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On this page you will find information on the projects we have funded, monitoring reports and advice for applicants.

You can view a list of all the grants we have awarded from 2012-2020 here.

In 2018 we carried out a survey of our Samaritan grant-holding organisations asking them about their experiences of Universal Credit. Read the full report here.

A Review of our Grant Making (pdf, 3.2MB). This is our latest publication with a history of the charity, reports on selected projects and advice for new applicants.

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In reports from our Samaritan grantees we ask for a case study. These provide a valuable insight on the lives and daily struggle people face and the role of the supporting agency. We will from time to time feature a case study on our Blog page.


Grants Review 2019
(pdf, 3.2 MB)

Our latest publication contains information and reports on the work of the charity with advice for applicants.

Health & Belief (2008-2014)
(pdf, 8.44MB)

The evaluation report of this successful partnership with the Church Urban Fund is now available.

Report on ‘Partners for Health’ 2015 (pdf, 700KB)

Summary and analysis of the Monitoring Reports which were completed by the projects funded jointly by London Catalyst and Hospital Saturday Fund in ‘Partners for Health’ 2015.

Presentations from our Annual General Meetings

2021 Victoria Clare, Chief Executive, Ovacome, the UK’s ovarian cancer charity and John Page, Runnymede Trust ‘Health Inequalities: Lessons Learned from a Pandemic’.

2020 Rose Bernstein, Tenant Voice and Campaigns Officer, Z2K and Kate Shurety, Executive Director, ‘Campaign to End Loneliness’: ‘Opening Up After Lockdown’: A Reflection on Loneliness and Isolation

2019 Ingrid Abreu Scherer from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing: Improving wellbeing – how do you know what really works? (PDF)

2019 Skye Curtis, MSc student at the London School of Economics: ‘Unattainable Love Island style bodies’ – understanding what health means to young people with a learning disability (PDF)

Read our blog post about what happened at the 2019 AGM here.

2018 David Finch, Senior Research Fellow at the Resolution Foundation: ‘For the benefit of all? Implementation and challenges of Universal Credit’ (PDF) Watch a video of David’s presentation (with subtitles) here.

Helen Hibberd of Hackney Migrant Centre gave a first-hand account of the issues faced by asylum seekers and migrants. Watch a video of her talk here.

2017 Holly Holder, Health Fellow at the Nuffield Trust: ‘Mind the Social Care Gap: What might the future hold for users, carers and providers? (PDF) Watch a video of Holly’s talk here

Emily Clarke, North and South London Cares, talked about their innovative work bringing young and old people together for social activities (PDF) Watch a video of Emily’s talk here

Simona Florio of the Healthy Living Club spoke about their unique dementia-centered community in Lambeth, South London (PDF) Watch a video of Simona’s talk here

2016 Hannah Aldridge, Head of Analysis at the New Policy Institute, ‘The New Poor: the changing face of poverty in London’

Rita Chadha, CEO, Refugee & Migrant Forum of Essex and London on ‘Migration and Health Care Pre and Post Brexit’.

Ellen Clifford, Campaigns and Policy Manager, at Inclusion London on ‘Poverty and Disability: the impact of welfare reform’.

2015 Dr Jessica Allen, Deputy Director of the UCL Institute of Health Equity, on ‘Health Inequalities in London: developing joint solutions to achieve better health outcomes

Sophy Proctor, Director of Read Together, on the practical implications of a small community organisation working within the NHS

Mario Sobczak of Kingston Recovery Initiative Social Enterprise (RISE), on how RISE has worked with public sector agencies to influence local mental health services

2014Reflections on a rights based approach to homelessness’ Rick Henderson, Chief Executive of Homeless Link

2013The deserving and undeserving today‘ by Dr Iona Heath. A reflection on the impoverishing effects of austerity and its impact on health.

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