What is London Together?
London Together invests in projects that use the power of sport to bring people from different backgrounds together to strengthen London’s local communities. The initiative helps to achieve the Mayor’s ambition to make London the most active and socially-integrated city in the world.
Sport is an inspirational tool for social change and can be used to address a range of issues facing communities. Not only does it support the development of essential life skills, sport delivers powerful messages, develops confidence and improves self-esteem.
What type of projects does London Together fund?
London Together funds initiatives that use sport to improve social integration across London. Grants of between £25,000 and £150,000 support projects that:
- reduce isolation and loneliness
- bring people from different backgrounds together to reduce prejudice, negative stereotyping and increase trust Support Londoners into work, employment and training
- provide opportunities for Londoners from all backgrounds to volunteer
London Together is a three-year partnership, with the £3 million fund being financed equally by City Hall and Comic Relief. The London Together Fund will include a minimum of three funding rounds across three years.