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Grants in Hackney

EECF has partnered with 20 Fenchurch Street to establish The 20 Fenchurch Street Legacy Fund with the aim of improving employment prospects and opportunities for people living in London’s most deprived areas.  The 20 Fenchurch Street Legacy Fund awards grants to high quality projects that will make a positive and long-lasting difference to residents in the City of London, Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets.  

Organisations may apply for up to £20,000 for one year’s funding towards projects that are supporting participants to gain essential employability skills, provide them with work or volunteering experience and ultimately move them into sustainable employment or self-employment.

GUIDELINES

The next application deadline is 12 noon on Monday 2nd October 2017. If you would like to apply please contact the EECF Grants Team on 020 7345 4444 to discuss your proposal. 

The 20 Fenchurch Street Legacy Fund donor patrons are:

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Allen & Overy Ben Ogden Memorial Fund

The Ben Ogden Memorial Fund has been established by Allen & Overy in memory of Ben Ogden who was on his way to becoming a very successful solicitor. He passed his Legal Practitioners Course with flying colours and at the end of his two year training contract with Allen & Overy he was taken on in their employment and pensions department. It was during his qualification break that he tragically died in the Nepalese air crash on 28 September 2012.

East End Community Foundation is distributing grants of up to £2,500 on behalf of the Allen & Overy Ben Ogden Memorial Fund to improve access to and opportunities in education, employment and training for residents in the London boroughs of Hackney and Tower Hamlets.

GUIDELINES

The next application deadline is 12 noon on Monday 4th December 2017. If you would like to apply please contact the EECF Grants Team on 020 7345 4444 to discuss your proposal. 

Supported by:

 

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Comic Relief Core Strength Local Communities Fund 

Comic Relief's Core Strength Local Communities Fund is responding to the growing needs of small locally led groups to cover their day to day costs. Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available to support groups' core costs - meaning expenditure that is not connected to delivering projects but focused on investing in the organisation as a whole, such as basic running costs. 

Organisations can apply for funding under one of the following themes: 

  • Connected Communities: seeking to improve inclusion and cohesion in communities
  • Productive  Communities:  investing  in  local  residents to  help  them  solve  the  issues  they  are facing using local people and resources
  • Empowered Communities: working to empower marginalised and disadvantaged communities 

GUIDELINES 

The next application deadline is 12 noon on Monday 2nd October 2017. An application form is available via the funding guidelines. 


Supported by: 

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Inspiring Communities Fund

East End Community Foundation is distributing funding on behalf of Get Living London to support the local communities around East Village, E20. Grants are available to local community groups and organisations supporting residents in E20, E15 and/or E9 postcodes, which covers much of Stratford and Hackney Wick. 

Organisations may apply for up to £3,000 and grants will be awarded under the themes of: 

  • Communities and People
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Arts and Culture (particularly focused on children and young people) 

GUIDELINES

The next application deadline is 12 noon on Monday 2nd October 2017. If you would like to apply please contact the EECF Grants Team on 020 7345 4444 to discuss your proposal.

Supported by:

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John Laing Charitable Trust Fund

The John Laing Charitable Trust Fund has been established to support local organisations with an annual income of £300,000 or less addressing key issues in the East End.

Grants are available of up to £1,000 for projects that address one of the following issues;

  • Homelessness
  • Disadvantaged and exploited young people
  • Education (aged 3 - 18)
  • Community regeneration (including the elderly)

GUIDELINES

ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

The next application deadline is 12 noon on Monday 2nd October 2017. If you would like a paper application form please contact the EECF Grants Team on 020 7345 4444

Supported by:

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Study Support Weekends 

East End Community Foundation has funding for study support weekends, open to all state secondary schools in Hackney. Study support weekends must have an academic focus; although other elements, such as outdoor activities, may be incorporated into the programme for the weekend, there must be a clear link either to essential transferable study skills or directly to a curriculum topic.

Please click on the links below for more information and the application form: 

GUIDELINES

APPLICATION FORM

The next application deadline is 12 noon on Monday the 2nd October 2017. 

Supported by: 

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Youth Social Action Fund

Youth social action has huge potential to create enjoyable opportunities and skills development for young people, benefiting local people and places. The aim of the Youth Social Action Fund is to raise the level and quality of youth social action and increase it by 50% by 2020, taking the percentage of young people that volunteer from 40% to 60%.

Grants are available from £1,000 to £5,000 for projects that are supporting young people aged 10 to 20, and up to 25 for disabled young people and that can demonstrate their programme meets the quality principles of great youth social action as detailed in the guidelines. 

GUIDELINES

The next application deadline is 12 noon on Monday 2nd October 2017. An application form is available via the funding guidelines.

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