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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.
From our Twitter
The London Living Wage is £10.20 p/h - which is the minimum Londoners need to get by. But 1 in 5 London workers earn less than this, which contributes to the high levels of in-work poverty in the capital. We need more employers to pay the London Living Wage. @LivingWageUK25 Apr 2018
A mother speaks of how she considered giving up her children while she was waiting for Universal Credit payments, so that they could have something to eat. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/universal-credit-food-banks-mum-12411968 …24 Apr 2018
We are seeking expressions of interest to pilot legal advice in an educational context. The deadline for submissions is 5pm on May 16. http://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/news/citizenship-and-integration-initiative/ … Retweet to spread the word!24 Apr 2018
"Illness, disability, family breakdown or the loss of a job could happen to any of us, and we owe it to each other to make sure sufficient financial support is in place when we need it most." @emmarevie - the CEO of @TrussellTrust https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/foodbanks-hand-out-record-number-12411968 …24 Apr 2018
London is facing major economic, environmental and social challenges. @centreforlondon want your ideas to help the city. Retweet to spread the word. http://www.centreforlondon.org/project/london-ideas/ … #Ideasforlondon #charitytuesday24 Apr 2018