Community Relations: Religion

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 24th July 2019.

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Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Co-National Campaign Coordinator, Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what grants his Department has made to (a) Muslim, (b) Jewish, (c) Christian, and (d) inter-faith organisations to support integration and community cohesion, by organisation, in each year since May 2015.

Photo of Rishi Sunak Rishi Sunak Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government), The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

A range of funding has been identified with is focussed on enabling Muslim, Jewish, Christian and inter-faith organisations to support integration and community cohesion, since May 2015:

Projects

Organisations

2015/16 (£000s)

2016/17 (£000s)

2017/18 (£000s)

2018/19 (£000s)

Total

Expanding Bridges not Boycotts

B'nai Brith Hillel Foundation (Jewish)

0

31

50

81

Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (Jewish)

980

980

1,150

1,146

4,256

Inter Faith Network (IFN)

Inter Faith Network (inter-faith)

220

305

382

384

1,291

Jewish Muslim Network

Jewish Muslim Network (inter-faith)

5

0

0

5

Joseph Interfaith Foundation

Joseph Interfaith Foundation (inter-faith)

7

0

7

Near Neighbours 11-12 to 13-14

Church Urban Fund (Christian)

1500

1,710

2,150

1,882

7,242

Remembering Srebrenica

Umma Help (Muslim)

333

400

400

400

1,533

Solutions not Sides

One Voice Europe (inter-faith)

0

50

100

150

Strengthening Faith Institutions

Fayre Share Foundation (inter-faith)

125

275

487

800

1,687

Tell Mama

Faith Matters (inter-faith)

182

504

829

892

2,406

Together in Service

Faith Action (inter-faith)

48

0

0

48

Tough Options

Forum for Discussion of Isarel & Palestine (inter-faith)

0

62

62

Nisa Nashim

Nisa Nashim (inter-faith)

30

30

70 Years on

Faiths Forum for London (inter-faith)

5

70

75

In addition the Department funds a range of projects to help build strong integrated communities where people – whatever their background – live, work, learn and socialise together, based on shared rights, responsibilities and opportunities.

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