Social Welfare
Homelessness
 
Bench Outreach - £10,000
Towards the Access to Housing and Treatment service providing signposting, advice, referral and advocacy to homeless and vulnerably housed people with complex needs in Lewisham.


Cardinal Hume Centre - £40,000
Two years’ continuation funding towards a project with homeless young people providing accommodation, support in practical life skills and advice to get them into employment, education or training.

CARIS Islington - £10,000
Towards the costs of the Cold Weather Shelter operating between November and March.

Caritas Anchor House - £25,000
Towards the Aspirations programme addressing the root causes of homelessness for homeless and vulnerably housed single people with multiple and complex needs in Newham.

Coram Voice - £15,000
Continuation funding to tackle homelessness amongst care leavers particularly in Greater London.


House of St Barnabas - £15,000
Towards the Employment Academy  employment preparation programme providing training and employment pathways in the events and catering industry for individuals who are homeless but ready for work.

London Pathway - £20,000
Towards the Care Navigator Service in London hospitals offering additional support to homeless people in hospital and on discharge.  

Marylebone Project - £20,000
Towards a programme bringing lasting change to homeless women in London by supporting them into independent housing and to access education and secure paid employment.

Providence Row - £15,000
Towards the costs of an Enterprise and Training Manager at a charity tackling the root causes of homelessness in East London.

Refugee Council - £18,000
Towards the Private Rented Scheme for new, single homeless asylum-seekers and refugees which enables them to access accommodation through the private rented sector in London.


Spires - £15,000
Towards the week-day rough sleeper service for homeless people in Lambeth.

Spitalfields Crypt Trust - £17,300
Towards the salary costs of a Progression Coordinator at the East London Recovery Hub which delivers a range of therapeutic, training and personal development programmes to assist service users to move into employment, education or training and lead independent, sustainable lives.
 
West London Churches Homeless Concern - £33,900
Towards three years funding for the salary of the Chief Operating Officer at a winter night shelter.

West London Day Centre - £15,000
Providing drop-in services and employment and resettlement programmes to street homeless people in Central London.



Welfare

Age Exchange - £14,600
To deliver a series of reminiscence sessions with the Company’s almshouse residents at Queen Elizabeth’s College to improve levels of wellbeing and engage the residents in creative skills.
 
Bromley by Bow Centre - £7,500
Towards the Connection Zone which provides support to local people in Bromley by Bow suffering from isolation, mental health issues and crisis.

Contact the Elderly - £11,200
Towards its London contact groups to relieve the loneliness and isolation of frail elderly people who live alone.

Dulwich Helpline & Southwark Churches Care - £10,000
To provide projects designed to combat loneliness, provide emotional and practical support and enable isolated older people in Southwark to continue to live in their own homes. 

Fareshare - £30,000
Towards three years funding of Fareshare London redistributing good quality surplus food from the food industry to local charities and community organisations.
 
Giving World - £13,400
Saves new business surplus from landfill and distributes it to those in need in the community  through a network of donor and distribution partners.

Glasspool Charity Trust - £25,000
To provide subsistence support grants to low-income families across Havering, Waltham Forest, Barking & Dagenham and Redbridge.

Harold Hill Foodbank
Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing emergency food supplies, a volunteering programme for long-term unemployed and a job club to people in and around Harold Hill in Havering.

Home-Start Camden - £15,000
To provide support to vulnerable families in Camden with children under the age of five.


Home-Start Haringey - £15,000
To support vulnerable and disadvantaged families in Haringey with children under the age of twelve.

Home Start Havering - £75,000
Towards three years’ salary costs of a Family Support Co-ordinator and Group Worker providing support to vulnerable families with children under the age of five on Harold Hill in  Havering.

Home-Start London - £10,000
Towards the core costs of a newly established consortium of Home-Start centres across London delivering a range of support services, through volunteers, to vulnerable families with children under the age of five.
 
Parent House Trust - £15,000
To provide opportunities for isolated and vulnerable parents in Islington to develop skills and access support, find sustainable work and provide a better future for themselves and their family.

Personal Support Unit - £10,000
To provide practical and emotional support to people, many of whom are marginalised or disadvantaged, who are attending civil and family courts without legal representation.

R L Glasspool Charity - £50,000
Two years’ continuation funding to provide subsistence support grants to low-income families in Havering, Waltham Forest, Barking & Dagenham and Redbridge through intermediary agencies within a package of support.


Society of Mary and Martha - £15,000
To support people in the Christian ministry at times of stress, crisis, burnout or breakdown.

Time and Talents - £15,000
Towards the Older People’s programme which delivers befriending, one-to-one case management and social activities to vulnerable and isolated older people in Rotherhithe and Bermondsey.


Trussell Trust - £10,000
Towards the London Foodbank Network which supports 39 foodbanks in centres across London.

Whiteley Homes Trust - £60,000
Three years’ funding for a new member of staff to take a leading role in the work of the Whiteley Foundation for Ageing Well to address the challenge of how to support older people to live well.
 
   
Prisoners
 
Blue Sky Development & Regeneration - £75,000
Three years’ continuation funding for the running costs of a project with ex-offenders providing six months’ employment, building their skills and self-confidence and helping them to find onward employment.


Bounce Back - £45,000
Towards three years continuation funding for the training and employment of ex-offenders in a painting and decorating social enterprise.

Brent Centre for Young People - £15,000
Towards its work with young offenders in the Brent area, many from difficult backgrounds, to improve their rehabilitation through group mentoring, family and individual support work.

Circles UK - £15,000
To provide practical support and monitoring to enable released sex offender to reintegrate safely into the community. 

Clean Break - £10,000
Towards the Brazen Young Women’s Programme, a theatre-based education programme, enabling women offenders to develop personal, social, professional and creative skills.

Fine Cell Work - £10,000
Towards the salary costs of the Workshops and Training Manager of a social enterprise which trains prisoners in paid, skilled creative textile skills.


KeepOut - £10,000
Towards a crime diversion scheme delivered by serving prisoners to young people to inform, support and divert those who are either at risk of entering the criminal justice system or are already involved in criminal activity.

Khulisa - £15,000
Towards the Silence the Violence programme which promotes behaviour change and helps to address escalating levels of violence in prisons and YOIs. 


Liberty Kitchen - £15,000
Towards the launch of a project in HMP Pentonville creating and producing street foods in prison to be sold in markets across London.

Nehemiah Project - £10,000
Towards the Supported Housing Programme in London aiming to break the cycle of substance abuse and criminal behaviour of offenders. 
 
Pecan - £10,000
Towards Moving On, a pan London mentoring support programme for young women leaving custody supporting them to make informed decisions to prevent them from re-offending.

Prisoners Abroad - £10,000
Towards two years’ continuation funding for the Resettlement Service supporting ex-offenders returning to the UK.


Prison Radio Association - £10,000
Towards a project in HMPYOI Styal, a women’s prison in Cheshire, which uses radio to draw educationally hard to reach women prisoners back into the classroom.

Shannon Trust - £75,000
Towards three year running costs of the Toe by Toe peer-literacy programme for prisoners across the UK.

St Giles Trust - £15,000
To employ a Peer Advisor to deliver expert advice and guidance services and to support up to 15 disadvantaged families in Southwark.

Switchback - £15,000
Towards a long-term mentoring and training programme for ex-offenders from across London aimed at making their life more stable and sustainable. 

The Clink Charity - £15,000
Towards a refrigerated van to support the work of Clink Events at HMP Downview.  

Trailblazers - £15,000
Towards a mentoring programme for young offenders providing ‘through the gate’ life-skills training and support to raise their aspirations and change attitude, thinking and behaviour.

Unlock - £16,500
Towards the salary of an Advice Manager for a project helping people with convictions, and their families, to overcome barriers to employment, housing, education and training. 

Working Chance - £15,000
Towards a programme supporting women with criminal convictions and women care leavers to find quality work with mainstream employers.


WWV - £15,000
Towards a programme of support and volunteering opportunities for ex-offenders to develop skills and improve their employment prospects.
 

Ex-Servicemen and women
 
Construction Youth Trust - £14,000
Towards the Military Programme in Greater London, a workshop providing training and support to Early Service Leavers to assist in their transition to civilian life and employment.

Poppy Factory - £90,000
Towards three years funding of the Getting You Back to Work employability programme for disabled veterans.

Stoll - £15,000
Towards the health and well-being programme providing a range of activities and skills learning to vulnerable veterans to promote physical and mental health and self-confidence.

Turn to Starboard - £20,000
Two years’ continuation funding to help ex-Service personnel who have suffered on operations to readjust, through various maritime-related activities, to civilian life and society as part of their recovery process.


Veterans Aid - £20,000
Towards an education, training and employment project forming part of the support service to veterans in crisis enabling them to live independent, self-sustaining lives. 

Veterans Outreach Support - £15,000
Towards a project to share best practice and create a formal association of Drop-Ins across the UK for veterans and their families to deal with their general welfare needs, wellbeing and mental health problems. 


Walking with the Wounded - £15,000
Towards the Head Start programme which addresses the increasing mental health needs of ex-servicemen.
 
Warrior Programme - £15,000
Towards a 12-month motivational training programme, helping veterans with complex mental and emotional health issues, as a result of trauma experienced in service, to cope with the transition from service to civilian life.


Welsh Guards - £30,000
Towards the Welsh Guards Charity supporting members of the regiment and their families, and to mark the centenary of the formation of the Welsh Guards, the Company’s affiliated regiment.
 
 
Disability
 
Action for M.E. - £10,000 
Towards the charity’s Support Programme including telephone support line, welfare rights line, publications, online forums and M.E. services directory.

Calvert Trust Exmoor - £7,500
Towards the cost of delivering equine activities for disabled people including carriage driving for those with profound disabilities.


Core Arts - £18,000
Two years’ funding towards a textile and pattern cutting project which will enable beneficiaries, who are experiencing mental health problems, to develop textile, social and communication skills.


Deafblind UK - £15,000
Towards the Outreach Service to the deafblind community in London delivering practical and emotional support through volunteers to people in Tower Hamlets, Camden and Newham.  

Jobs in Mind - £10,000
Towards the Urban Growth horticulture project in Camden supporting people with severe and enduring mental health problems to improve their employability. 

Living Paintings - £12,000
Towards Touch to See Book Clubs for older blind and partially sighted adults.

Lost Chord - £11,000
Towards a programme of interactive musical stimuli to increase the general awareness and self esteem of people living with dementia to improve their quality of life and well being using.

Maytree Respite Centre - £24,000
Two years’ continuation funding towards for a charity offering a non-medical approach to suicidal crisis intervention through support and compassion during a four night stay at its London base.


Mosaic Clubhouse - £10,000
Towards a Recovery Support Worker offering one-to-one support to help those with mental health issues to support their return to education and employment. 
 
Multiple Sclerosis Trust - £15,000
Towards the provision of MS specialist nurses across the UK where there is a shortage of specialist care.

Project Art Works – £10,000
Towards the Parachute Club offering one-to-one creative workshops for young adults in need of behaviour support, and the Family Peer Support Network enabling families to provide personalised provision for their young adult with cognitive impairments and challenging behaviour.

Resources for Autism - £10,000 
Towards the Autism to Autism project getting people with autism into supported volunteering and in some cases permanent employment.

Respond - £15,000
Towards Circles of Support and Accountability for people with learning disabilities who are sex offenders, at risk of sex offending or display sexually harmful behaviour.

Stagetext - £10,000
Towards a campaign to grow and promote the provision of captioning in theatres, museums and galleries across London to reach older people with hearing impairments.


Stuart Low Trust - £7,000
To support the needs of people from Islington living with, or recovering from mental illness, emotional or psychological distress.

Thrive - £15,000
Towards Working it Out, a work shadowing programme in Battersea Park which develops employment and horticulture skills amongst disabled people from six inner London boroughs.

Us in a Bus - £10,000
Towards the running costs of a project enabling communication and social interaction for adults in Greater London and Surrey with profound learning disabilities and other complex needs.