Whilst most of our support is proactive, funding is available to support a very small number of exceptional projects that contribute to meeting our strategic priorities: Transitions in Later Life, Sharing the Stage, Valuing the Ocean and Creating the Conditions.
Raising Social Investment to Reduce Social Exclusion
Supporting Social Change - The Role of Social Investment
How we work with partners: guidance for organisations we support
Our UK Branch Strategy 2014-2019 sets the frame for four new strands of work:
To increase knowledge about transitions in later life and secure more appropriate responses to the issues they create for older people.
To widen participation in performing arts practice, and identify and support models of best practice and originality in the field.
To make connections and build relationships designed to help protect our oceans.
We have a cross-cutting priority which is to create the conditions for change by promoting social innovation, strengthening civil society and working to advance our own and others' philanthropic practice.
We are continuing to provide support under programmes which are now closed to new applications but which are entering a final or legacy phase.
The majority of our work is proactive. However, we maintain a small funding stream open for exceptional projects closely related to our current strategic priorities - outlined above. See open fund for more information on how to apply for funding.
Image: IntergenerationAll pilot, 100 Women, a project set up by City Gateway to celebrate 100 women's lives and stories and to help build better understanding across different generations and cultural groups and with the community around them. Photo: City Gateway, Tower Hamlets