Who we've funded

Organisations we've funded

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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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Oxford Gardens Primary School: GRT Learning Mentor

Over the past year, The Portal Trust has helped to support the GRT (Gypsy, Roma and Traveller) Learning Mentor role at Oxford Gardens Primary School in North Kensington.

Terry King has carried out the role since 2018 and has built a strong relationship with the children, parents and school over the years. We met with Terry to discuss his role and the difference it has made for the children.

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Stepladder Plus
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Stepladder Plus: Financial Awareness Programme for Young People in Care

In 2020, The Portal Trust awarded £54,000 to The Share Foundation to fund 18 places for looked-after children on their Stepladder Plus programme - an online financial awareness training programme.

Continue reading to learn more about the programme, The Share Foundation and the experiences of previous participants.

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Debate Mate: The Debate Mate Cup

In March 2022, The Portal Trust awarded £31,000 to Debate Mate – a charity helping tackle educational disadvantage by running debate workshops for students in state schools with free school meal profiles higher than the national average.

We recently attended the third London round of the 2022 Secondary School’s Debate Mate Cup and spoke to Bukola about their experience as a previous participant and current mentor.

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Future Frontiers: Career Coaching

Since 2019, The Portal Trust has helped support Future Frontiers to deliver career coaching programmes to over 300 disadvantaged young people from inner London boroughs.

We attended a coaching session in-person and spoke to one of the students, Simi, about her experience on the programme.

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Project database

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Organisation name Grant type Date Size Duration Location
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
The Aldgate School Portal Trust partner 2021 £15,900 1 year City of London
The Aldgate School Portal Trust partner 2021 £6,619 1 year City of London
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
Peckham Platform Widening participation 2020 £30,000 2 years Southwark
Aldgate School Portal Trust partner 2020 £15,900 1 year City of London
Stepney All Saints CofE Secondary School Portal Trust partner 2020 £20,000 1 year Tower Hamlets
Face Front Inclusive Theatre New initiatives 2020 £24,750 3 years Various
Oxford Gardens Primary School Widening participation 2020 £20,000 1 year Kensington & Chelsea
Prisoners' Education Trust Prisoner education 2020 £10,760 2 years Inner London-wide
Aldgate School Portal Trust partner 2020 £10,000 1 year City of London
Stepney All Saints CofE Secondary School Portal Trust partner 2020 £165,000 3 years Tower Hamlets
Goldsmiths, University of London Bursary/scholarship scheme 2020 £81,000 3 years Inner London-wide
The Samosa Widening participation 2020 £35,000 1 year Various
Aldgate School Portal Trust partner 2020 £19,390 1 year City of London
Stepney All Saints CofE Secondary School Portal Trust partner 2020 £72,380 1 year Tower Hamlets
The Wellington Trust New initiatives 2020 £10,000 1 year Tower Hamlets
Institute of Education, UCL Widening participation 2020 £130,000 3 years Inner London-wide
Islington Boat Club Truancy, exclusion & behaviour management 2020 £6,840 1 year Various
Organisation name Grant type Date Size Duration Location
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
The Aldgate School Portal Trust partner 2021 £15,900 1 year City of London
The Aldgate School Portal Trust partner 2021 £6,619 1 year City of London
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
Peckham Platform Widening participation 2020 £30,000 2 years Southwark
Aldgate School Portal Trust partner 2020 £15,900 1 year City of London
Stepney All Saints CofE Secondary School Portal Trust partner 2020 £20,000 1 year Tower Hamlets
Face Front Inclusive Theatre New initiatives 2020 £24,750 3 years Various
Oxford Gardens Primary School Widening participation 2020 £20,000 1 year Kensington & Chelsea
Prisoners' Education Trust Prisoner education 2020 £10,760 2 years Inner London-wide
Aldgate School Portal Trust partner 2020 £10,000 1 year City of London
Stepney All Saints CofE Secondary School Portal Trust partner 2020 £165,000 3 years Tower Hamlets
Goldsmiths, University of London Bursary/scholarship scheme 2020 £81,000 3 years Inner London-wide
The Samosa Widening participation 2020 £35,000 1 year Various
Aldgate School Portal Trust partner 2020 £19,390 1 year City of London
Stepney All Saints CofE Secondary School Portal Trust partner 2020 £72,380 1 year Tower Hamlets
The Wellington Trust New initiatives 2020 £10,000 1 year Tower Hamlets
Institute of Education, UCL Widening participation 2020 £130,000 3 years Inner London-wide
Islington Boat Club Truancy, exclusion & behaviour management 2020 £6,840 1 year Various