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

One to one volunteer home-visiting support to vulnerable families with young children  

Ocean Somali Community Association

Training parents on parental skills and managing children behaviour  

EFA London

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

Structured specialist and peer support to vulnerable pregnant women and new mothers in HMPs Holloway and Bronzefield  

Missing Persons

Support for missing children and their families in London  


Support for Young People

Arts Against Knives

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

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

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

Harvest Hands – a project that works with older volunteers  

Redbridge Concern for Mental Health

Dementia Befriending Service  

Contract the Elderly

Development of three new monthly Sunday tea parties groups in London  

Waterloo Action Centre

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

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

Richmond Homes and Lifestyle Trust

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

Community-based therapy and support for disabled women experiencing mental ill health