The Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund

The Big News

Comic Relief donates 1m to the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund

Friday, 24 March 2017

Struggling Londoners were given a boost today as Comic Relief handed a £1 million cash bonanza to the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund. The £1 million cash injection, to fund grants to charitable groups tackling poverty and social exclusion, takes the total raised by the ...

by David Cohen

Good causes are handed £1m to help London's vulnerable

Monday, 08 August 2016

Photo credit, Nigel Howard
Photo credit, Nigel Howard

Dozens of grassroots charities tackling social exclusion across London have been awarded grants in a £1 million payout from the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund – taking the total given out by the fund to a record £11.3 million. Today’s bonanza is from our par...

by David Cohen

Sport Relief donates £1m to the Evening Standard's Dispossessed Fund

Friday, 18 March 2016

Thousands of deprived Londoners were handed a lifeline today as Sport Relief announced it has made a £1 million grant to the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund. The cash bonanza, which will fund grants to charitable groups tackling poverty and social exclusion, marks the fifth ye...

by David Cohen

Comic Relief adds £1 million to the Dispossessed Fund!

Friday, 13 March 2015

Geri Halliwell in a wig for Comic Relief Picture: Alex Lentati
Geri Halliwell in a wig for Comic Relief Picture: Alex Lentati

Comic Relief has hailed the “critical work” of the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund — and backed up its praise with a cash bonanza, giving Londoners one million extra reasons to smile on Red Nose Day. You can read the full story and find out how to apply for gran...

by Sonal Shah

Make your hair funny for money!

Monday, 26 January 2015

Photo: Alex Lentati/London Evening Standard
Photo: Alex Lentati/London Evening Standard

The Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund has joined forces with Comic Relief to raise money for Londoners in poverty at a time of rising inequality across the capital. We are asking our readers to “make your hair funny for money” for Red Nose Day — and as yo...

by Naomi Howgate

Penny for London Launched!

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Penny for London was launched by Boris Johnson on 29th October as a revolutionary way for us all to support local causes. Speaking at the launch at London Bridge he said: “Penny for London is a big, bold idea that will revolutionise the way we give to charity." The scheme allows ...

by Naomi Howgate

London United Launched

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Role models: coaches Mulenga Chafilwa and Victor Alaneme with young hopefuls from Peckham. Picture: Nigel Howard
Role models: coaches Mulenga Chafilwa and Victor Alaneme with young hopefuls from Peckham. Picture: Nigel Howard

The London Evening Standard has launched London United to harness the power of football to change the lives of some of London's most disadvantaged young people. 18 grassroots charities have been awarded grants to fund coaching qualifications for a cohort of new coaches. The training will...

by Naomi Howgate

Scores of small charities boosted by £1m payout from our Dispossessed Fund

Friday, 01 August 2014

Sadiq Khan (far right) with members of Befriend a Family charity in Victoria (Picture: Alex Lentati)
Sadiq Khan (far right) with members of Befriend a Family charity in Victoria (Picture: Alex Lentati)

The Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund is delighted to annouce the distribution of £1 million through its partnership with with Sport Relief. 67 charities received funding  for the transformative work they are doing to help the most vulnerable Londoners, including trafficked wo...

by Naomi Howgate

£1 million fund to back groups tackling gangs and helping vulnerable children

Tuesday, 03 June 2014

The Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund is making available £1 million worth of grants to charities and community groups working with vulnerable young Londoners involved in or at risk of involvement with criminal and anti-social activities, and also tackling gangs. We are able to do ...

by Admin

Congratulations to the Dispossessed Marathon team 2014!

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Our wonderful runners Derek Lubner, Carolina Graterol, our very own David Cohen and Sadiq Kahn MP have smashed previous fundraising efforts this year by raising over £20,000 by race day. They all did fantastically and the ESDF team are very proud of all of them. Find out why Sa...

by Admin

News Archive

Supported by:

Funders

Managed By