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
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 @NatCen report on #WhatLondonThinks is out today. It finds that Londoners attitudes are closely aligned to Scots on a range of issues, such as welfare, interest in politics, and how liberal they are. Read the full report here: https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/publications/what-britain-thinks-comparing-views-across-london-and-other-regions/ … pic.twitter.com/1Er3M3FLB318 Jul 2018
We made 136 grants last year to organisations working to tackle London's social issues. Read about what we achieved together in our annual review. https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/publications/review-2017/ … pic.twitter.com/aVCKNVRzbm21 Jul 2018
Workers in the gig economy could soon have income tax deducted from their earnings - if the govt accepts the advice of its independent tax advisers. This would ease the compliance burden on gig economy workers, who are currently treated as self-employed. https://www.ft.com/content/484e08bc-8b52-11e8-b18d-0181731a0340 …20 Jul 2018
ITV asks the question - how do we build affordable housing quickly? #WheresHomeITV https://www.itv.com/news/meridian/2018-07-19/how-do-we-provide-affordable-homes-quickly/ …20 Jul 2018