News for 2012
Friday, 07 December 2012
We brought Surviving Winter to Parliament on Monday with a hugely successful event at the House of Commons. Several Members of Parliament and Lords, along with Steven Hammersley, CEO of The Community Foundations Network and Dr Ros Altmann, director general of Saga Magazine, helped raise a...
Thursday, 15 November 2012
The week marks the London launch of Surviving Winter 2012-2013. The London Community Foundation is working with Community Foundations across the UK. Together we are encouraging people to donate in order to help older and vulnerable people experiencing fuel poverty. Donations will...
Tuesday, 30 October 2012
London Conference 2012 Presented by Centre for London and IPPR. 27 November 8.30am – 5.30pm Southbank Centre, London SE1 This year’s London Conference - a ‘davos for London’ - is where the key challenges for jobs, growth and urban renewal...
Monday, 22 October 2012
We are honoured to have selected the first 7 beneficiaries for grants from our ColdHarbour Communities fund. Local residents were able to apply for up to £5000 and our highest grant allocation was just under £4,500. We are so excited that the first round of grant-making is wel...
Tuesday, 16 October 2012
We are so pleased to announce that we have expanded our Development Team by 4 members over the past few months: 2 Development Officers (myself and Richard Lemmer), a Development and Communications Manager (Amy Hinrichs) and a Development Director (Lucinda Shaw). With the growth of LCF ...
Friday, 05 October 2012
We were delighted to have Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, officially launch new initiative, the Lambeth Giving Fund yesterday at Lambeth Palace. Lambeth Giving Fund is a new and simple way to support the work of dedicated and inspiring local charities and community project...
Friday, 14 September 2012
Good Morning Londoners! We have just a few places left for the Virgin London Marathon 2013. This year, a phenomenal £52.8 million was raised by the charities participating in the marathon, it was entered in to the Guinness World Records book for the highest single charity ...
Friday, 07 September 2012
Great news: we are in the process of relaunching our 500 for London campaign! After the overwhelming response we recieved last year, The London Community Foundation is once more seeking 500 people to give just £500 each to help build a long-term, sustainable fund for ...
Friday, 31 August 2012
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Monday, 20 August 2012
Hi everyone! We are currently recruiting runners for next year's Virgin London Marathon! This is a fantastic opportunity for those who love running and London to raise vital funds for The London Community Foundation. For a quick look at the types of amazing organisations and ind...
Wednesday, 13 June 2012
The London Community Foundation is working in partnership with Fredericks Foundation to establish a microfinance operation in London. Fredericks is looking for a London based Client Manager to assess business loan applications and to promote the service to the underserved commun...
Wednesday, 06 June 2012
This is the fourth year of LVSC's annual Big Squeeze survey, which looks at the impact of the recession and public spending cuts on London's voluntary and community sector (VCS) and the people who use their services. Please complete the new survey now to help see what's happened ov...
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
Following the London riots in August last year, we launched a riot response fund to help the individuals and businesses which had been worst affected. The appeal was called ' We Love London ', and together with the help of individuals, businesses and companies from across the city we rais...
Friday, 04 May 2012
Fredericks Foundation and The London Community Foundation have come together to start a new lending ‘Hub’ for London. Loans of up to £5,000 will be available for disadvantaged Londoners who cannot access regular bank loans, to start businesses which will lift them out ...
Monday, 23 April 2012
LCF has published a report on 500 for London, the first year. 500 for London is a new, simple way to support London's communities. We are looking for 500 business or individuals to donate £500/£42 a month/£1.37 a day to help tackle three areas of pressing ne...
Thursday, 08 March 2012
We were delighted to welcome Francis Salway, retiring CEO of Land Securities as Chair Elect of The London Community Foundation (LCF) as we launched officially at City Hall with the announcement of a £20 million match challenge for London. “I am delighted to be joining LCF.&...
Thursday, 01 March 2012
£375,000 Bonus for London Charities and Community Groups The race is on to give away £375,000 in match funding to local charities and community groups. From 1 st March, any donation made through Localgiving.com, the national website dedicated to supporting small,...
Monday, 02 January 2012
Following the name change from The Capital Community Foundation (CCF) to the London Community Foundation (LCF), we would like to share a couple of the responses which we have had so far to the news. Please do get in touch if you would like to share your thoughts on the new London Communti...
- Update on funds allocated: Grenfell Tower
- Red Nose Day grants awarded
- A further £2 million given out to Grenfell Tower survivors
- Artists for Grenfell donations made available to survivors
- Grenfell Tower update
- £1.58 million to Grenfell families from the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund
- Further emergency payments for Grenfell families
- Over £5 million raised through the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund
- Grenfell: The Long-Term Response
- Guardian Voluntary Sector comment piece
- Financial support for those directly impacted by Grenfell Tower fire
- Grenfell Tower update
- Artists for Grenfell
- Grenfell Tower Appeal update
- Free capacity building support in Lambeth - latest dates announced
- Emergency Appeal - Grenfell Fire
- Building brighter futures across London
- Looking for community representatives to help make a big difference in London
- Shining a light on food poverty in London
- Comic Relief donates £1 million to the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund this Red Nose Day