Partners & Funders

The work we do is made possible by the generous support of our funders.  Over 90% of our funding is used on direct charitable expenditure, which means that each donation directly impacts the lives of young people who live or learn in Lewisham.

We’d like to give a big THANK YOU to our current funders and supporters:

Our Long-Standing Funders:

Our Principle Supporters:




Annual Programme Funders:

  • Arts Council England
  • DCMS through UK Youth Fund
  • Hillcote Trust
  • Sumner Wilson Charitable Trust
  • Trinity Guildhall (Arts Award Access Fund)
  • Usborne Foundation


We would like to thank our committed donors who continue to invest in the long-term well-being and life chances of Lewisham young people:

Ian Jamieson, Jonathan Cox, Nick Heard, Nitya Bolam, Tom Toomse-Smith

In Kind Support & Partnership:

To find out more about how you can play a part in supporting LYT, visit our Support Page.

Current partners

LYT works closely with other organisations and services in the local area so that we can deliver the most effective activities for local young people.  Current referring partners include:

  • Carer’s Lewisham
  • Lewisham Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services
  • Lewisham Baseline
  • Lewisham Leaving Care Team
  • Lewisham Children’s Social Services
  • Lewisham Homes
  • Lewisham Virtual Schools
  • Medusa Project
  • Targeted Family Support
  • Job Centre Plus
  • Young Lewisham Project
  • Local Primary Schools: Athelney, Brindishe Green, Holbeach, John Ball, Myatt Gardens, Rushey Green
  • Local Secondary Schools: Abbey Manor, Brent Knoll, Forest Hill School, New Woodlands, Prendergast Ladywell,  Sydenham, Sedgehill, St. Matthews Academy