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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.
Out of Pain: Breaking the cycle of physical pain and homelessness
Moving On Up: Young black men in London's Financial sector: aspirations and experiences
What Britain thinks: Comparing views across London and other regions
Are temporary accommodation boards feasible?
From our Twitter
The money which the Government has pledged for social housing is not enough, but it does mark an important tonal shift. To address the problems in the housing sector, @NatalieElphicke rightly says that we need a "brave vision and the money behind it". https://www.channel4.com/news/polly-neate-shelter-mays-words-and-tone-on-social-housing-mark-significant-change …20 Sep 2018
"Inflation is at its highest rate in six months, hitting 2.7 per cent in August – but 99 per cent of accounts pay less. This means prudent families who put money away are getting poorer every year." https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6186401/Almost-single-savings-account-country-isnt-paying-beat-inflation.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490 …20 Sep 2018
London is a fantastic city, full of culture and diversity. But many Londoners aren't able to enjoy the benefits of the capital, because the cost of living is more than they can afford. We need a solution to rising costs in London, especially the cost of rent.20 Sep 2018
Wealth inequality is far larger in the capital than in the rest of the country. pic.twitter.com/mP9iL7LXYp19 Sep 2018
We give grants to organisations seeking to tackle London's social issues. We're delighted to be funding some fantastic groups, tackling issues including low pay, air pollution, workers rights and social integration. Read more about what we fund here: https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/funding/19 Sep 2018