City Bridge Trust has awarded grants totalling over £3.3 million to 33 charities tackling inequality

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The City of London Corporation’s charitable funder, City Bridge Trust, has awarded grants totalling over £3.3 million to 33 charities tackling inequality and disadvantage across London in its latest round of funding.

The grants include:

  • £120,000 to Root and Shoots in Lambeth to teach young people about biodiversity, the ‘green’ environment and the benefit of growing food locally;
  • £90,000 to Age UK Bexley for its ‘Men in Sheds’ project for older men to socialise and learn new skills through creative woodwork workshops; and
  • £145,000 to One-To-One, an organisation supporting people with learning difficulties to get more involved in community activities in Enfield, to create a ’Community Arts Hub’

An additional grant of £233,300 has been awarded to Prisoners Abroad to support destitute British citizens returning to London after imprisonment overseas.

City Bridge Trust has also awarded the Cranfield Trust £68,400 to provide managerial support and expertise to up to 32 London-based charities through its ‘Strive’ programme.

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