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
'In dire need of reform' - council tax costs the poorest families 6 times more than the rich https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/in-dire-need-reform-council-12230363 … coverage of new @IPPR @trustforlondon report in the @DailyMirror22 Mar 2018
Coverage in the Independent of the @IPPR report on Council Tax in London. It shows the extent to which Council Tax hits the poor the hardest, and makes the case for reform. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/council-tax-burden-poor-london-wealth-high-earners-income-a8267931.html …22 Mar 2018
The poorest Londoners pay 6 times more Council Tax as a proportion of their income than the richest. Read new @IPPR & Trust for London report on Council Tax Reform https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/publications/poor-tax-council-tax-london-time-reform/ …22 Mar 2018
Council Tax has increased at a much greater rate than inflation or earnings, especially in Outer London, over past two decades. New @IPPR @trustforlondon report https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/publications/poor-tax-council-tax-london-time-reform/ … pic.twitter.com/DEESlyeFNa22 Mar 2018
A Redbridge resident is pushing the council to pay park cleaners the London Living Wage #lowpay #livingwage http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/16105155._It_will_ruin_the_community_in_the_long_term____pay_cleaners_or_parks_will_suffer__activist_says/ …22 Mar 2018