The Cornerstone Fund is a funder collaboration currently involving City Bridge Trust, the GLA, the National Lottery Community Fund, Trust for London and the John Lyons Charity. It forms part of CBT’s Bridging Divides Strategy 2018 – 2023. Their collective vision is for London to be a city where all individuals and communities can thrive. Their mission is to reduce inequality and grow stronger, more resilient and thriving communities for a London that serves everyone.
The Cornerstone Fund aims to bring about systemic change, enabling civil society support organisations to collaborate to achieve the goals of: a thriving civil society that is adaptable, resilient, collaborative, sustainable and driven by communities, with a focus on tackling deep seated structural inequalities to improve outcomes for Londoners.
Place based giving is a movement that is taking hold across London and is mobilising communities at a grassroots level to act to strengthen their boroughs.London Funders is committed to supporting effective local place-based giving schemes across London able to respond appropriately and ambitiously to local opportunities and conditions.