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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.
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How to apply
To apply you must submit an application form through our on-line 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.
There are three closing dates for applications:
- 5th February 2019, 1pm
- 4th June 2019, 1pm
- 4th October 2019, 1pm
Applications must be received by 1pm on the closing date.
Some of the answers you are looking for might be available in our answers to frequently asked questions.
If you are having problems or have any questions about your eligibility to receive funding then please contact us.
If you are having problems with our on-line application process please contact us.
Find out if your work is eligible by downloading our funding guidelines.FinalTrust for London Funding Guidelines full document update Oct18 5.pdf 801.6 KB Easy read funding guidelines 1.6 MB
From our Twitter
Almost two thirds of jobs in the hospitality sector are low paid. With most Londoners in poverty from a working family, we need to address the high costs and low pay which are driving Londoners into poverty. pic.twitter.com/JJS22vQFVL13 Dec 2018
Want to look up the poverty rate in Islington? The GCSE attainment gap in Bromley? Infant Mortality rates in Sutton? You can find all of this and more on London’s Poverty Profile. https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/data/13 Dec 2018
Less than half of disabled Londoners are employed. The @SMFthinktank are calling for joined up action through a disability employment taskforce to increase the employment rate of London’s disabled population. https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/publications/supporting-disabled-people-into-work/ …12 Dec 2018
Delighted to say Standard Life Foundation has agreed its strategy & funding guidelines. We aim to contribute towards strategic change which improves financial well-being in the UK We’re now open for applications. 1st deadline: 4th Feb More details at: http://www.standardlifefoundation.org.uk/foundation/library/SL-Foundation-Funding-Guidelines.pdf …11 Dec 2018
We all want people to be able to earn a living from working. But most Londoners who are in poverty come from a working household. Hard work should pay. We need more employers to offer the real living wage. Find out more here: #livingwage https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/issues/work/london-living-wage/ …12 Dec 2018