Lambeth Community Fund - a review of grantmaking 2013-15

  We are pleased to present this external evaluation conducted in March 2016 by consultant Will Steadman. It reviews the impact of the Lambeth Community Fund 2013-15 in order to inform future grantmaking strategy for 2016 and beyond. Lambeth Community Fund Evaluation Report Ma

The Future of Doing Good

The context for ‘doing good’ – creating social value – has changed beyond recognition in recent years. We’ve experienced financial crisis and global economic slowdown; corporate scandals in industries like banking; government significantly cutting back on public spending; and charitie

The Way Ahead- Civil Society at the Heart of London

Thank you so much to all who attended the launch of ‘The Way Ahead- Civil Society at the Heart of London’ on April 13th. We look forward to hearing your feedback and being a part of conversations regarding the future of London’s civil society support.  Please click here for a fu

The Way Ahead: Civil Society at the Heart of London

The Way Ahead, a piece of research which offers 12 recommendations to disrupt the way civil society has traditionally been approached and governed in order to create a new, more effective system.

Vibrant volunteering: why relevancy and results are key to successful volunteering programmes

Attended by private and public sector businesses, as well as charities who were keen to find out more, the Mayor of London’s Corporate Commitment Breakfast was an informative and insightful event.

Our Catalysts create change

A key purpose of The London Community Foundation is to increase the amount of giving in London for London. But we can only do that with the support of our Catalysts – those who give to our Catalyst Fund, where donations fund our efforts to raise more money for communities throughout

Counting Every Woman 2016

Women account for 23% of board members and 16% of executive committee members across European capital markets companies and instituions, but the numbers are moving in the right direction.

I see no reason not to help

David Kogan opened a Donor Advised Fund, the Reel Fund, with The London Community Foundation in 2012, initiating a switch in his focus from funding large charities to smaller charities. Prioritising groups working with young people and based in Camden, he concentrates on providing unre

Responsible business can make you eat less chocolate or improve your love life!

“Business thrives in healthy vibrant societies” said Heart of the City’s Co-President, the Rt Hon. Lord Mayor of the City of London, welcoming the assemblage of 89 business leaders

Business profit lies on the path of purpose

Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance at London Business School, spoke at an event hosted by The Crowd on Monday 8 February, and activated his keynote speech with a simple question: Why do businesses exist, is it for profit or purpose, customers or shareholders?