City Bridge Trust awards over £300,000 to community arts groups

Written by CT staff writer

The City of London Corporation’s charitable funder, City Bridge Trust announced it has awarded grants totalling £312,100 to organisations to help Londoners engage in the performing arts.

In this way, the Trust continues to tackle disadvantage across the capital.

Some of the organisations to benefit from recent City Bridge Trust grants include:

Action Space London Events in Central London, £118,300 to help expand its arts provision for people with learning disabilities.

Stratford Circus Arts Centre, £93,240 to help fund and develop its flagship Blue Sky Actors performing arts group for adult actors with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

Tender Education and Arts in North London, £100,560 to help fund an arts project working with 150 young people who are or have been in care.

David Farnsworth, Director of City Bridge Trust said: “City Bridge Trust makes grants of around £20m a year towards charitable activity in Greater London. We have donated £312,100 to arts projects supporting disabled Londoners in the last month alone - including those which provide specialist workshops and outreach programmes.”

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