London Councils Pan-London Grants Programme: 2022-2026

London Councils manages a pan-London grants programme on behalf of its member authorities. The current programme, which has invested £6million a year since 2017 on combatting homelessness and tackling domestic and sexual abuse, is due to end next year.
About the Programme
The a new four-year programme focus on combatting homelessness and tackling domestic and sexual abuse, with preliminary intentions to commission the following types of services:
 

Combatting Homelessness

  • Prevention and targeted intervention
  • Youth homelessness
  • Support to the statutory and non-statutory sector to improve the response to homelessness

Tackling Domestic and Sexual Abuse

  • Prevention work with children and young people
  • Advice, counselling and support to access services
  • Helpline - support, advice, and access to refuge provision
  • Data gathering and support for regional coordination of refuge provision
  • Emergency refuge accommodation, support and move-on support (London Councils is likely to call for proposals for refuge provision in 2022) 
  • Targeted services for those affected by harmful practices
  • Support to the statutory and non-statutory sector to improve the response to domestic abuse
Who can apply?
Voluntary and community, and not-for-profit organisations specialising in combatting homelessness and tackling domestic abuse, that are interested in helping us to develop the programme further, and who are thinking of applying for funding to deliver services from April 2022.
 
London Councils aims to call for funding proposals during the summer of this year:

The deadline for expression of interest is 25th June 2021 at 12 noon.

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