Independent Evaluation

As part of our commitment to independent evidence, we have commissioned New Philanthropy Capital to carry out an independent evaluation of our work as a Fund. Here’s what they said about us.

“The Fund is applying its principles well.”

“The Fund is meeting its mission.”

“The Fund’s model represents good value.”

“The Fund is creating value through its projects.”

“The value can be attributed to its principles.”

View the summary report here.

If you would like more information, please contact us on 020 7983 4051

Our Projects

Breakfast Club

Breakfast Clubs delivers free, healthy breakfast to primary schools with more than 40% free school meals. Hunger is a barrier to eduction and giving these children a good start to their day is critical to ensuring they reach their full potential at school.

Breakfast Clubs
TheatreofLaw

Working across primary and secondary schools in disadvantaged areas that have higher than average recorded youth crime, Theatre of Law uses drama to engage young people in the law. The project also educates young people about their role in society and...

Theatre of Law
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Count On Us will provide extra-curricular opportunities for children to increase engagement in mathematics and aims to make maths fun and improve confidence towards learning maths as well as academic attainment.

Count on Us
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Tech City Stars will equip youngsters local to the Old St area with a digital apprenticeship and City & Guilds NVQ bespoke to the industry.

Tech City Stars
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Be the Best You Can Be will help young Londoners discover their unique potential and empower them to live, work and succeed in London.

Be the Best You Can Be!
Stepup

Step Up provides intensive academic support to enable year 7 children to make the sometimes difficult transition to secondary school.

Step Up
YouthBoard

Community Plus London is a £100,000 small grants fund in partnership with the Santander Foundation and aims to make a real difference to communities in London. It offers small grants, up to £5,000, to London projects working at grass roots and local...

Community Plus London
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City Pitch gives young Londoners the opportunity to present their community project proposals to their peers and a panel of experts, and pitch for a share of the funding pot.

City Pitch
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The Youth Board provides us with a unique sounding board to discuss the development of our programme with the young Londoners we represent, and the opportunity for its members to develop their leadership skills.

Youth Board
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Inspiring Reading places volunteers into schools to support children who are struggling with their reading. Inspring these children to read is critical element in our fight against child poverty in London.

Inspiring Reading
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Connecting young people to real jobs … London offers many opportunities for young people to explore their talents and unlock their potential. However, existing provision for training and careers advice remains largely disconnected from employers...

Young London Working
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In London, 1 in 8 of all jobs are now in the creative industires. Young London Creating aims to develop specific skills and 'on the job' experiences for young Londoners and provide them with job and training opportunities in the creative industries.

Creativity Works

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