Welfare Grants

Please see below for a detailed list of grants made since April 2015 for sums of £10,000 and over.  We also make smaller grants but these are not listed seperately. 

 

Family Welfare

Barnet Home-Start

£15,000
One to one volunteer home-visiting support to vulnerable families with young children 

Ocean Somali Community Association

£13,900
Training parents on parental skills and managing children behaviour 

EFA London

£10,000
Two free weekly ESOL courses, supported by free crèches, for parents in Wandsworth to improve their ability to support their children’s education 

Birth Companions

£14,400
Structured specialist and peer support to vulnerable pregnant women and new mothers in HMPs Holloway and Bronzefield 

Missing Persons

£11,500
Support for missing children and their families in London 

 

Support for Young People

Arts Against Knives

£17,981
Development of two nail bars aimed at disadvantaged, at-risk young females, offering them training as nail technicians and support with personal development, life and workplace skills 

Cultivate London

£11,225
Landscape Gardening Training Programme for disadvantaged young people 

East London Advanced Technology Training

£20,000 over two years
Support for young people who have dropped out of, or excluded from, education to help them sort out their issues and meet role models and mentors 

Brandon Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy for Young People

£15,000
Counselling and psychotherapy for 16 to 24 years old struggling with the transition to adulthood due to mental health problems 

Covent Garden Dragon Hall trust

£40,080 over three years
NEET (not in Education, Employment and Training) Youth Digital Inclusion 

 

Care for the Elderly

Entelechy Arts

£25,835 over two years
Meet Me on the Move – a project to provide opportunities for socially isolated frail older people to engage with cultural activities that reconnect them with the wider community 

Spitalfields City Farm

£17,631
Harvest Hands – a project that works with older volunteers 

Redbridge Concern for Mental Health

£15,000
Dementia Befriending Service 

Contract the Elderly

£15,500
Development of three new monthly Sunday tea parties groups in London 

Waterloo Action Centre

£14,500
Provision of the necessary support to enable older people to better ageing in the community 

 

Social Welfare

Kennington Association 

£27,454 over two years
Inclusive outdoors activities for disabled children and young people with additional needs 

South London Special League

£21,000 over three years
Regular competitive sports for disabled adults 

CareTrade Charitable Trust

£21,000
Support for young Londoners with autism to develop their employability skills and secured paid employment or an apprenticeship 

Richmond Homes and Lifestyle Trust

£26,208
Salary costs of the Opportunities Development Manager to further expand provision of activities and develop volunteer and employment opportunities for people with a learning disability 

Women’s Therapy Centre

£12,000
Community-based therapy and support for disabled women experiencing mental ill health