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Please note: In September 2023, our bridges and charity funding teams were brought together under a new name – City Bridge Foundation. News and blogs prior to this date may refer to City Bridge Trust and Bridge House Estates.


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Learning from the first round of the Anchor Programme

The Anchor Programme first launched in April 2023, offering long-term, core funding to catalyse systems change. One year later, as a second round of funding goes public, Khadra and Clara, Heads of the Anchor Programme, share key learnings from the first year of awarding long-term core funding to London’s equity-led infrastructure organisations.
  • Published: 10 May 2024

Learning Visits: A Rich Experience for all

Learning visits give Funding Managers and Committee Members an opportunity to meet community leaders and see the organisations that they support, in action. All the while giving organisations a chance to reflect, share learnings and give feedback. 
  • Published: 6 July 2023

The story of the Anchor Programme

The Anchor Programme is a funding programme from City Bridge Trust (now called City Bridge Foundation). The first stage launched in April 2023. Khadra Aden and Clara Espinosa, Heads of the Anchor Programme, explain why we have co-designed this new fund with civil society organisations, and how we’re committed to learning, to being bold, and to trying something new.
  • Published: 9 March 2023

Embedding an equitable approach to grant-making

At City Bridge Trust (CBT), we recognise that equity is a crucial issue for the funding sector and as an organisation are taking a strong focus to ensure we actively work towards embedding equity into our grant-making.
  • Published: 12 December 2022