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 new @NatCen report on #WhatLondonThinks is out today. It finds that Londoners attitudes are closely aligned to Scots on a range of issues, such as welfare, interest in politics, and how liberal they are. Read the full report here: https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/publications/what-britain-thinks-comparing-views-across-london-and-other-regions/ … pic.twitter.com/1Er3M3FLB318 Jul 2018
Follow Trust for London on Facebook for updates about our recent publications, and upcoming events you might be interested in. https://www.facebook.com/trustforlondon/19 Jul 2018
London needs a pay rise. 1 in 5 Londoners are low-paid, and most Londoners in poverty are now from working families. We need more employers to pay the living wage, to help ordinary people get by in the capital. Read about the real living wage here: https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/issues/work/london-living-wage/ …19 Jul 2018
"Interviews with young black men working or looking for jobs in the city found that almost 1 in 3 cite racial discrimination as the main reason why fewer young black men are working in finance roles." Our Moving on Up programme is seeking to combat this. http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/time-city-firms-reach-out-londons-young-black-men …19 Jul 2018
Thousands of sick and disabled people have been wrongly given too little ESA for years. DWP have now agreed to refund people all the way back to 2011. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/sick-disabled-people-win-100million-12942758 …19 Jul 2018