Trust and Foundation funding and support for community groups affected by the Grenfell Fire

Infrastructure and Anchor Core Costs Fund 

  • Funding is for: Infrastructure and Anchor organisations working with communities affected by the Grenfell Tower Disaster.  Click here for our definition of organisations that are eligible. 
  • Funding is administered by:  London Funders, in partnership with a coalition of independent charitable Trusts and Foundations. 
  • Funding is from: Department of Communities and Local Government together with independent Trusts and Foundations.  This Fund does not come from public donations for the survivors of the Grenfell Tower Fire. 
  • Funding available: approximately £1m to be distributed by mid-September. 
  • How to apply: If you think that your organisation fits the definition, please email with your contact details to set up an initial conversation.  You can download guidance here and an application form here but we suggest you talk to us first before completing to ensure that your organisation is eligible.  

Community Core Costs Fund

  • This fund has now closed
  • Funding was for: Local groups and organisations working with individuals and communities affected by the Grenfell Tower Fire.  
  • Funding administered by: London Funders, in partnership with a coalition of independent charitable trusts and foundations.
  • £1,148,789 has been distributed to 100 local community groups, schools and residents associations. Click here to see what has been funded. 

Children and Young People’s Fund

  • Funding is for: Any local group or organisation working with children, young people and families affected by the Grenfell Tower Fire, and this can include: registered charities, CICs, non-profit local community groups, schools and local faith groups.
  • Funding administered by: John Lyon’s Charity, in partnership with independent funders and local groups. 

Funding available:

  • Phase 1 funding aimed at immediate needs, will specifically provide funding for activities over this summer holiday. A total of £1,061,791 has been distributed to 59 projects. Applications for Phase 1 funding are now closed
  • We are pleased to confirm that to date, 62 projects have secured funding from the Children & Young People’s Funder coalition.  Grants now total £1,078,656 and have been used to provide a huge variety of activities for children and young people in North Kensington over the summer holidays.  For a full list of funded projects under this coalition, please click here.
  • Phase 2 funding aimed at the medium and longer-term will provide access to emotional well-being and resilience support to help children and young people, families and staff in organisations for the coming months.

How to apply: Download guidance and application form at