Published: 25th Mar 2020

A new emergency fund has been set up to help London’s community and voluntary organisations who have been affected by Covid-19. The City of London Corporation’s charitable funder, City Bridge Trust (CBT) has joined the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and London Funders to launch the new fund. An initial £1m will be provided by CBT following a further £1m from the Mayor. City Bridge is London’s biggest independent grant giver, they provide around £25m worth of grants per year to help disadvantaged communities across the city. Many organisations are facing an increasing demand for services at the same time that they have fewer volunteers and lower donations, this funding which will be coordinated by London Funders will be available to charities who are facing immediate financial pressures and uncertainty to help them to continue helping as many people as possible. A special section of the London.gov.uk website will be … (To read the full article, subscribe below)