Grant maker

City Bridge Trust

www.citybridgetrust.org.uk
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Who they support

People living and/or working in London

Grant criteria

There are three themes: Connecting the Capital, Positive Transitions, Advice & Support supplemented by priorities to Reduce Inequalities and Enable Voice & Representation

Grant details

Typically £50-150k but there is a small grants programme for up to £10k.

Application procedure

Copmplete an online application form, no fixed timetable. Typical timescale: 4 months


Grants made

Over the last five years they've made 675 significant donations totalling £63,962,117

When Amount Grantee To be used for
31/08/2018 £53,700 icandance £53,700 over three years (£17,000; £17,900; £18,800) to meet the costs of six sessional support workers' fees.
31/08/2018 £105,000 Clink Charity £105,000 over three years (3 x £35,000) to support the full-time salary and expenditure of a High Down Prison based Support Worker to provide an effective and inclusive service to graduates of The Clink Programme.
31/08/2018 £119,600 Disablement Association Hillingdon (DASH) £119,600 over three years (£39,200; £38,700; £41,700) towards the costs of a full-time Transitions Officer and running costs of a programme of work to support disabled young people in Hillingdon in the transition to adulthood.
31/08/2018 £106,500 Bishop Creighton House £106,500 over three years (£35,000; £35,500; £36,000) for the full-time salary of a Learning Disability Outreach Co-ordinator.
31/08/2018 £154,700 Hounslow Citizens Advice Bureau £154,700 over three years (£53,000; £51,100; £50,600) for the salary of a full-time Advice Worker, volunteer costs plus related operational costs.
31/08/2018 £142,940 Barnet Refugee Service £142,940 over three years (£46,360; £47,550; £49,030) towards the part-time salary costs of the ESOL Coordinator, ESOL Administrator, sessional ESOL teachers and running costs of a programme of ESOL classes in Barnet.
31/08/2018 £100,000 Ragged School Museum Trust £100,000 towards the costs of installing a lift in the refurbished site to ensure full disabled access.
31/08/2018 £79,800 City Harvest £79,800 over three years (£25,800; £26,600; £27,400) for the post of Senior Warehouse Operative (40 hours per week).
31/08/2018 £78,000 Youth Legal and Resource Centre £78,000 over three years (£24,500; £26,500; £27,000) for the part-time Debt and Money Advice Caseworker and associated project costs.
31/08/2018 £82,000 Dementia Concern £82,000 over three years (£26,800; £27,300; £27,900) for one full-time Community Support Worker and associated costs to provide support services to people living alone with dementia in Ealing.
31/08/2018 £85,500 Live Music Now! £85,500 over three years (£28,000; £28,500; £29,000) towards the costs of interactive music workshops and staff training across care homes in London.
31/08/2018 £120,000 Passage 2000 £120,000 over three years (3 x £40,000) to meet the salary, on costs and a contribution to management charges of a full-time specialist mental health worker.
31/08/2018 £141,000 MENCAP Bromley £141,000 over three years (£45,700; £47,000; £48,300) contributing to the salaries of three part-time Trainers and associated costs to deliver training, work experience and volunteering opportunities for young disabled people in Bromley.
31/08/2018 £114,780 Age UK Hillingdon, Harrow and Brent £114,780 over three years (£39,290; £37,370; £38,120) towards the salary of a part-timeTrainer and on-costs to deliver a programme of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for people in Hillingdon and their carers.
31/08/2018 £254,600 Beat £254,600 over three years (£77,200; £85,000; £92,400) for the London Strategy to support young Londoners affected by eating disorders to begin specialist treatment as early as possible, and so achieve a rapid and sustained recovery.
30/06/2018 £115,000 Key4Life £115,000 over three years (£36,000; £38,000; £41,000) towards the costs of Key4Life's "through the gate" work with 18-24 year olds involved in the HMP Brixton programme.
30/06/2018 £83,400 Metro Centre Limited £83,400 over two years (£41,600; £41,800) for a part-time Service Co-ordinator and associated running costs of a project supporting young LGBTQ Londoners.
30/06/2018 £60,000 London Children's Ballet £60,000 over three years (3 x £20,000) towards the 'Ballet for £1' and tours for older isolated people across London.
30/06/2018 £150,000 Pro Bono Economics £150,000 over three years (£30,000, £50,000, £70,000) for associated project costs to support charitable organisations providing services for Londoners.
30/06/2018 £233,300 Prisoners Abroad £233,300 over one year for the continuation of the resettlement fund, supporting destitute British citizens returning to London after imprisonment overseas.
30/06/2018 £100,000 Holborn Community Association £100,000 for the costs of the accessible elements of the wider refurbishment including: a new entrance, installation of a passenger lift, provision of a hearing loop and the modifying of kitchen and reception areas.
30/06/2018 £141,850 Refugee Action Kingston £141,850 over three years (£46,120; £48,940; £46,790) towards the part-time salary costs of the Education &Training Centre Manager and ESOL Co-ordinator, plus running costs of a programme of ESOL classes, discussion groups and public services workshops.
30/06/2018 £70,000 Bangladesh Youth Movement (BYM) £70,000 over three years (£24,000; £23,000; £23,000) towards the cost of Managing Your Money, and specifically a part-time Financial Advice Worker, project delivery costs, overheads and once-off equipment.
30/06/2018 £92,500 Spear Housing Association Ltd £92,500 over three years (£13,350; £34,150; £45,000) for the salary costs of the part-time Peer Support Worker, plus training, activities, line management and additional costs associated with the Peer Support and User Involvement programme.
30/06/2018 £138,000 Spitalfields Crypt Trust £138,000 over three years (£44,800; £46,000; £47,200) for the salary of an Addiction Counsellor and associated project costs.
30/06/2018 £91,000 Chance UK £91,000 over three years (£27,700; £30,300; £33,000) towards the salary of a Programme Manager to deliver a mentoring programme and parenting support for children aged 5-11 in Islington, Lambeth and Westminster.
30/06/2018 £106,000 Partnership for Young London £106,000 over two years (£52,500; £53,500) for the costs of the part-time Development Lead, admin support and associated running costs.
30/06/2018 £100,000 Vineyard Congregational Church £100,000 to improve the access to both levels of the church, providing two new lifts, improved accessible toilet facilities, new doors and widened entrances.
30/06/2018 £130,000 Child Poverty Action Group £130,000 over two years (2 x £65,000) for a Universal Credit London Welfare Rights Worker, plus associated project costs including training bursaries and Universal Credit handbooks for 50 London organisations.
30/06/2018 £146,000 Brixton Advice Centre £146,000 over three years (£48,000, £50,000, £48,000) for the part-time salary of an Advisor and associated project costs.
30/06/2018 £178,000 Kingston Carers Network £178,000 over three years (£58,000; £59,000; £61,000) for the Outreach Worker; respite acitivities; workshops; and associated running costs of the Older Carers project.
30/06/2018 £120,200 Roots and Shoots £120,200 over three years (£39,300; £40,000; £40,900) for the part-time salaries of the Environmental Education Manager and Gardener Educator.
30/06/2018 £146,500 Cambridge House £146,500 over three years (£48,100; £49,000; £49,400) for the salary and associated costs of a Crisis Prevention Navigator plus a 12.5% contribution to core costs.
30/06/2018 £111,000 London Play £111,000 over two years (£53,800; £57,200) towards the salaries of a Programme Designer and Head of Communications, plus costs of training playground staff and related operational and management costs.
30/06/2018 £90,300 Age UK Bexley £90,300 over three years (£35,600; £35,700; £19,000) towards the posts of Project Co-ordinator, Service Manager and associated running costs.
30/06/2018 £145,800 One-To-One (Enfield) £145,800 over three years (£47,300; £48,500; £50,000) towards several staff salaries, sessional staff and associated project costs.
30/06/2018 £101,000 Equal People Mencap £101,000 over two years (£52,600, £48,400) for the salary of the part-time Project Co-ordinator and associated project costs.
30/06/2018 £134,800 CVS Brent £134,800 over three years (£44,900, £43,800, £46,100) for the part-time salary of the Monitoring & Evaluation Officer and project running costs.
30/06/2018 £45,600 Stepney City Farm Ltd £45,600 over one year for the salary costs of the CEO to provide strategic leadership and successful expansion of the site, ensuring sustainability of the organisation.
31/05/2018 £48,800 Whizz-Kidz £48,800 over two years (2 x £24,400) towards the Fair Chance in Sport programme in London.
30/04/2018 £87,360 Indoamerican Refugee and Migrant Organisation (IRMO) £87,360 over three years (£28,740; £29,190; £29,430) towards a Project Manager, part-time Tutor, and running costs.
30/04/2018 £90,000 West London Zone £90,000 over three years (3 x £30,000) towards the part-time salaries of a Partnerships Manager and Data & Systems Manager.
30/04/2018 £48,000 My Life Films £48,000 over two years (2 x £24,000) for the costs of creating biographical films for 32 people with dementia in London and a contribution to core costs.
30/04/2018 £119,300 Sutton Borough Volunteer Bureau £119,300 over three years (£41,800; £38,800; £38,700) for a Community Connect Co-ordinator; production of Good Practice Guidance; and association project and organisational costs.
30/04/2018 £110,000 BTEG £110,000 over two years (2 x £55,000) for the "BAME Connectivity Programme" with funding to cover the costs of a part-time Project Manager and support costs.
30/04/2018 £102,000 KEEN London £102,000 over three years (£35,000; £34,000; £33,000) towards the salary and on-costs of the Participation and Development Co-ordinator.
30/04/2018 £123,000 Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile £123,000 over three year (3 x £41,000) to contribute to the core costs to ensure that the charity can continue to provide specialist therapeutic mental health interventions for young asylum seekers and refugees in London.
30/04/2018 £144,700 Alzheimer's Society £144,700 over three years (£46,200; £49,000; £49,500) towards the costs of a Side by Side Co-ordinator and associated running costs.
30/04/2018 £100,000 Whittington Park Community Association £100,000 for access and improvement works at Hocking Hall, Whittington Park.
30/04/2018 £100,000 Polka Children's Theatre Limited £100,000 for disabled access works at Polka Children's Theatre.
30/04/2018 £94,500 Migrants Resource Centre £94,500 over three years (£30,500, £31,500, £32,500), contributing to a Senior Caseworker post, Legal Administrator and Supervising Solicitor salaries, and associated running costs.
30/04/2018 £126,460 Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering £126,460 over three years (£42,380, £41,850, £42,230) towards two Care Navigator posts for Redbridge and Barking & Dagenham and associated project costs.
30/04/2018 £150,000 Tower Hamlets Law Centre £150,000 over three years (£75,000, £50,000, £25,000) towards core costs including staffing & overheads; and for the establishment of a supporters' network, individual giving scheme and the implementation of a corporate sponsorship scheme.
30/04/2018 £93,100 Beyond Youth CIC £93,100 over three years (£28,700; £29,900; £34,500) towards the costs of a full-time Programme Co-ordinator and evaluation costs in year three.
30/04/2018 £142,400 Redbridge Citizens Advice Bureau £142,400 over three years (£47,500; £48,500; £46,400) for the part-time Outreach Project Officer's salary, other existing staff time and towards project costs of the GP referral project.
30/04/2018 £136,000 Release Legal Emergency and Drugs Service Ltd £136,000 over three years (£43,500; £45,500; £47,000) for the salary of a part-time Advice Worker, on-costs; and costs associated with supervision of the post.
31/03/2018 £29,720 Thames Explorer Trust £29,720 over three years (£9,944, £18,776, £1,000) towards costs of developing, designing and delivering three self-guided walking trails to improve Londoners’ knowledge and understanding of the River Thames environment.
28/02/2018 £22,500 Parochial Church Council of St Mary, Stoke Newington £22,500 towards internal access improvement works to include accessible toilet and shower (£14,850), access signage (£1,900), entrance buttons and bells (£1,950) and door ironmongery (£3,800).
28/02/2018 £60,000 The Children's Trust £60,000 for a third and final year's funding of a f/t Brain Injury Specialist and related running costs of a brain injury service in London.
28/02/2018 £154,000 Sense £154,000 over three years (£78,500, £55,500, £20,000) for 50% of the f/t Programme Development Manager in years 1 and 2 towards the running costs of the 'Amaze' programme supporting 105 young people aged 16 - 25 with complex sensory and communication needs to transition towards adulthood.The grant in years 2 and 3 is conditional on sufficient funds being raised to make the initiative viable.
28/02/2018 £324,697 Buttle UK £324,697 over one year for the continuation of the Anchor Project, supporting families in London who have experienced domestic abuse to resettle.
28/02/2018 £113,000 Rethink Mental Illness £113,000 over two years (£53,000; £60,000) towards the Step Up into University (SUU) Project Manager salary, SUU project costs, evaluation and on-costs.
28/02/2018 £158,500 Community Links Trust Ltd £158,500 over three years (£51,900, £51,100, £55,500) for 0.8 fte of a Specialist Adviser post; community engagement; and evaluation costs as well as a contribution to organisational overheads.
28/02/2018 £183,600 Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre £183,600 over three years (£59,400, £61,200, £63,000) for a f/t solicitor and contribution to organisational overheads to develop an Anti Child Poverty Unit, with funding released on receipt of satisfactory quarterly management accounts until the organisation returns to a position of positive free reserves.
28/02/2018 £31,000 Deptford Reach £31,000 for one year towards the salary and on-costs of the full-time Crisis Intervention Advice Worker.
28/02/2018 £90,000 Women for Refugee Women £90,000 over three years (3 x £30,000) towards the salaries of the Grassroots Manager (equivalent of 1.5 dpw) and Grassroots Intern (equivalent of 1.5 dpw); associated project costs of the term-time ESOL classes (up to Entry level 3); and a contribution to core costs. The grant is conditional on City Bridge Trust completing further satisfactory due diligence on Women for Refugee Women.
28/02/2018 £120,000 BANG Edutainment Ltd £120,000 over three years (3 x £40,000) for the NoLimitz PT Therapist (3.5 dpw) and associated project costs, conditional on quarterly management accounts to be provided for 2018/19.
28/02/2018 £90,000 Alternatives Trust East London £90,000 over three years (3 x £30,000) towards the FTE salary of a Destitution Co-ordinator.
28/02/2018 £58,000 TaxAid UK £58,000 (2 x £29,000) for running costs to extend TaxAid UK's London Advice service by 12 hours per week for two years.
28/02/2018 £117,000 Down's Syndrome Association £117,000 over three years (£38,000, £39,000, £40,000) for the full-time DSActive Sports Officer (London) and associated project costs.
28/02/2018 £69,600 Community Empowerment and Support Initiatives (CESI) £69,600 (£24,200; £22,700; £22,700) for the salary costs of a P/T Project Co-ordinator (3 dpw) and running costs of healthy-living workshops, yoga, jogging, volunteer training and expenses, excursions, and a 10% contribution to core costs.
28/02/2018 £120,700 Royal Hospital Chelsea £120,700 to allow the Royal Hospital Chelsea to purchase GPS tracking pendants and aerial masts.
28/02/2018 £47,800 London Sustainability Exchange £47,800 over two years (£23,900; £23,900) towards several staff salaries (in total 0.49 FTE) and related running costs for the Pollinators Path project in three London Boroughs.
28/02/2018 £75,500 Saint Francis Hospice £75,500 over two years (£37,200; £38,300) for a full-time Project Co-ordinator and support costs to establish a new one-to-one service for socially isolated carers. The funds to be restricted for work with those who have ongoing care responsiblities.
28/02/2018 £70,000 Help Somalia Foundation £70,000 over three years (£22,500; £23,000; £24,500) towards the salary costs of a 0.5 FTE Advice and Development Worker and associated running costs.
31/12/2017 £133,300 High Trees Community Development Trust £133,300 over three years (£43,800, £44,400, £45,100) towards the cost of a Project Co-ordinator (2 dpw), Lead ESOL Tutor (12 hpw), Assistant ESOL Tutor (8 hpw) and associated project costs.
31/12/2017 £111,400 Millwall Community Trust £111,400 over three years (£38,600, £36,300, £36,500) towards the salary of an Independent Living Officer (21 hpw) and associated project and administration costs for a project working with disabled young Londoners aged 16 – 25.
31/12/2017 £57,200 Vital Xposure £57,200 over two years(2 x £28,600) towards the costs of Vital Exposure's work to develop and deliver inclusive theatre. The funding is offered on the condition that the full balance of funds is raised from other sources.
31/12/2017 £120,000 Entelechy Arts Limited £120,000 over 3 years (£40,000 x3) for the salary of a Volunteer Co-ordinator (0.6FTE), Project Administrator (0.4FTE) and towards the associated running costs for the Meet Me on the Move, Meet Me at the Movies and befriending programme.
31/12/2017 £111,900 PP Enterprises trading as Fourwellbeing £111,900 over three years (£36,200, £37,300, £38,400) for the full-time post of Advice Service Worker.
31/12/2017 £77,200 Ealing Mencap £77,200 over three years (£26,100, £25,600, £25,500) for a p/t (3 days per week) Travel and Transport Advice caseworker and associated project costs, with funding released on receipt of satisfactory quarterly management accounts.
31/12/2017 £105,000 Irish Chaplaincy £105,000 over three years (3 x £35,000) for the f/t salary of a Pastoral Outreach Worker and associated project costs.
31/12/2017 £100,000 Helen Bamber Foundation £100,000 over two further and final years (2 x £50,000) towards the f/t salary of the Head Therapist and associated costs for the delivery, evaluation and dissemination of the three-stage process to recovery for individuals in London exposed to enduring trauma.
31/12/2017 £90,000 Spitalfields Music £90,000 over three years (3 x £30,000) towards "The Endless Imagination" arts programme in care homes on the condition that the charity raises the balance of funds from other sources.
31/12/2017 £84,520 Community Action For Refugees and Asylum Seekers £84,520 over 3 years (£27,520; £27,780; £29,220) towards the salary costs of the Project Co-ordinator (2.5 days per week) and associated running costs of the ESOL programme.
31/12/2017 £87,900 Eye Music Trust £87,900 over three years (£29,300, £29,300, £29,300) towards the sessional staff, workshops, coordination and associated running costs to deliver a mobile"Colourscape" in Special Educational Needs Schools across London.
31/12/2017 £110,300 East European Resource Centre £110,300 over three years (£36,100; £36,800; £37,400) for the part-time Senior Welfare Advice Worker (0.6 FTE); Helpline and Support Officer (0.4 FTE) and associated running costs to provide welfare advice and support to the Eastern European community across London.
31/12/2017 £90,000 Homeless Action In Barnet Limited £90,000 over three years (3 x £30,000) towards the salary, support and management costs of a full-time Resettlement Officer at Homeless Action in Barnet Limited.
31/10/2017 £120,000 Depaul UK £120,000 over three years (£40,000 per year) for a f/t Wellbeing and Mental Health Co-ordinator and associated costs for the delivery of a Get Mindfuel service for young people accessing Depaul services in London.
31/10/2017 £166,900 Carers Support (Bexley) £166,900 over three years (£55,200; £55,600; £56,100) to support the costs of the Service Manager (24hpw), Volunteer accommodation, expenses and training for three volunteers and associated running costs to the Carers Breaks service.
31/10/2017 £292,300 Mind in Harrow £292,300 over three years (£96,200; £97,600; £98,500) for the full time Outreach and Early Intervention Coordinator at MiH and three posts across the remaining consortia members, evaluation, project costs and overheads.
31/10/2017 £113,960 The Royal Society for Blind Children £113,960 over three years (£32,192; £39,124; £42,644) towards the costs of delivering an apprenticeship programme with partner employers for 40 blind and partially sighted young people (16-25).
31/10/2017 £166,800 Action Disability Kensington & Chelsea £166,800 over three years (3 x £55,600) towards a FTE Co-ordinator, 1 day per week Personal Development Officer and associated running costs towards accessibility costs, training, information production, room hire and core running costs.
31/10/2017 £144,740 Brent Adolescent Centre £144,740 over three years (£47,200; £48,240; £49,300) towards the costs of providing therapy and professional interventions to young people with mental health needs in five schools in Brent.
31/10/2017 £77,250 Hubbub Foundation UK £77,250 over three years (£33,750; £23,500; £20,000) for the Co-ordination costs, dinghy and crew hire, marketing and associated running costs for the Plastic Fishing project in the Docklands Basin.
31/10/2017 £122,500 Widehorizons Outdoor Education Trust £122,500 over three years (£42,900; £40,700; £38,900) towards a full-time Adventure Learning Manager (35 hpw) associated running costs and overheads.
31/10/2017 £128,100 Bromley by Bow Centre £128,100 over three years (£40,800; £42,300; £45,000) to meet the cost of an Integrated Housing Advisor (21 hrs pw), a Connections Worker, project evaluation and management costs, to provide targeted housing advice and financial management support to private rented sector households experiencing housing difficulties and financial hardship.
31/10/2017 £71,300 Brent Private Tenants' Rights Group £71,300 over three years (£23,600; £23,700; £24,000) to meet the salary of a Housing and Debt Advisor plus a contribution towards running costs.
31/10/2017 £87,900 Contact the Elderly £87,900 over three years (£29,200, £29,300, £29,400) for the FT salary of the Development Officer North London and associated project costs.
31/10/2017 £80,000 On Road Ltd £80,000 over two years (£40,000, £40,000) towards the media training courses and interactions, and the cost of the activist network meetings, for both the All About Trans and Angles projects
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