Kensington and Chelsea groups! Sport Relief and the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund have teamed up to make £1 million available to help you make a difference in London.

Grants of between £5000 and £20,000 are available to small community and voluntary groups as well as social enterprises across all London boroughs.

Successful applications will demonstrate that there is a clear benefit to people who are excluded or disadvantaged through low income, rural or social isolation, age, disability, race, sexuality or gender.

Priority will be given to:

  • Small, locally based groups or organisations working in areas of disadvantage
  • Organisations demonstrating a clear understanding of the needs of their community

Organisations can apply for funding towards work that addresses one or more of the following themes:

  • Tackling educational disadvantage
  • Getting people into work
  • Fighting gangs, knife and gun crime
  • Improving physical and mental health
  • Addressing other manifestations of poverty such as homelessness, pensioner poverty or the working poor

Further information and the application form can be found Applications close on Friday 6 May, 12 noon.