Charities

Applications to livery companies’ and guilds’ charitable trusts

Each livery company and guild will have a charitable trust or trusts, with each trust governed by its own trust deed, which sets out how funds may be used. Charitable...

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Supporting charities during COVID

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, the Livery Companies have been supporting a range of charities across the City. Team Rubicon "In London, we are currently providing mortuary and body handling support...

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Lord Mayor’s Appeal

The Lord Mayor’s Appeal strives to find solutions to London’s most pressing societal issues. The Lord Mayor’s Appeal multi-year strategy works on four key pillars, to create a City that...

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City Giving Day

Celebrating volunteering and philanthropy in the City. City Giving Day is a main initiative of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal. Launched in 2014, City Giving Day is a unique annual event...

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Sheriffs’ and Recorder’s Fund

Founded in 1808, the Fund gives small grants to ex-prisoners and their families in London, to help them stop offending and start a new life. Based at the Central Criminal...

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Treloar’s College

The Treloar Trust provides education, care, therapy, medical support and independence training for young people with physical disabilities from all over the UK and overseas. The Trust’s aim is to...

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City Bridge Trust

The City Bridge Trust is the funding arm of Bridge House Estates. The City of London owns and maintains five bridges connecting the City; Tower bridge, London bridge, Southwark bridge,...

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British Red Cross

The British Red Cross helps anyone anywhere in the UK and around the world to get the support they need if a crisis strikes. They focus on Connecting human kindness...

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No Going Back

Livery Companies have a strong tradition of philanthropic giving. They have for some time provided funding specifically to enable offenders’ rehabilitation. This has included the work of the Sheriffs and...

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Charity Commission

The Charity Commission is the regulator of charities in England and Wales and maintain the charity register, The body is an independent, non-ministerial government department accountable to Parliament. As registrar,...

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Pan Livery Giving Survey

In 2018 a Pan Livery Initiative was established to examine the progress and direction of the Livery, improve public relations, to promote the livery and to gather key information about...

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