundation) 9? The funding is for scoping the potential to expand Share Action’s Good Work programme in the UK beyond the Living Wage campaign. This will involve research and engagement with companies, investors and civil society organisations to identify how ShareAction’s tactics can be deployed most effectively.
12/10/2017 £100,000 Walcot Foundation 1? The funding is to support a 12-month extenstion of the Step Up, low pay progression initiative, a joint initiative between Walcott Foundation and Trust for london which funds five projects to test models of supporting low paid workers to move to better jobs.
12/10/2017 £150,000 Black Training and Enterprise Group - BTEG 8? The funding is to support Moving on Up Phase Two who will test new approaches to improving employment outcomes for ethnic groups facing persistently high levels of unemployment. This work will focus on young black men in London, with a view to creating replicable models which can be adopted in other locations and for other populations.
12/10/2017 £80,000 Millwall Community Trust 4? The funding is to support MCT to engage young people in low-paid jobs (both within and outside of the construction industry) in Building Futures. This flexible career progression pathway will provide the support and qualifications needed to overcome career development barriers and enable young people to progress to better-paid positions, particularly within the construction industry.
12/10/2017 £73,000 Enfield Citizens Advice Bureau Service 9? The funding is to support a 3 year campaign to combat housing problems in Enfield, which have reached crisis point, by 1) obtaining intelligence on disrepair and illegal practice and using this to help focus council enforcement on the worst rogue landlords 2) monitor the implementation of the new Homelessness Prevention Act locally
12/10/2017 £93,000 East European Resource Centre 7? The funding is to support Outreach to Eastern European agency workers in low-paid cleaning occupations to improve capacity for self-representation, provide employment advice and advice on seeking better work. Engagement with employment agencies to improve practice, and with Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate and Gangmasters' and Labour Abuse Authority to influence licensing and enforcement standards.
12/10/2017 £90,000 Fashion Awareness Direct 3? The funding is towards the continuation and development of FAD's INTO Fashion project (funded by Trust for London 2014 and 2017), which equips young people who are stuck in low-paid shopfloor work with the skills, confidence and networks they need to move into better-paid, more fulfilling and sustainable careers in the fashion retail industry.
12/10/2017 £82,000 Hopscotch Asian Women’s Centre 5? The funding is towards recruit, train and support carers and other low paid workers to improve their skills and confidence and help them to move into better paid conditions and/or job. Develop recommendations that can inform the commissioners of care services about the barriers faced by and potential progression routes for carers.
12/10/2017 £27,000 Just for Kids Law 15? The funding is towards the support Influence policy and practice to improve the treatment of children by the police in London; particularly BAME children; Facilitate the campaigning of London (VSOs) and equip organisations with better knowledge and understanding of how to use childrens rights arguments in their work.
12/10/2017 £60,000 RoadPeace 2? The funding is to support the gathering of evidence and campaign to improve traffic law enforcement and justice, holding police to account in their duty to deter law-breaking on London's roads and protect life, especially vulnerable road users. To achieve this, we will coordinate calls and joint actions together with victim advocates and transport campaigners.
12/10/2017 £64,250 Greater London Volunteering 2? The funding is to support a Policy and Project Manager to take forward and build on LVSC's current work on employment and skills in London, including carrying out research, influencing strategic regional policymakers, engaging with sub-regional employment and skills structures and opening discussions with other sectors over VCSE sector service delivery.
12/10/2017 £23,300 Create Streets Foundation 1? The funding is to support Place Champions a pilot community capacity-building mini-course training local residents better to understand regeneration (pros and cons), urban design and ways in which communities can influence these processes to their own advantage and to the wider advantage of London which needs to build more homes and more affordable homes.
12/10/2017 £96,000 Doctors of the World UK 4? The funding is to support and establish a formal network of medical professional bodies to better affect migrant healthcare policy debates Train healthcare professionals in London, increasing their understanding of migrant’s healthcare needs entitlement and barriers to services. Further develop our advocacy work in London.
12/10/2017 £58,000 Ealing Centre for Independent Living 2? The funding is to support the development of a service which will gather data, information and experiences collected by advice services in Ealing to: influence local government policy; inform decision makers and the public about issues that vulnerable people face; and campaign to improve the lives of Ealing residents who have disabilities and/or additional needs.
12/10/2017 £30,000 National Aids Trust 3? The funding is to support NAT who will campaign against unlawful practice by providers and recruitment agencies (specifically the use of pre-employment health questions, outlawed by the Equality Act 2010) affecting people living with HIV. We will focus on the care sector as a case study which could become a model approach for other industries.
12/10/2017 £59,500 Revolving Doors Agency 6? The funding is towards the support of our successful Capital Gains influencing project, working with key London decision makers to change policy and improve services for individuals facing multiple and complex needs (including combinations of poverty, poor mental health, substance misuse, homelessness and repeat contact with the criminal justice system).
12/10/2017 £99,000 Runnymede Trust 7? The funding is to support the building on our previous work Runnymede will work with the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS) to understand and improve public discussion and policy on race and class in London. The research will centre the voices of London's diverse working class communities to ensure it achieves these aims.
12/10/2017 £30,000 Nomad - Nations of Migration Awakening The Diaspora 2? This funding is towards core costs, primarily staff costs and overheads. As a new charity we need investment in our core to help us stabilise and grow over the next two years. This will enable us to continue to deliver our weekly drop ins with young people.
12/10/2017 £71,000 Voyage 5? The funding is towards Voyage appointing a Youth Leadership Coordinator (YLC) to implement our youth take over strategy in time for 2020. The YLC will maintain a strong focus developing Voyage; youth participation strategy; whilst implementing two specific but related work areas Transforming the nature of policing in communities Campaigning adoption strategy
04/10/2017 £120,000 Free Representation Unit 2? The funding is to support and continue the Employment Self-Referral project employing a Legal Officer and Self-Referral Manager supporting our work over three years. We will build on previous success from funding from TFL, developing the work to provide capacity to assist additional claimants following the declaration that tribunal fees were unlawful.
04/10/2017 £45,000 Action for Refugees in Lewisham 7? The funding is towards AFRILs advice service provides non-judgemental, professional advice from qualified bilingual advisers in a range of languages to refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants on healthcare, welfare,housing, employment, immigration and education; enabling clients and service users to live with dignity, rebuild their lives and play an active part in the community.
04/10/2017 £47,000 Association for the Polish Family “Pyza” 1? The funding is to support continued advice, information and support in the fields of welfare rights, housing, education, health, social and economic inclusion in order to prevent worsening of immediate needs and to improve opportunities of our beneficaries, enabling them todevelop skills and knowledge that will increase their ability to be self-sufficiency.
04/10/2017 £140,000 Merton Centre for Independent Living 3? The Funding is to support DDPO Hate Crime Partnership to: Increase specialist support for Disabled survivors of violence/hate crime through the development of skilled Hate Crime Advocates Enhance prevention of hate crime by raising awareness and ensuring survivors are supported/recognised sooner Improve quality of support through evaluation and communications policy work
04/10/2017 £104,000 Afghan Association Paiwand 8? The funding is to support and ensure the most vulnerable refugees and migrants have access to immigration advice and support. This includes those with language difficulties, severe health issues and those on a low income.
04/10/2017 £45,000 Kongolese Centre for Information and Advice 1? The funding is to support provision of the welfare rights programme (including one to one advice, information, advocacy and legal representations; appeals in welfare rights matters and immigration, undertaking outreach visits, counselling, advice at different detentions centre across UK, as well as, other related welfare right matters by an experienced Community Welfare Advisor.
04/10/2017 £50,000 Asian Women's Resource Centre 4? The funding is to support AWRC applying for a contribution towards the directors salary costs which are not covered fully by existing funders. Generally most funders provide direct project costs with little or no management costs to run projects, this impacts on the organisations ability to deliver services, develop and expand services.
04/10/2017 £65,000 Southwark Citizens Advice Bureaux 4? The Funding is towards the support of our specialist immigration worker for a further three years, building on the funding that Trust for London have already invested in this vital service, but in a tapered way that allows for us to continue to deliver the work as we secure sustainable funding.
04/10/2017 £44,000 Somali Welfare Trust 4? The funding is to support SWTs Welfare Advice and Information Service who aim to improve the Somali and other Refugee families living standard, financial circumstances and quality of life by tackling poverty, enabling them to understand their rights and entitlements and access to mainstream services through the delivery of quality welfare advice provision.
04/10/2017 £63,500 Plumstead Community Law Centre Limited 1? The funding is towards our Employment Tribunal Representation Project which includes a volunteer training programme. All services to the clients are provided free of charge.
04/10/2017 £45,000 Latin American Disabled People's Project 4? The funding is towards community welfare advice, disability and housing project. Community Welfare empowerment, Housing and Homeless Prevention Project.
04/10/2017 £156,600 Law Centres Network 4? The funding is to support Protecting Rights of Europeans before Brexit project will provide advice to EEA citizens and their family members living in London on protecting residence rights in the build up to Brexit, and build the capacity of advisers across London through specialist awareness-raising and advice on working with EEA citizens.
04/10/2017 £27,500 Reconnection 1? The funding is towards advice and information on welfare benefits; referring to advice agencies including language support if/when necessary and create a conducive environment for beneficiaries so that they can come and seek or share information
04/10/2017 £40,000 Streatham Drop In Centre for Asylum Seekers and Refugees 2? The funding is to support applying for the salary and relate costs for advice, information and support work. The project will provide support, advice, referral and signpost to range of services and agencies. Staff member, Aster Mehretab, will supplement current work as a 17.5 hr per week Advice and information worker.
15/06/2017 £30,000 Birthrights 2? The funding is to support the project and will investigate human rights-based challenges for perinatal women who face severe disadvantage in London. It will map the most frequent and severe rights-based issues; identify actions to prevent and address them; create resources and training; use multiple routes to disseminate findings and influence policy in London and nationally.
15/06/2017 £45,000 Justice 3? The funding is towards hosting the UKs only advisory body on administrative justice, bringing together senior representatives of the judiciary, civil service, government, ombudsmen and end user organisations to improve decisions, complaints and appeals across areas of the public sector including immigration, asylum, social security, housing, education, healthcare, immigration, social security and tax.
15/06/2017 £48,000 Sheila McKechnie Foundation 9? The funding is to support and boost the ability of organisations in London to create change, by: 1. Continuing our successful Influencing Change programme, supporting at least 30 campaigners per year over two programmes. 2. Supporting our Influencing Change alumni, over 100 campaigners, by sharing expertise and providing opportunities for peer support.
15/06/2017 £75,000 Deaf Plus 5? The funding is towards accessible Employment Service to the deaf community in London focusing on improving pay and career prospects.Campaigning to dismantle barriers to deaf people's career progression. Supporting employer's recruitment and retention of deaf employees. Promoting self employment options. Free deaf awareness training to London employers.
15/06/2017 £73,800 Focus on Labour Exploitation 4? The funding is to support the continuation of funding for FLEX work to strengthen migrant and vulnerable workers access to protections and support in cases of trafficking for labour exploitation in London through research, network building and evidence led advocacy for changes in law, policy and practice. FLEX is seeking core funding to conduct this work.
15/06/2017 £120,000 Gingerbread 6? The funding is towards work with single parents, employers, training providers and policymakers to identify barriers to secure and sustainable work faced by low-income single parents in London, and develop solutions to some of the problems faced focusing on improving access to apprenticeships and improving work conditions through genuinely flexible work.
15/06/2017 £100,000 New Economics Foundation The funding is towards setting up flexible, affordable, high quality childcare that puts parents in control. The childcare will be financially sustainable following the set-up phase. We will design provision with families on low and modest incomes to meet their needs and enable them to enter and/or progress into paid work.
15/06/2017 £27,340 NatCen Social Research 1? The funding is towards this project who will use data from the British Social Attitudes Survey to explore social and political attitudes of Londoners, identifying values that are shared across Great Britain, and exploring differences between Londoners and other citizens. The findings will support more informed debate as the UK negotiates the consequences of Brexit.
15/06/2017 £38,000 New Economics Foundation 11? The funding is towards make and win collective demands for better work conditions by empowering young precarious workers in London. Phase one will bring together campaigning groups and trade unions to share learning, build capacity and coordinate strategy. Phase two will deploy these new resources to campaign for regulatory and narrative change.
15/06/2017 £92,500 HEAR Equality and Human Rights Network 3? The funding is towards the post of a 0.6FT Policy and Campaigns Officer, associated overheads, and direct costs of activities to enable continuation of work supporting equalities organizations in London to have greater influence on policies and practices that most impact on those they support.
07/06/2017 £132,000 Coram Children’s Legal Centre 5? The funding is to support and continue its successful immigration law outreach work for children and young people in London. Specifically for the salary and associated project costs of an outreach solicitor to provide public legal education workshops, advice and (where appropriate) representation to hard-to-reach vulnerable children and young people in London.
07/06/2017 £35,000 Lido Foundation 1? The funding is towards providing Information and Advice to disadvantaged members of the Somali community in the London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and surrounding areas. This will include information and advice on welfare, benefits (Job Seekers Allowance, Universal Credit, Child Benefit, Employment Support Allowance and Housing Benefit), completing applications (passport, school admissions)
07/06/2017 £107,000 East End Citizens Advice Bureaux 5? The funding is for support over 3 years to continue and extend our Employment Legal Advice Service at Citizens Advice Newham to provide advice, advocacy, casework, representation and information on employment rights and responsibilities to people living in Newham.
07/06/2017 £88,500 Safer London 7? The funding is to support Safer London and intends to pilot a new intervention model that combines contemporary research from the University of Bedfordshire with our practise experience. Our approach will enable us to identify peer groups that exhibit Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB) and deliver interventions to those young men in a group setting.
07/06/2017 £122,000 Barnet Citizens Advice Bureau 2? The funding is to support and provide the only local source of free specialist advice, casework and representation on employment and immigration issues. The service will be provided by our expert employment solicitor and immigration caseworker who support a small team of volunteers. We will provide second-tier advice and information to local VCS organisations.
07/06/2017 £60,000 Bexley Citizens Advice Bureau 2? The funding is to towards the hiring of Level 3 Immigration adviser to offer advocay, immigration advice and representation to support Bexley residents, enabling people to become economically self-sufficient and/or aware of their legal rights and options.
07/06/2017 £150,000 Disability Law Service 6? The funding is to support the employment service to enable us to continue to provide specialist assistance and advice to hundeds of disabled Londoners. We will employ a senior solicitor experienced in employment, disability and discrimination to make help available and continue to achieve the large volume of successful work outlined above.
07/06/2017 £40,000 Wapping Bangladesh Association 4? The funding is to support WBA’s Welfare Rights Advice and Information Service aims to improve the income and living standards of poverty affected residents of Tower Hamlets whereby WBA will offer a multitude of high quality support, advice and advocacy services that is free, confidential and impartial to people with multiple and varied needs.
07/06/2017 £120,000 Rights of Women 4? The funding is to support the development and implementation of Phase 2 of the Athena project based on recommendations from an external evaluation. Athena will provide direct immigration advice to women who at risk of, or experiencing violence combined with capacity building and partnership work with organisations advising migrant women.
07/06/2017 £200,000 Bellingham Community Project 2? The funding is to support and continue BCP's charitable work in improving the life and well being of the Bellingham community and supporting and overseeing the Trusts land and buildings. Continue to be an established community resource in the South of Lewisham, networking and bringing the voluntary and community sector together.
07/06/2017 £25,000 Community Development Association for Minority Communites LTD 1? The funding is towards the Refugee Welfare Project and is a drop-in services that provides advice and support to refugees and asylum seekers to ensure that they fully understand their rights and responsibilities, obtain access to councelling on housing issues, debt, benefits, healthcare, education and employment and assist them to integrate successfully into Briritsh Society.
07/06/2017 £30,000 Golden Opportunities Skills and Development 1? The funding is to support the recruiting of a part-time Lead Welfare Advisor to; Provide core Welfare-rights training, information, advice and guidance to beneficiaries (18hrs/week) Coordinate and Lead a team of 8 multi-lingual trained volunteers who will undertake low-level assignments (2hrs/week) Attend and contribute to local information, advice, guidance and policy efforts (1hr/week)
07/06/2017 £80,000 Tender Education and Arts 10? The funding is to support the training and campaigning activities of our Youth Board to support them in preventing domestic abuse and challenging gender inequality in their communities and with national decision makers,
07/06/2017 £38,000 LawWorks (Solicitors Pro Bono Group) 4? The funding is towards LawWorks plans to set up a pilot virtual unpaid wages clinic to help clients in insecure work by hiring a part-time employment solicitor to whom Law Centres and legal clinics in London will refer unpaid wages cases. The LawWorks solicitor will then refer the cases to trained pro bono lawyers.
07/06/2017 £35,000 Solace Women’s Aid 9? The funding is to support Solace Womens Aid who submitted a partnership bid to the VAWG Transformation Fund to deliver a new service model for women experiencing domestic/sexual abuse who have not engaged in support. We are applying for funding to Monitor and Evaluate the data from this project and disseminate learning across the sector.
31/03/2017 £30,000 London Emergencies Trust 2? The funding is for activities, including onward distribution in grants to victims of the recent emergency on Westminster Bridge, subject to the restriction that the funds be directed to benefit poor inhabitants of London (and by inhabitants we mean not only UK citizens/foreign nationals granted permanent residence status who live in London, but also students, refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented migrants living in London).
02/03/2017 £45,000 Bromley Sparks 2? The funding is to support members who want to influence local services and key strategic agencies by raising awareness of their needs and by listening to their voices.
02/03/2017 £28,884 Citizens UK 13? The funding is to second a senior member of staff to the Greater London Authority's Social Integration Team for a year. The secondee will work on the Citizenship and Integration Initiative, specifically on the Civic Engagement strand of work.
02/03/2017 £60,000 Campaign Academy 4? The funding is to support 15 campaigners working to tackle poverty or inequality in London. We will also strengthen our outreach work with local groups to build campaigning skills through a series of basic training seminars.
02/03/2017 £31,730 Coram Children’s Legal Centre 5? The funding is to second a member of staff to the Greater London Authoritys social integration team. The secondee will work on the Citizenship and Integration Initiative, specifically on the Young Londoners strand.
02/03/2017 £89,000 Women in Prison 7? The funding is to support a strong network of WiP Magazine and Participation groups for London women affected by the criminal justice system based in women's centres and southern prisons with the shared aim of strengthening womens voices in policy-making and in WiP's 2020 Campaign to reduce the womens prison population to 2020 by 2020.
02/03/2017 £363,000 Citizens UK 13? The funding is towards a multi-layered strategy to tackle the housing crisis in London including 4 strategic campaigns (Olympic Legacy, Broadwater Farm estate regeneration, Old Oak Common Development, Rogue Landlords), integrated into policy influencing at a Council, Mayoral and National level, combined with capacity and coalition building for long-term change.
02/03/2017 £89,000 Latin American Women’s Rights Services (LAWRS) 9? The funding is towards the development and to consolidate a holistic programme, working in partnership with others, of prevention, advice provision and targeted policy/advocacy work on enhancing labour rights for low paid migrant women workers and raising awareness with key decision makers on labour exploitation leading to improved policies.
02/03/2017 £60,000 Opening Doors London 8? The funding is to support and promote the voice, visibility and participation of older LGBT* people to influence and ensure services are accessible and; for older LGBT* people by developing training and consultancy to social care service providers.
02/03/2017 £170,000 Children England 6? The funding is towards the continuation and to further develop the capacity of the 4in10 network. This will enable 4in10 to work towards its aim of ending child poverty in London by supporting the development of good practice in the voluntary and statutory sectors, and campaigning for/ achieving real change across London.
02/03/2017 £88,000 Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) 8? The funding is towards a clear and detailed assessment of the efficiency and fairness of London's council tax regime, and to propose a series of reforms, with a politically achievable roadmap to reforming the system, to help ensure that council tax is fairer and more efficient. The work is in partnership with the London School of Economics.
02/03/2017 £75,000 National Survivor User Network - NSUN 5? The funding is to support the salary of the London Project Coordinator to strengthen the capacity, voice and influence of individuals with a history of mental ill health who are marginalised by their mental distress, socio-economic circumstances and experiences of discrimination.
02/03/2017 £49,645 Hackney Council for Voluntary Service 3? The funding is towards working with local partners, to explore the impact of strengths-based narrative therapy on employment outcomes for young black men when combined with bespoke, community-based employment support services and a wider peer network of Inspirational Leaders that inspires and influences local policy and employers.
02/03/2017 £50,000 Alliance for Inclusive Education 4? The funding is to support ALLFIE who wants to create an online 'easy-to-use' hub of information, advice and training materials to be used by DPOs across London to enable them to develop their skills to work with Disabled young people and their families, supporting their choice for mainstream education and to campaign together for inclusion.
02/03/2017 £150,000 Council of Somali Organisations 5? The funding is towards (1) Salary costs of Director's post (4 days per week). This postholder is key to implementing the overall strategic and operational priorities set out by the Board for the next 3 years; as well as sustainability. (2) Contribution to general running costs including rent.
02/03/2017 £23,160 Just for Kids Law The funding is to second a member of staff to the Greater London Authority&s social integration team. The secondee will work on the Citizenship and Integration Initiative, specifically on the Civic Engagement and Young Londoners strands of work.
02/03/2017 £30,000 Quaker Social Action 6? The funding is towards the Fair Funerals campaign which is the only funeral poverty campaign in the UK.
02/03/2017 £50,000 Redbridge Concern for Mental Health (merged with Daffodil Advocacy Project) 5? The funding is to support, promote and enforce disabled people's rights (ensuring equal access to goods and services) through individual and collective use of the Equality Act.
22/02/2017 £150,000 Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association 5? The funding is to support ILPA who will take forward the Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants, making grants to support pre-litigation research and third party interventions to uphold and promote the rights of children in the UK with migrant backgrounds.
22/02/2017 £80,000 UK Network of Sex Work Projects / National Ugly Mugs 5? The funding is to support a full-time Police and Criminal Justice Policy Advocate to build knowledge and expertise in existing support services in London, and improve policing in relation to engaging with sex workers when they are victims of crime.
22/02/2017 £91,000 Kiran Support Services 7? The funding is towards employing a part time Immigration Advice Worker to increase access for women who have been victims of domestic abuse or who are at risk of domestic abuse to free relevant advice and support around their immigration status.
22/02/2017 £30,000 ILAYS 1? The funding is towards the salary and running costs of a part-time Advice Worker to provide advice, information, guidance and support services to unemployed, disadvantaged and socially excluded Somalis/ disadvantaged BME communities; both women and men living in the London Borough of Hounslow to access mainstream services in order to improve their quality of life.
22/02/2017 £30,800 Refugee and Migrant Network Sutton 2? The funding is towards 50% of the part-time post of Advice Worker with associated overheads. This will enable us to continue to provide free, qualified advice to refugees, asylum seekers and migrants on issues of immigration, housing, welfare, health, education, training and employment.
22/02/2017 £135,000 Advising Communities 9? The funding is support continuation for an Employment Solicitor which will allow Advising London to continue providing high quality casework and representations on employment as well as support and training for the generalist advice team.
22/02/2017 £107,470 Solace Women’s Aid 9? The funding is towards the roll out and expand Solace successful Immigration Legal Advice Service in London. This will enable them to use learning to date, and their newly acquired OISC accreditation and training to provide immigration advice and make applications to the Home Office.
22/02/2017 £70,000 RESPOND 9? The funding is to support a continuation for the salary and associated costs of a Project Worker to continue its My Life My Marriage (MLMM), which aims to end the harmful practice of forced marriage of people with learning disabilities among high risk affected communities in London, i.e. Pakistani, Indian and Bangladeshi communities. MLMM is mobilising these communities with the resources to stand up and speak out against forced marriage.
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