City Bridge Trust – Recent Grants Awarded

At its September Committee meeting, the Trust awarded grants totalling £2.8m to charities across London. These included £270,000 to National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) towards the salary costs of two Case Workers working on NSPCC’s Protect and Respect project, supporting children and young people aged 11 to 19 who have been, or are at risk of being, sexually exploited; £87,000 to FoodCycle, a charity which supports people who are hungry and lonely by serving tasty lunches and dinners using surplus food; and £117,000 to Working Chance, a recruitment consultancy supporting women leaving the criminal justice and care systems into mainstream employment. Also agreed was £50,000 each to Kensington & Chelsea Citizens Advice Bureau Service and London Emergencies Trust for work in response to the Grenfell Tower disaster. This is in addition to eighteen grants totalling £114,480 previously agreed by the Trust for summer activities in the Kensington & Chelsea area. A full list of grants awarded can be found here.