January newsletter

A message from our new Chief Executive For me, 2019 means a new job – probably the best job in the world – as chief executive of the Mayor’s Fund for London. I am delighted that we have worked with so many of you over the years and I’m looking forward to delivering great things

London’s youth speak out

Representatives from youth organisations, local authorities and charities joined us at City Hall earlier this week for the premiere of a short film about youth voice and to hear about what matters to young people in London. London has a growing youth population with 1 in 4 now aged 18 or under [1] 71% of young Londoners

Young Londoners and the Power of Good

bareMinerals, the clean beauty brand, last week announced the launch of its Power of Good Fund. From January 2019, this philanthropic initiative will donate 1% of sales from its boutiques and website to various charities that champion women’s education, entrepreneurialism, and mentorship. “As a mother, businesswoman, and advocate for change, it was incredibly important that we establish

Mayor’s Fund appoints new CEO

Social mobility charity, the Mayor’s Fund for London, has today announced the appointment of Kirsty McHugh as its new Chief Executive, effective 1 January 2019. Kirsty will be joining the Fund at a pivotal time, leading a review of the Fund’s strategy, building on the success of existing initiatives and working with partners to leverage

Movie night’s alright!

Films have the power to bring people together which is why we’re super excited about our movie-themed fundraiser on 18th December at the London Hilton Tower Bridge Hotel. A fun evening with drinks and canapes, this is the sixth year that we’ll have been nominated as beneficiary, which last year raised an amazing £72,000 in support

Chasing midnight for charity

Last weekend, we teamed up with London Midnight Runners again to host #Midnight2Midnight and we’re thrilled to say the event surpassed all expectations and raised a splendid £15,000! Midnight2Midnight is 24 x 10km running loops starting on the hour, every hour, accompanied by the Midnight Runners crew. Participants simply pay an entry fee and then run

Mayor of London joins Mayflower Primary at GFI Charity Day

On Monday 11 September, we went over to GFI’s offices in Liverpool Street as part of their annual charity day. Joining us were Count on Us Maths Challenge winners Mayflower Primary School from Poplar, and our Patron, Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London. Every year on Charity Day, Cantor Fitzgerald, BGC Partners and GFI, honour colleagues

August newsletter

London’s epic 24 hour relay run is back!  Saturday 29 September 2018 – starts and finishes outside City Hall We’re joining forces with the London Midnight Runners again to host our second unique fundraising event – Midnight2Midnight. It’s NOT a race and it’s NOT about how fast you run. It’s about sharing your run with

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