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.
The Youth Obligation: Does it work?
An Assessment of Local Social Security Provision in London
A poor tax: Reforming council tax in London
The unspoken decline of Outer London: Why is poverty and inequality increasing in Outer London and what needs to change?
From our Twitter
Local welfare assistance schemes provide emergency support to people in crisis. The new report from @npi_research reveals that levels of support vary hugely across London, with five boroughs offering no scheme at all https://bit.ly/2Qd3y1L pic.twitter.com/2UqAYK7mEQ25 May 2019
Funding opportunity: Our Moving on Up initiative is inviting applications from organisations to help us deliver work in Brent. Deadline 13 June. Details here https://bit.ly/2JZSTGw25 May 2019
It's clear that the social security system simply isn't working for too many of those who need it. We're funding the Commission on Social Security led by Experts by Experience to find solutions to some of the system's biggest problems https://bit.ly/2HCe8g924 May 2019