Helping people thrive

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.

This programme is currently closed. Please click here to sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with grants news.

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 3rd December. If you would like to apply please contact the Grants Team on 020 7345 4444 to discuss your proposal.

An outcome will be available 10-12 weeks after the application deadline.

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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. 

This programme is currently closed. Please click here to sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with grants news.

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IQL Community Fund

We are delighted to be distributing funding on behalf of Lendlease to support the local communities around the International Quarter London. Grants are available to local charities and not-for-profit organisations building on the strengths of local people, celebrating the rich cultural diversity of the area and supporting people most in need in this time of change.

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Société Générale Community Fund 

The Société Générale Community Fund has been established to support young people aged 13-25 on their journey into the world of work by improving their educational development, especially through sports, arts and cultural activities and improving their literacy.

This programme is currently closed and will re-open in 2019. Please click here to sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with grants news.

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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

From 1st April 2018 the Study Support Programme will be open for applications at any time. Schools may submit an application throughout the year and an outcome will be available 10-12 weeks after your submission.

If you have any questions please contact the EECF Grants Team on 020 7345 4444.

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#iwill Programme

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%.

This programme is currently closed. Please click here to sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with grants news.

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