News for November 2017
Thursday, 30 November 2017
It was a cold November morning when my colleague Merlyn and I made our way from our office in Brixton to visit Charlotte, General Manager at the Sutton Community Farm . While the farm looked peaceful from afar, we soon noticed that the place was buzzing with activity. More than 20 volunt...
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
At The London Community Foundation, we know that small charities and groups can have a big impact. They are the glue that bonds communities together and foster a sense of belonging. These groups span the capital and deal with a range of issues – from tackling food poverty and hom...
Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Since 2015, the MOPAC (Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime) Victims' Fund has distributed nearly £2m to 43 organisations supporting women and girls who suffered from violence and abuse, as well as victims of hate and youth crime across London. The fund supports victims to co...
Monday, 27 November 2017
I am writing to let you know that Russell Delew is standing down as our Chief Executive. I would like to thank him for all his hard work and commitment on behalf of The London Community Foundation (LCF), particularly in relation to the fundraising and distribution of funds to survivors an...
Friday, 24 November 2017
Ever wondered how to make £400 in 3 hours? I’ll tell you…with popcorn! Allow me to explain. Pretty soon after I signed up to run the marathon for LCF, I set up my Virgin Giving Sponsorship page . I added my mugshot and wrote a little, “why you should sponsor m...
Wednesday, 15 November 2017
This week, charities all over the UK celebrate Trustees’ Week – an annual event honouring the vital role of trustees in a charity’s day-to-day business. Volunteering their time, trustees are ultimately responsible for how a charity operates and make all the chief decis...
Friday, 10 November 2017
It is just over one year ago that we received our accreditation as a Living Wage Friendly Funder, having become a Living Wage Employer a few years earlier. We’ve joined more than 3,600 businesses across the UK that pay their staff the Living Wage to ensure a decent and healthy stand...
Thursday, 09 November 2017
On a quiet residential street in North Lambeth, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Vauxhall, we met with Osman and Hywel from Young Futures to discuss the importance of their work with young care leavers. Going above and beyond the organisation’s contractual obligations, Youn...
- 8th Day of Christmas - Eradicating loneliness through friendship and advocacy at Evergreen Care Bexley
- 7th Day of Christmas - Exchanging skills and services at Paxton Green Time Bank
- 6th Day of Christmas - Bringing the joy of reading to children in London
- Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund Grenfell Appeal Final Disbursement
- 5th Day of Christmas - Improving wellbeing and inclusion through art at Artbox
- 4th Day of Christmas - Accepting Failure at Streets of Growth
- 3rd Day of Christmas - 'Being rooted in our local community is crucial'
- 2nd Day of Christmas - 'Mosaic Clubhouse is like a family'
- 1st Day of Christmas - Bringing people together at Sutton Community Farm
- Happy 12 Days of Christmas!
- Reflections on MOPAC's inaugural Victims' Summit
- Meet Tim - our newest Trustee
- Living Wage Week and the importance of tackling low pay
- Celebrating Youth Work Week with Young Futures
- 'Why on earth have you done this?'
- Update on funds allocated: Grenfell Tower
- Red Nose Day grants awarded
- A further £2 million given out to Grenfell Tower survivors
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