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Up to £10,000 of £100,000 fund

Funding for charitable projects which are tackling poverty and inequality in London. Projects should show how community involvement is core to what they are doing.

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£100,000 to tackle poverty and inequality in the capital

Helping London-based projects that benefit Londoners and their communities.

The Improving life for Londoners fund helps organisations based and working in London to deliver projects which will address inequality and lift people out of poverty in the capital. 

Trust for London and City Bridge Trust have £100,000 available to organisations using crowdfunding to raise funds and deliver projects which will benefit Londoners and the communities they live in. Successful projects will be delivering practical solutions to support people on low incomes, led by communities that will benefit from the work.

The Improving life for Londoners fund will provide up to 50% of the target (up to a max of £10,000), with projects expected to raise at least the first 25% from the Crowd.

Projects that fit the bill

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CAP Debt Centre, Lewisham Greater London

To provide free professional debt counselling services for Lewisham residents through home visits and help lift them out of debt and poverty

Successfully funded


  • 17 supporters
  • £3k raised
  • 72 days
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Helping Hands Food Bank Greater London

Our Helping Hands Food Bank aims to stop the most vulnerable refugee and asylum seekers in Lewisham from going hungry.

Successfully overfunded


  • 172 supporters
  • £19.5k raised
  • 66 days
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The Canteens project Greater London

Supporting the vulnerable and bringing the community together, offering advice, support, training and hot meals, every day.

Successfully overfunded


  • 106 supporters
  • £16.3k raised
  • 43 days
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Bromley Mencap's Community Hub Greater London

To develop a community hub in Norman Park offering training & employment opportunities & a range of inclusive activites for disabled people

Successfully overfunded


  • 101 supporters
  • £20.7k raised
  • 28 days

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