Funding, reports – London Social Prescribing Network newsletter [May 2024]


Steel Charitable Trust

Funding from the Steel Charitable Trust supports projects involved in arts, education, environment, health, and social disadvantage. Grants of between £10,000 – £25,000 are available.

Social Investment Business

Social Investment Business have created a new fund for the cost of living crisis. Organisations can only receive a Cost of Living Fund grant if they are successful in applying for the Recovery Loan Fund.

Energy efficiency

The government has launched a £25.5 million funding package to help organisations improve their energy efficiency. You can also apply for an independent energy assessment.
Deadline: Thursday 20 June

Skills for Londoners

Grants of up to £35,000 are available to community organisations who can work with local communities and help signpost Londoners to adult education opportunities.
Deadline: Friday 21 June

Garfield Weston

Garfield Weston supports a wide range of charities that make a positive difference. This includes welfare, youth, community, environment, education, health, arts, heritage and faith.

Cosaraf Hardship Grants

Grants of up to £2000 are available to charities providing support for individuals and families who are in financial need.

Edward Gostling Foundation

The Edward Gostling Foundation provides financial support to charities seeking to create significant and positive change to the lives of disadvantaged people with a long- term illness or impairment.


Health Inequalities

Take a look at some reflections after three years of the Health and Wellbeing Alliance.

Community Champions

The Department of Health and Social Care has produced a report ‘Commissioning Community Champions: Lessons from the pandemic‘. These roles are key to supporting communities and their health going forwards.

Health Creation Alliance Manifesto

This manifesto lays the case for a fundamental shift to health-creating systems to reduce the unacceptable burden of health inequalities on individuals, their communities, and the health and care systems.

Co-production with Communities

NHS providers have produced a new report ‘Co-production with Communities‘ to help NHS Trusts do this effectively to tackle health inequalities.