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Financial support for those directly impacted by Grenfell Tower fire

Friday, 23 June 2017

  It has been announced today that The London Community Foundation is part of a collaborative effort to provide financial support to those who have been directly impacted by the Grenfell Tower fire. Initial payments of £20,000 will be made available to the next of kind fo...

by Admin

Grenfell Tower update

Thursday, 22 June 2017

It has been just over a week since the tragedy at Grenfell Towers and the immediate response and generosity of individuals and businesses from across London, the UK and worldwide, has been truly overwhelming. Over 50,000 individual donations have come through, raising over £4.6 mill...

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Artists for Grenfell

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in West London, the record industry came together to record a single for the victims of the disaster. Over 50 artists gave their time and support to make this happen. The song is ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’. Click here to download...

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Grenfell Tower Appeal update

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Everyone in London and the rest of the UK has been shocked by the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower. Following the news last week, LCF responded quickly and set up a fundraising appeal with the Evening Standard to raise much-needed funds for the residents and their families. So far, t...

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Emergency Appeal - Grenfell Fire

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Following the devastating news of one of London’s worst fire disasters overnight at Grenfell Tower in West London, our thoughts go out to all those affected.   As firefighters continue to battle the blaze today, communities are gathering together to support one another at...

by Russell Delew

Free capacity building support in Lambeth - latest dates announced

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

    As part of the Stronger Together capacity building programme, Community Southwark will be running two events this summer: Lambeth Small Groups Network: Volunteer Management: Thursday 22 June 2017, 6-8pm The session will concentrate on finding and managi...

by Donna Yay

Building brighter futures across London

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

I am pleased to announce the publication of The London Community Foundation’s first ever Annual Review, which celebrates the incredible work taking place at grassroots level across London. It has been a phenomenal year of achievement for us, the groups we work with, and our support...

by Russell Delew

Looking for community representatives to help make a big difference in London

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

We are looking for experienced community representatives to join the Red Nose Day Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund (ESDF) Grants Panel and help represent the views of the voluntary and community sector (VCS) in London. The panel will be held on 21 st July 2017. We believe that loc...

by Thomas Flynn

Shining a light on food poverty in London

Monday, 24 April 2017

One of the aims of The London Community Foundation is to shine a light on the complex issues across London. In a city where so many prosper, it can be easy to forget there are thousands of Londoners who don’t experience this London but another side of London where poverty, isolation...

by Russell Delew

Comic Relief donates £1 million to the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund this Red Nose Day

Friday, 24 March 2017

Abegail Kelleher, Sam Purmell and Sam Sesiuk at Ghost Academy, a previous Comic Relief ESDF grant receipient
Abegail Kelleher, Sam Purmell and Sam Sesiuk at Ghost Academy, a previous Comic Relief ESDF grant receipient

Struggling Londoners were given a boost today as Comic Relief handed a £1 million cash bonanza to the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund. The £1 million cash injection, to fund grants to charitable groups tackling poverty and social exclusion, takes the total raised by the ...

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Training dates announced for Lambeth Capacity Building Programme

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

  The London Community Foundation (LCF) is pleased to announce that  Community Southwark  will be delivering a two-year programme of practical support and advice for Lambeth-based voluntary and community organisations as part of LCF’s Lambeth Community Fund, beginn...

by Donna Yay

Stronger Together - Lambeth Capacity Building Programme 2017-19

Friday, 13 January 2017

  The London Community Foundation (LCF) is pleased to announce that Community Southwark will be delivering a two-year programme of practical support and advice for Lambeth-based voluntary and community organisations as part of LCF’s Lambeth Community Fund, beginning Februa...

by Donna Yay