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The Portal Trust – Your journey starts here

About us

From here to anywhere

We believe every person should have a fair opportunity to fulfil their potential. The journey starts here. How far you go is up to you.

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Funding for organisations

We fund, support and contribute to organisations that deliver impactful educational opportunities for young people in London.

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Funding for individuals

We provide grants to individuals directly in the form of bursaries and scholarships. Our funding enables young people in London to experience life-enhancing educational opportunities.

Find out about our eligibility criteria and how to apply.

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Case studies

Robyn's story

In 2013 we awarded a bursary to Robyn towards her Masters degree in Evidence Based Social Intervention at the University of Oxford. We caught up with Robyn to find out what she was up to now and to hear about the impact our funding had.

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Case studies

Rich Mix

Rich Mix is a multi-disciplinary arts centre in Tower Hamlets. It was established to address the needs of marginalised communities in the local area.

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Sammy's story

Sammy is 21 and lives in Kensington & Chelsea. Currently in his third year, he studies Medicine at Imperial College London.

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