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 Camden – £15,000
Towards the C4WS Night Shelter providing emergency accommodation between November and March for homeless people across Camden


CARIS Islington - £50,000
Two years' contribution funding 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

New Horizon Youth Centre - £40,000
Two years’ continuation funding towards the Education and Training Programme which prepares homeless and vulnerable young people for realistic education, employment and training opportunities


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 Lambet

Spitalfields Crypt Trust - £41,000
Two years’ continuation funding 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 homeless people with comp-les needs to 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 - £15,000
Supports people from deprived areas of Tower Hamlets by providing a holistic and accessible range of integrated services including healthcare, debt advice and practical support

Bonny Downs Community Association - £10,000
Towards the Active and Connected Elders programme which delivers social activities, exercise, and advocacy support to reduce isolation, improve physical and mental well-being and enable older people to live independently in their own homes

City Harvest - £15,000
Towards a food redistribution charity which collects surplus food from supermarkets, wholesalers and restaurants and delivers to charities who prepare meals for some of London’s most vulnerable people

 
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
 
Felix Project - £10,000
Towards a food redistribution charity which uses volunteers to collect surplus, mainly fresh food from retailers and redistributes it, free of charge, to charities and schools in London

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

Link Age Southwark - £10,000
Supports isolated older people in Southwark to continue to live in their own homes through volunteer-led projects to combat loneliness and provide emotional and practical support

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

Key4Life - £14,500
Towards programmes with young offenders developing emotional resilience and providing employability support and on-going mentoring to enable them to secure employment and reintegrate effectively into society


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

Prison Advice and Care Trust - £15,000
Towards family support services in prisons and the community for prisoners’ families, and resettlement support for ex-offenders

Prison Radio Association - £20,000
Towards its core work of running National Prison Radio available to all prisoners across the UK


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

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 - £40,000
Two years’ continuation funding towards a programme supporting women with criminal convictions and women care leavers to find quality work with mainstream employers

 


Ex-Servicemen and women
 
AF & V Launchpad - £15,000
Supporting homeless and unemployed ex-Services personnel in Newcastle and Liverpool to address the underlying causes of their situation and move towards independent living

Not Forgotten Association - £10,000
Providing entertainment and recreation opportunities for wounded and injured service personnel and veterans through a programme of excursions and respite activities


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



 
Disability
 
Action for M.E. - £12,300
Towards the provision of peer support forums for people living with M.E

Arts 4 Dementia £10,000
Towards arts programmes for people living with early-stage dementia


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 - £30,000
Two years’ continuation funding towards the Personalised Companion Support service delivering bespoke practical and emotional support to the deafblind community in London


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

Listening Place - £45,000
Three years’ funding to provide free, on-going, face-to-face support to Londoners with suicidal feelings delivering confidential, non-directional, and non-judgemental listening support


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

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

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 - £10,000
Towards programmes in Battersea Park to develop the employment and horticulture skills amongst disabled people, mainly those with enduring mental health issues, 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