Social Welfare
Homelessness
 

Ace of Clubs - £10,000
Towards the core costs of a small homelessness charity operating in south west London


Barons Court Project - £10,000
To deliver a basic needs service to the street homeless and those experiencing mental ill-health from its day centre in Hammersmith and Fulham


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


Branches - £15,000
To provide accommodation and individually tailored support to homeless adults with high support needs in Waltham Forest

Cardboard Citizens - £10,000
Towards a Peer Mentoring programme in a charity using the performing arts to inspire and motivate homeless people across London allowing them to develop the skills and confidence they need to make positive changes in their lives


Caritas Anchor House - £50,000
Two years continuation funding of the Aspirations programme addressing the root causes of homelessness for homeless and vulnerably housed single people with multiple and complex needs in Newham


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


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

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


WLM Seymour Place - £10,000
Towards a range of drop-in services with the long-term aim of moving street homeless people in central London into accommodation

 


Welfare

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


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

Glasspool Charity Trust - £75,000
Three years’ funding 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 Havering - £75,000
Towards three years’ core costs of a charity providing support to vulnerable families with children under the age of five in Harold Hill, 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

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
 

Bounce Back - £60,000
Three years’ continuation funding for the charity and social enterprise that provides training, work experience and a route into employment in the construction industry for ex-offenders


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 - £20,000
To train prisoners in paid, creative textile skills and needlework thus enabling them to use their time constructively, increase their employability and give them some financial support on release

In2Change £36,000
Two years’ funding to employ a women ex-offender to deliver targeted theatrical interventions aiming to prevent young people from becoming involved in criminal activities


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 - £60,000
Three years’ funding towards the core costs of a charity breaking the cycle of substance abuse and criminal behaviour


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 - £40,000
Two years continuation funding towards its core work of running National Prison Radio available to all prisoners across the UK

Reading Agency - £15,000
To develop Reading Ahead Champions, peer-to-peer mentors in prisons to support and enhance the Reading Ahead programme which helps prisoners with their reading and literacy 


Shannon Trust - £60,000
Three years’ continuation funding of the Turning Pages peer-mentored reading plan in prisons throughout the UK

St Giles Trust - £15,000
To deliver dedicated employment support to ex-offenders in north London providing individualised holistic support towards sustainable emplo
yment

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


Regular Forces Employment Association - £15,000
Towards Project Nova, delivered in partnership with Walking with the Wounded, supporting veterans in the criminal justice system to prevent further offending and reintegrate them into mainstream society and long-term employment


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 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


BlindAid - £10,000
Towards the Community Sight Support Service in Tower Hamlets which helps visually impaired older people


British Tinnitus Association - £20,000
Two years’ continuation funding to provide help, support and advocacy services to individuals from across the UK who are suffering with tinnitus


British Tinnitus Association - £10,000
To develop and expand its helpline service for people across the UK who are suffering with tinnitus

Calvert Trust Lake District - £15,000
Towards the running costs of a new residential rehabilitation facility for adults with Acquired Brain Injuries offering a unique approach to rehabilitation focusing on ‘learning through doing’ in the outdoors


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


deafPLUS - £15,000
Towards a British Sign Language Video Advice Helpline providing financial, welfare and civil advice to deaf people without the need for an interpreter


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


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


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
Delivering visual art activities for individuals with complex needs


Resource for Autism - £10,000
Towards the Autism Community Volunteering programme, getting adults into supported volunteering to improve their independence, skills, confidence and mental health

Stuart Low Trust - £13,300
Towards its Gardening Club sessions, in partnership with Culpepper Community Garden, for vulnerable people with mental health issues

Thrive - £40,000
Two years continuation funding towards the project in Battersea Park using gardening to help people with disabilities to transform their lives


Us in a Bus - £10,000
To enable communication and social interaction for adults with profound learning disabilities and other complex needs through Intensive Interaction technique


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