We have seven funding programmes:
Good homes & neighbourhoods
Funding for advocacy work on housing issues and housing legal advice at a specialist level.
Progression routes out of low-paid work; specialist employment legal advice; advocacy on employment issues and capacity-building.
Decent living standards
Advocacy on welfare reform, the cost of living, and public attitudes to poverty. Representation and strategic legal action in social welfare law.
Advocacy work on understanding and reducing income and wealth inequality in London.
Pathways to settlement
Specialist immigration legal advice and advocacy work on the immigration system and pathways to citizenship.
Funding for second-tier and specialist organisations to help other organisations develop their skills.
Small grants for small groups with an annual income under £100,000. Funding for campaigning, advice and community activities in isolated areas.
From our Twitter
The new #LivingWage for #London and the rest of the UK has been announced today, rising to £10.75 for Londoners, an increase of 20p. This should see over 210,000 people working for almost 6,000 real Living Wage Employers throughout the country set for a pay boost #LivingWageWeek https://twitter.com/LivingWageUK/status/1193833302865657857 …11 Nov 2019
Director @LivingWageUK @KChapmanLWF says low pay has been an issue which affects 1/4 workers in the third sector and that’s why it’s so important Funders use their power of funding to ensure those grantees job roles are paid the real #LivingWage #LivingWageWeek pic.twitter.com/68BW0HFhyK14 Nov 2019
Great to hear from @KChapmanLWF , Director of @LivingWageUK , at the #LivingWageFunders event on the amazing successes of the #LivingWage campaign this year including hitting the milestone of putting £1billion into the pockets of workers #LivingWageWeek pic.twitter.com/ZR9MIqZ8J214 Nov 2019
Delighted to be at the @LivingWageUK Funders event tonight recognising all those involved in the #LivingWage Funder network this #LivingWageWeek . We’re proud to have been involved in the campaign for a #LondonLivingWage since 2008 pic.twitter.com/mDCXXdL35l14 Nov 2019