Trust for London – Lewisham Poverty and Inequality Indicators

Overview Lewisham is an inner London borough located south of the River Thames. It has one of the highest proportion of working-age residents on out-of-work benefits at 9.3%. Across London, this proportion is 7.7%. However, the proportion of children in poverty (37%) is in line with that across London...

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Grant Funding Applications Dos and Donts!

Lewisham Local became a local funder in 2020! In that time we have had the pleasure of launching some exciting funds attracting new individuals and organisations that have not previously accessed grant funding. This article provides some of our reflections on Do’s and Don’ts from reading a variety of...

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Coronavirus mental health response fund from MIND

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, demand for mental health services is increasing.   Organisations can apply for a Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund (CMHRF) grant. Thanks to £5m support from government (the Department of Health and Social Care), grants of £20,000 or £50,000 are available for projects lasting up to...

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