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Our Partners

Currently funding

Hampton Trust is one of the most respected and innovative UK providers of work in the field of domestic abuse and criminal justice; committed to rebuilding lives by addressing the root cause of domestic abuse and criminality.

The Difference exists to improve the life-outcomes of the most vulnerable children by raising the status and expertise of those who educate them. Through its programmes, research and partnerships, The Difference learns what works to improve outcomes for vulnerable children, and shares this best practice across its network and the sector.

Medical Justice volunteer clinicians visit people held in immigration detention, document physical and psychological scars of torture, assess deterioration in health, and challenge medical mistreatment. It uses medical evidence to secure lasting change through research, policy work, and strategic litigation, working with parliamentarians and the media.

Young Roots is a London-based charity working with young refugees and asylum seekers aged 11-25, most of whom are alone in the UK without their families. It supports young people to improve their wellbeing and fulfil their potential, through intensive one-to-one casework, youth and sporting activities, English language mentoring, youth leadership and access to specialist therapeutic and legal advice; and is also now utilising its years of frontline work and deep understanding of the challenges faced by young refugees and asylum seekers for policy influencing and campaigning, to bring about positive change.

Previously funded

Formerly the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, FFT has been working for more than thirty years to provide direct clinical services to survivors of torture who arrive in the UK, as well as striving to protect and promote their rights.

Leap Confronting Conflict is an award-winning charity specialising in the creative management of youth conflict. Its work focuses on young people aged 11-25 who are violent, involved with gangs, committing offences, or in prison. KMSF contributed funding from 2016-2022; initially through unrestricted grants for core programmes, and latterly part-funding the Under Our Roof pilot, working with young people in care, and their carers.

Chance UK is an early intervention charity, and provides mentoring for 5-11-year-olds at risk of developing behavioural difficulties and antisocial/criminal behaviour. It also works with a range of other organisations to elevate the voices of these young people and their families, and influence policy change. In 2016, funding from the Kurt and Magda Stern foundation supported a Randomised Control Trial, conducted with the Social Research Unit (SRU), to evaluate the impact of Chance UK’s programmes.

Commonweal Housing is an action learning charity working to investigate, test and share housing solutions to social injustice. In December 2016, KMSF issued a grant so it could commission a feasibility study from Cambridge University looking at the effect that raising the age of the Shared Accommodation Rate (SAR) from 25yrs to 35yrs was having on non-resident parents.

Our funding data

The Kurt and Magda Stern Foundation is committed to transparency and we work with 360Giving to publish information about our grants. Using the 360Giving Data Standard, our awarded grants since 2016 are available as an Open Document file (.ods) here. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit the Creative Commons website.  This means the data is freely accessible to anyone to be used and shared as they wish. The data must be attributed to the Kurt and Magda Stern Foundation.

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