London Community Covid-19 Response Fund

In by Marianna Kisandraki

As part of the response to COVID-19, the City of London Corporation, as trustee of Bridge House Estates, has established a Fund as a vehicle to receive funds which can be used to make grants to charities and civil society organisations in London to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on their operations by providing grant funding and other support and financial assistance. The name of the Fund is the “London Community Response Fund (LCRF)”.  

Portobello Business Centre is part of the LCRF supporting the local business community(RBKC, Westminster, Brent, Hammersmith & Fulham) and we are delighted to announce that the Registrations are now open.

A new online, fully funded Project is designed to help prestart, start up and existing business in our local community from October 2020 until March 2021.

If you would like to:

  • improve your digital skills creating your own e-commerce website, reaching more potential clients on Social Media, learning how to create attractive digital content (Online Courses) and more, or/and
  • meet a group of Experts on Marketing, Branding, Website, SEO, Accounting, Business Coach (Help Desks), or/and
  • have one to one business advice sessions with our Business Advisors who have many years of experience helping SMEs (Business Advise Sessions)

then, this Project is for you!

To register please complete the online registration form by clicking the button below:

If you have any questions please contact us

To find the upcoming funded webinars under this Project please visit our events page

About LCRF:

The LCRF is administered by City Bridge Trust, the funding arm of the City of London Corporation’s charity bridge House Estates, working with London Funders, and several other funders, to support London’s charities and civil society groups affect ted by COVID-19.

 The City of London Corporation is calling for donations to the LCRF, established through its main charity Bridge House Estates, to support London’s charities and civil society groups affected by COVID-19 and will be administered through its charitable funder City Bridge Trust. If organisations wish to donate please direct them here:

The LCRF website can be found here: