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We fund work which tackles poverty and inequality in the capital. We support work providing greater insights into the root causes of London’s social problems and how they can be overcome; activities which help people improve their lives; and work empowering Londoners to influence and change policy, practice and public attitudes. We have seven funding programmes for 2018-2022, details of which can be found in our funding guidelines.
Are you eligible?
How to apply
To apply you must submit an application form through our online portal which can be accessed by clicking here.
You can also download a document containing all of the questions in the application form by clicking here. We also have them available in an Easy Read format which is designed to make information more accessible by clicking here.
We would recommend taking a look at our information page for grantees and future grant applicants during the COVID-19 crisis before applying.
The closing dates for applications are:
- 2 June 2020, 1pm
- 6 October 2020, 1pm
Applications must be received by 1pm on the closing date.
Strengthening Voices, Realising Rights Disability Initiative
We are currently taking applications for Phase 2 of our Strengthening Voices, Realising Rights Disability Initiative. For more information and to make an application, please visit this page.
Deadline is Friday 5 June 2020.
Some of the answers you are looking for might be available in our answers to frequently asked questions.
Our office is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic but if you have any questions about your eligibility to receive funding or need any additional support, the team are available remotely and would be happy to help.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org in the first instance.
Further ways to contact us can be found here.
Find out if your work is eligible by downloading our funding guidelines.Funding guidelines - as of April 2020 806.0 KB Easy read funding guidelines 1.6 MB
From our Twitter
Our next funding deadline is 1pm, 2 June We recommend taking a look at our info page on #COVID19 before making an application. This also includes details on the London Community Response fund, co-ordinated by @LondonFunders , for #CrisisResponse grants: https://bit.ly/3fR8Jkr pic.twitter.com/a1HTR6ECrN14 May 2020
“... #COVID19 is not an equalising virus, because it has a disproportionate effect on poorer communities & ethnic minorities. So it’s right that we are a central part of London’s outbreak management plan" Mayor of #Newham @rokhsanafiaz @NewhamLondon https://bit.ly/2Xz8T7m30 May 2020
"Working women have led the fight against #COVID19 but millions of them are stuck in lowpaid & insecure jobs. As we emerge from this crisis we need a reckoning on how we value & reward women's work" @FrancesOGrady @The_TUC 50 years on from #EqualPayAct https://bit.ly/2ZO69Ws29 May 2020
As part of the Funders for Race Equality Alliance, we're looking for a consultant to carry out a mapping of the #RaceEquality sector, in order to get a better understanding of the sector & its players to support it to thrive @EquallyOurs Deadline 26 June, more details below https://twitter.com/EquallyOurs/status/1266326174856331266 …29 May 2020