Helping people thrive

Grants in Tower Hamlets  

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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LBTH Tackling Poverty Fund

Tackling Poverty in Tower Hamlets is a Mayoral priority and the Council is keen to unlock potentially valuable new approaches to reducing poverty for local people. The Tackling Poverty Fund has been established to reduce and tackle the root causes of poverty in Tower Hamlets, through innovation and the testing of new ideas.

We want to hear about innovative ideas, no matter how simple, that make a real difference to the financial position and future of Tower Hamlets residents.

There are two strands to the Fund:

  • Micro Grants of up to £500 to trial small community initiatives
  • Large Grants of up to £20,000 to pilot larger scale projects

Click on the links above for the full guidelines. 

The application deadline is 12 noon on Monday 10th December 2018.

You can also sign up here for a place at the Tackling Poverty Fund Workshop on Wednesday 28th November, 10am-12pm. If you have any questions please contact the EECF Grants Team on 020 7345 4444.

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Study Support Weekends

East End Community Foundation has funding for study support weekends, open to all state secondary schools in Tower Hamlets. 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 Study Support Programme is 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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Tampon Tax Community Fund

The Tampon Tax Community Fund allocates funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. The Fund aims to support women who are most marginalised to overcome barriers that prevent them from fulfilling their potential, by funding interventions that will make a tangible differene to the lives and happiness of women and girls.

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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EECF Standard Grants

Through its Standard Grants programme, East End Community Foundation seeks to fund high quality delivery of projects or services that will make a measurable and long-lasting difference to the people involved.

Grants of up to £10,000 are available under the following themes;

  • Employment
  • Education & Learning
  • Wellbeing & Inclusion 

GUIDELINES

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

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EECF Small Grants

Through its Small Grants programme, East End Community Foundation funds one-off items of expenditure or events. Grants of up to £800 are available to voluntary and community organisations based in Tower Hamlets.

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

GUIDELINES

ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

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

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Millwall Park Endowment Fund

Before the London Docklands Development Corporation was wound up, it set up an endowment for the benefit of people using Millwall Park and its close environs. Grants are available of up to £10,000 and must be for the purpose of “carrying out improvements to the environment & the provision or improvement of public leisure amenities & activities, or in the absence of such needs, other charitable provision, to benefit the local community in the Millwall Park area

GUIDELINES

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

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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 progamme 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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Isle of Dogs Summer Programme

The Isle of Dogs Summer Programme is supported by dedicated London Marathon runners who raise funds to support positive summer activities in the Isle of Dogs and South Poplar area.

This programme is now 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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London Dock Community Fund

East End Community Foundation is distributing funding on behalf of St George City Ltd to support the community around the London Dock development. The London Dock Community Fund has been established to help make the local area a better place to live, work and visit. The programme is open to projects in the council wards of St Katharine's & Wapping and Shadwell.

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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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.

The Fund will support good quality well planned projects that will have a positive and measurable difference to young people in Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets, supporting their journey into employment. 

This programme is now 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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