News for 2014
Monday, 24 November 2014
Voluntary Action Lewisham are offering training and support to groups in November and December 2014. If you are thinking of applying to the Deptford Challenge Trust Strategic Fund, these courses will help you to apply. Community Accountancy free advice surgery will be ...
Friday, 14 November 2014
Mott celebrates 100 years of community foundations by sharing what they’ve taught us To mark the centennial of the first community foundation, the Mott Foundation has launched a great new microsite to share what they have learnt through 35 years of supporting the field. ...
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Penny for London was launched on 29th October 2014 and as a revolutionary way of enabling people to support the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund as part of their everyday routine. Under the scheme, commuters register their contactless debit or credit card on a special webs...
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
This week The London Community Foundation is featured in an article on Money Marketing's website, explaining the benefits of donor-advised funds: click here to read the full article.
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
The London Evening Standard has launched London United to harness football’s power as an agent for social change by funding the training of football coaches in the community. 18 grassroots charities that use football as a hook to tackle social change have been chosen to pa...
Friday, 12 September 2014
We’ve launched a new campaign to encourage more people to donate money through endowment funds. Endowment giving is a great way to help communities across London as the Government adds 50p to every £1 we get from a supporter. But the guarantee to match funding for...
Friday, 12 September 2014
Eight local groups will receive over £28,000 in new awards from our Elephant & Castle Community Fund. The projects we’re backing include one that supports Latin American people with disabilities, a community garden and a dance workshop. Lend Lease, in partnership wit...
Tuesday, 03 June 2014
After the Rich List in the Sunday Times, and the Happy List in the Independent on Sunday, UKCF have announced the Enrich List, a tribute to the 900 successful UK-based businesses that give through community foundations to support local causes. They have calculated that £49 bil...
Thursday, 08 May 2014
Do you use football to tackle social change in your community? Do you work with young people from challenging backgrounds, including young people not in education employment or training, or with long term unemployed people (i.e. not in work for over 12 months) using football?...
MP for Tooting, Sadiq Khan announces he is to run the extra mile for the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund
Monday, 10 March 2014
Labour’s Shadow Justice Secretary and London Minister, Sadiq Khan MP, will be joining over 35,000 other runners, including The London Community Foundation’s 30 strong team, to run the 2014 London Marathon on April 13th. This will be the first time he has attempted the 26.2 mil...
Thursday, 13 February 2014
We're proud to announce the launch of Dalston Bridge, an innovative charitable fund managed by us, which aims to make change in Dalston a force for good. Dalston is one of London’s most creative, exciting neighbourhoods and home to one of London’s hottest property markets. ...
Wednesday, 22 January 2014
Deptford Challenge Trust Small Grants Fund 2014 If you are a Deptford or Lewisham-based voluntary group, charity, not-for-profit organisation or social enterprise and are looking for funding to do a project within the Deptford community, please come along to this workshop to...
Monday, 20 January 2014
Citi have 6 branded cabs in London from now until early February. They want to offer charitable projects the use of these cabs to enable you to carry out the good work that you do! If you have an idea for a trip or visit for your group, then this is the perfect opportunity to make it happ...
Thursday, 09 January 2014
All of us at The London Community Foundation would like to congratulate Michael Brophy, our former Chairman, who has been appointed a CBE in the Queen's New Year Honours. Michael was our Chair and played a huge part in consolidating Community Foundations in London to form what is now T...
Monday, 06 January 2014
2014 marks the 100 year anniversary since lawyer and banker Frederick H. Goff established the first community foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. His vision was to pool the charitable resources of the city’s philanthropists into a single, great and permanent endowment for the benefit of ...
- 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