A new study shows that introducing the living wage across the UK would save the Treasury just over £2 billion a year. The analysis from the Resolution Foundation and the IPPR think tanks - part-funded by Trust for London -...
Trust for London and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, in partnership with Migration Work CIC, are providing £400,000 as part of the Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants (SLF). Grants from the fund are available to NGOs and private law...
The UK's social and economic landscape has been facing many challenges since the 2008 credit crunch. This has profound implications for charity and philanthropy in the UK and prompts important questions such as: What kind of civil society do we...
The 4in10 campaign which seeks to tackle the problem of London children living in overcrowded accommodation, has launched No Space at Home. No Space at Home calls for a new commitment from the Mayor to halve the number of children...
Keir Starmer QC, the Director of Public Prosecutions, is today publishes an action plan on improving prosecutions for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) following a round table meeting with experts in September 2012. Trust for London welcomes this move and hopes...
In an article for the Every Child Journal, Sioned Churchill sets out the findings from the Trust for London Preventing Racist Violence Special Initiative. As part of the initiative three groups were funded to get greater insight into racist violence...
The official reopening of Resource for London has featured in the Islington Gazette. The centre has been refurbished by the award-winning Bennetts Associates and offers versatile, affordable, good quality office and meeting room space in central London. The Ethical Property...
Bharat Mehta's letter on why companies should pay the the Living Wage appeared in the Guardian. The Living Wage is the rate of pay per hour that a worker needs to be paid to be able to afford a decent...
Mayor Boris Johnson announced the new London Living Wage rate this week at a ceremony in City Hall. The Living Wage is the rate of pay per hour that a worker needs to be paid to be able to afford...
Last week Trust for London hosted a series of practical workshops designed to find effective ways of changing deeply entrenched racist attitudes; with the aim of moving beyond the prevailing norm of 'zero tolerance', which excludes and ostracises young people....
Sponsored places at this year's London Policy Conference: your chance to influence decision-makers Deadline for application extended to Friday 2nd November. This one day conference brings together London's leading figures from the government, business, and the not for profit sector...
New analysis funded by Trust for London shows that there has been a 100,000 increase in the number of London jobs paying below the London Living Wage (LLW) - taking the total to 580,000. This means that 1 in 5...
On 12 September, Trust for London organised a learning seminar to examine questions arising from the increasing number of funding applications received by the Trust which aim to provide paid employment in the care sector. Nine organisations with an interest...
The official re-opening of Resource for London is at 12.30 p.m. on 25th October 2012. The address is: 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA. The centre has been refurbished by the award-winning Bennetts Associates and offers versatile, affordable, good quality...
Trust for London are hosting this one-day event with practical workshops to explore the most effective ways of trying to change deeply entrenched racist attitudes, and how to move beyond the prevailing norm of 'zero tolerance', which excludes and ostracizes...
After moving from Manchester to London, and realising the levels of inequality faced by so many in London, Marek Duchnowski started campaigning for My Fair London. My Fair London is a campaign seeking to create a more economically equal...
On Tuesday 11th September Ice and Fire presented a thought-proving documentary play, Close to Home: the Cuts to an audience of 400 at the Union Chapel in Islington. The performance was followed by a Q&A session by Joanna Kennedy (Chief...
The government has published an action plan to tackle child abuse linked to faith or belief. Drawn up by a National Working Group of faith leaders, charities (including Trust for London), the Metropolitan Police, and statutory partners, the plan calls...
London was awarded the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on the promise of delivering a lasting sporting legacy. Whilst the physical regeneration of the Olympic Park area is to be admired, there remains a concern that grassroots community sport will...
What will it take to end Female Genital Mutilation in the UK and how can we work together to achieve this?
This was the question discussed at an Open Space Event held on 4 July, organised by a coalition of organisations tackling FGM and funders, including Trust for London. The event brought together community groups, health professionals, police, safeguarding children specialists,...
Our Annual Review highlights our work in 2011 including details of organisations we funded in the year. We made grants of around £6.8 million which we distributed to 139 organisations - ranging from £151,000 to the London School of Economics...
Trust for London has set out its funding priorities for the next five years. There is significant continuity from the previous priorities, with the Trust providing support for employment related activities and groups campaigning on a range of social justice...
A coalition of charities are calling for action from the next Mayor to make London more family friendly and to tackle child poverty. The manifesto has 15 key challenges for candidates and has been endorsed by Trust for London, 4in10,...
The Sheila McKechnie Foundation has opened nominations for its annual campaigning awards. There are five categories individuals can apply under. The Trust sponsors the London Social Justice award, which is specifically for campaigners tackling poverty and inequality in the capital....
A new report into the governance and financial management of endowed charitable foundations - charities that fund their activities mostly from investments - finds that foundations are thinking independently and creatively in today's tough climate, but suggests that tackling common...
Kristy Bamu case - More needs to be done to prevent child abuse linked to accusations of witchcraft and spirit possession
Trust for London statement on Kristy Bamu case This is a horrific case. The perpetrators have been brought to justice but more needs to be done to prevent child abuse linked to accusations of witchcraft and spirit possession. Although incidents...
A report by leading academic Professor Sylvia Walby, UNESCO Chair in Gender Research, and Jude Towers at Lancaster University, raises concern about the implications of public expenditure reductions for the provision of local violence against women services. This report, commissioned...
The vast majority of Londoners (88%) believe that legal advice should be free for everyone earning on or below the national median income of £25,000, according to London Advice Watch a new report from Legal Action Group (LAG) and Trust...
British Future is a new independent organisation seeking to involve people in an open conversation, which addresses people's hopes and fears about identity and integration, migration and opportunity, so that we feel confident about Britain's future. Established with the support...
- Paying a Living Wage Could Save UK Billions
- £400,000 of Grants Available for Strategic Legal Work
- What will role of charity be in 2020 Britain?
- Campaign Launched: Children in Overcrowded Accommodation
- New Action Plan on Female Genital Mutilation
- Does Zero Tolerance Work?
- Charity Centre Opens After £2m Revamp
- Living Wage Covered in Guardian
- £8.55 Per Hour - Minimum Needed for Decent Income
- What's at the Heart of Racism?
- Your Chance to Influence Decision-Makers
- 100,000 Increase in London Jobs Paying Poverty Wages
- "Careering into Care": Opportunities and Pitfalls of Employment in the Care Sector
- Award-Winning Architects Refurbish Centre for Charities
- Are you trying to say I'm racist?
- Channel 4's Jon Snow presents awards ceremony for inspiring campaigners
- New play uses personal testimonies from people hardest hit by Government cuts
- Government launches action plan to tackle faith-based abuse
- Olympic Legacy Fund
- What will it take to end Female Genital Mutilation in the UK and how can we work together to achieve this?
- Annual Review 2011
- New funding priorities launched
- Mayoral manifesto calls for more action to tackle child poverty
- Nominations for campaigning awards open
- New research into the Governance and Financial Management of endowed charitable foundations
- Kristy Bamu case - More needs to be done to prevent child abuse linked to accusations of witchcraft and spirit possession
- Professor Sylvia Walby reports on the impact of cuts on violence against women services
- London Advice Watch reveals strong support for free advice
- British Future - new identity, integration, migration and opportunity think tank launches
- Preventing Racist Violence report launched
- FGM Initiative interim report published
- LSE to monitor poverty and inequality under the Coalition
- London's Poverty Profile 2011 launched
- Strategic Legal Fund launches
- Winner of Sheila McKechnie Foundation London Social Justice award (sponsored by the Trust) announced
- New report published - Beyond money: A study of funding plus in the UK
- Evaluation of work to support People with Learning Disabilities into employment within the arts and creative industries.
- Trust for London speaks up for Migrant Domestic Workers
- Trust for London supports leading experts in youth and conflict to ensure the voices of young people are heard as part of the response to the recent violence
- Influencing change - Training on how to gain influence and campaign for change in public policy
- Appeal to London 2012 organisers to make Games safe for women
- Annual Review 2010
- Public support for tackling pay inequality
- Church Commissioners Report
- London's growing Latin American population face high levels of exploitation and discrimination
- Launch of Safeguarding Children's Rights report
- New London Living Wage figure announced
- Policy Roundtable held on Domestic Violence Services
- Tackling Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
- Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy enhances safety
- Domestic Violence costs London almost £1bn a year
- Fear and Fashion evaluation launched
- Kalayaan wins Guardian Charity Awards
- New Human Rights and Social Justice Centre
- Boris Johnson announces 115 employers signed up to the London Living Wage.
- Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Learning Seminar
- Tackling Modern Day Slavery initiative ends
- First UK Anti-Slavery Day
- In-work poverty growing in London
- Recession impacts most on East and Outer London
- New data available on London's debt
- Former Trustee Gillian Roberts, Trustee 1993-2007
- Trust for London seeks a Trustee with accountancy skills
- Influencing Change - new training for campaigners
- London's African communities challenge child abuse
- We've amalgamated!
- New poverty data
- Living Wage Campaign making progress
- Building Our Futures Report Launch
- Tackling FGM initiative launched
- UK anti-trafficking measures 'not fit for purpose'
- Migrant Capital: a perspective on contemporary migration in London
- Human rights centre for London under consideration
- Survey Results: what you think of us
- Consultation Response to Safeguarding Children
- Read a first person account of Female Genital Mutilation in the UK and abroad
- Maggie Baxter appointed OBE
- Children's Society research uncovers child trafficking
- London Social Justice Award Winner and finalists
- Effect (Foundation's in Europe Together)
- Prostitution and Olympics Summit
- Achieving More Together
- Economic Impact on the London and UK economy of an earned regularisation of irregular migrants to the UK
- New Briefing Paper launched on irregular migrants and the case for regularisation
- London's Poverty Profile launched
- Latin American community in London research
- Female Genital Mutilation Special Initiative announced
- Living Wage initiative announced
- Funding campaigning & policy work: the philanthropy of changing minds
- Survey of London brothels published
- Human Trafficking conference
- Campaigning grants 'not clear'
- London Living Wage Employer
- Young Offenders Academy
- An Optimistic future for a Diverse City?
- New funding initiative to tackle faith-based child abuse in London
- Different World
- Building Blocks
- Developing Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (IDVAs) in London