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In the last five years we have awarded £11million in grants to 152 organisations across London.

Explore some of the fantastic projects and organisations we support below.

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Case studies

Laptops and Learning: Stepney All Saints Secondary School

In 2021, The Portal Trust awarded a Covid-19 emergency grant of £165,000.00 over three years towards purchasing laptops for pupils at Stepney All Saints School.
Read about why the grant was needed and watch a video from the school on why the laptops have made such a difference to learning and inclusivity.

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Prisoners' Education Trust

The Prisoners’ Education Trust offers distance learning courses to people in prisons across England and Wales.

Through PET we have supported hundreds of young men and women from London to gain educational qualifications, helping to break the cycle of reoffending.

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Islington Boat Club

Islington Boat Club provides opportunities for local children to learn and play through watersports. Its programmes combine youth work and personal development approaches to support children and young people to thrive.

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National Youth Theatre

We support NYT’s flagship programme Playing Up, a high-quality accredited training programme in performing arts for marginalised young people aged 19-24.

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Project database

Showing 1-30 of 180 results

Organisation name Grant type Date Size Duration Location
Haggerston School Truancy, exclusion & behaviour management 2021 £40,950 1 year Hackney
University of Westminster Bursary/scholarship scheme 2021 £90,000 3 years Inner London-wide
Ministry of Stories New initiatives 2021 £15,000 1 year Hackney, Islington, Tower Hamlets
The Frontline Organisation Widening participation 2021 £60,000 3 years Various
Future Frontiers Widening participation 2021 £23,737 1 year Inner London-wide
The World Reimagined New initiatives 2021 £44,472 2 years Inner London-wide
Scarabeus Aerial Theatre New initiatives 2021 £30,000 3 years Inner London-wide
Caritas Anchor House New initiatives 2021 £39,998 2 years Newham
The AHOY Centre Charity Truancy, exclusion & behaviour management 2021 £30,000 3 years Greenwich, Lewisham
Fitzrovia Youth in Action New initiatives 2021 £15,000 3 years Camden
Number Champions New initiatives 2021 £20,000 2 years Inner London-wide
The Samosa Widening participation 2021 £110,000 2 years Inner London-wide
Debate Mate Ltd Truancy, exclusion & behaviour management 2021 £31,176 1 year Inner London-wide
Hoxton Hall Widening participation 2021 £39,000 1 year Hackney, Islington, Tower Hamlets
The Charterhouse New initiatives 2021 £32,784 1 year Various
The Roundhouse Trust Widening participation 2021 £10,000 1 year Camden
Barrier Breakers Foundation Widening participation 2021 £9,825 1 year Various
Cambridge House & Talbot Truancy, exclusion & behaviour management 2021 £9,986 1 year Southwark
Refugee Education UK Widening participation 2021 £75,000 3 years Inner London-wide
My Big Career Widening participation 2021 £60,000 3 years Hackney, Tower Hamlets
Aldgate School Portal Trust partner 2021 £19,390 1 year City of London
Stepney All Saints CofE Secondary School Portal Trust partner 2021 £30,000 1 year Tower Hamlets
Stepney All Saints CofE Secondary School Portal Trust partner 2021 £72,030 1 year Tower Hamlets
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts Widening participation 2021 £86,696 3 years Southwark
The Economist Educational Foundation New initiatives 2021 £33,516 2 years Inner London-wide
Independent Film Trust New initiatives 2021 £60,000 2 years Lambeth, Southwark
Oasis Childrens Venture Truancy, exclusion & behaviour management 2021 £75,000 3 years Lambeth
Rich Mix Widening participation 2021 £30,000 1 year Hackney, Islington, Tower Hamlets
National Youth Theatre Widening participation 2020 £100,000 3 years Inner London-wide
City, University of London Widening participation 2020 £135,000 3 years Hackney, Tower Hamlets
Organisation name Grant type Date Size Duration Location
Haggerston School Truancy, exclusion & behaviour management 2021 £40,950 1 year Hackney
University of Westminster Bursary/scholarship scheme 2021 £90,000 3 years Inner London-wide
Ministry of Stories New initiatives 2021 £15,000 1 year Hackney, Islington, Tower Hamlets
The Frontline Organisation Widening participation 2021 £60,000 3 years Various
Future Frontiers Widening participation 2021 £23,737 1 year Inner London-wide
The World Reimagined New initiatives 2021 £44,472 2 years Inner London-wide
Scarabeus Aerial Theatre New initiatives 2021 £30,000 3 years Inner London-wide
Caritas Anchor House New initiatives 2021 £39,998 2 years Newham
The AHOY Centre Charity Truancy, exclusion & behaviour management 2021 £30,000 3 years Greenwich, Lewisham
Fitzrovia Youth in Action New initiatives 2021 £15,000 3 years Camden
Number Champions New initiatives 2021 £20,000 2 years Inner London-wide
The Samosa Widening participation 2021 £110,000 2 years Inner London-wide
Debate Mate Ltd Truancy, exclusion & behaviour management 2021 £31,176 1 year Inner London-wide
Hoxton Hall Widening participation 2021 £39,000 1 year Hackney, Islington, Tower Hamlets
The Charterhouse New initiatives 2021 £32,784 1 year Various
The Roundhouse Trust Widening participation 2021 £10,000 1 year Camden
Barrier Breakers Foundation Widening participation 2021 £9,825 1 year Various
Cambridge House & Talbot Truancy, exclusion & behaviour management 2021 £9,986 1 year Southwark
Refugee Education UK Widening participation 2021 £75,000 3 years Inner London-wide
My Big Career Widening participation 2021 £60,000 3 years Hackney, Tower Hamlets
Aldgate School Portal Trust partner 2021 £19,390 1 year City of London
Stepney All Saints CofE Secondary School Portal Trust partner 2021 £30,000 1 year Tower Hamlets
Stepney All Saints CofE Secondary School Portal Trust partner 2021 £72,030 1 year Tower Hamlets
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts Widening participation 2021 £86,696 3 years Southwark
The Economist Educational Foundation New initiatives 2021 £33,516 2 years Inner London-wide
Independent Film Trust New initiatives 2021 £60,000 2 years Lambeth, Southwark
Oasis Childrens Venture Truancy, exclusion & behaviour management 2021 £75,000 3 years Lambeth
Rich Mix Widening participation 2021 £30,000 1 year Hackney, Islington, Tower Hamlets
National Youth Theatre Widening participation 2020 £100,000 3 years Inner London-wide
City, University of London Widening participation 2020 £135,000 3 years Hackney, Tower Hamlets