London Community Response Fund will be awarding £75k to Ubele, Council of Somali Organisations, London Gypsy and Travellers, Inclusion London, Women’s Resource Centre and Consortium to ensure BAME, Deaf and Disabled, Women’s and LGBTQ+ led organisations.
This is to recognise the vital role grassroots charity groups play in supporting Londoners facing discrimination and structural barriers, and the disproportionate impact that Covid-19 his having on these groups.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said:
It’s clear that some communities are being disproportionately affected by the coronavirus and it’s vital that we do what we can to support them. London’s community and voluntary organisations are showing the very best of our city by helping to support these groups, but these already-stretched organisations are under real pressure following a decade of austerity..."
To learn more each groups reaction and the work these partners will be doing, click here.