Mayor announces a £1m fund to support community groups


THE Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has this week announced a £1m fund to support community groups and charities to lead the capital’s recovery from the pandemic.


Community groups and organisations will be able to apply for funding later this year to run community-led activities and projects that help those most adversely affected by the pandemic.


The announcement was made as Deputy Mayor for Communities and Social Justice, Dr Debbie Weekes-Bernard, officially launched the first-ever London Festival of Ideas.


The festival, which runs to 23 July, brings together community organisations and individuals to share best practice and develop a shared vision for strong communities.


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