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Trust for London contributes £500,000 to an emergency support fund
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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
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.
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From our Twitter
We’ve pledged £500,000 to an emergency support fund to help community & voluntary organisations in #London facing immediate financial pressures & uncertainty because of #COVID19 The scheme is co-ordinated by the fantastic @LondonFunders Read more https://bit.ly/39ozAzS pic.twitter.com/wp2WbRs1yx25 Mar 2020
. @actionhappiness have created this lovely coping calendar, full of suggestions of things we can do to look after ourselves and each other as we face this global crisis together. Which action is your favourite? https://bit.ly/3alUwZz pic.twitter.com/EUVEYrDgIL29 Mar 2020
Visit our #volunteering page to find out how you can help and support others during the #coronavirus pandemic. Please share this post with your followers and networks. https://www.ncvo.org.uk/ncvo-volunteering/i-want-to-volunteer/volunteering-coronavirus … pic.twitter.com/kT0FlfMC3S28 Mar 2020
The London Community Response site is now *LIVE*. The first wave of funding for organisations affected by the covid-10 pandemic will focus on urgent needs - food and essentials. Find out more, and apply: https://londoncommunityresponsefund.org.uk/ pic.twitter.com/e0lndoRi0E27 Mar 2020
The #LondonHousingPanel is asking Gov to: 1. Identify vulnerable people in temporary accommodation 2. Remove legal barriers 3. Protect people from eviction 4. Scrap 5-week wait for housing benefit & Universal Credit @crisis_UK @pollyn1 @magpieprojectuk @PEACH_E16 @FocusE15 https://twitter.com/trustforlondon/status/1241039547846311937 …27 Mar 2020