Funding Opportunities

Local groups and residents may be able to access funding from the following organisations:

Caledonian ward local initiative fund
Council run scheme offering grants to local groups organising activities and
improvements. Grants are usually up to £2,000. See this page for more details.

Cripplegate Community Chest Fund
Supported by Islington Council, the fund helps local groups with an annual turnover of less than £100,000 which are involved in improving the life of the borough’s residents.
http://www.cripplegate.org/islington-community-chest

Islington Giving
The group brings together local charitable trusts and raises funds from individuals to support work to address poverty and disadvantage. It runs an annual challenge to find projects that need support.
http://www.islingtongiving.org.uk/website/

The Morris Charitable Trust
Set up by the Morris family to support charitable causes, particularly those involved with addressing the problems of deprivation, old age and illness, and helping advance education. Grants are available to local charities and the trust favours one-off projects.
http://www.morrischaritabletrust.com/

Richard Cloudesley’s Charity
Charity set up in 1518 to distribute the will of Richard Cloudesley, it
now gives grants to help address problems with poverty and ill health.
Funds are available to groups and to individuals who live in the ancient
parish of Islington. (Map http://www.cripplegate.org/wp-content/uploads/
Richard_Cloudesley’s_Area_of_Benefit_map.pdf)
http://www.cripplegate.org/richard-cloudesley

Wellcome Trust
Global charitable foundation dedicated to improving health. The trust offers a huge range of grants, primarily aimed at improving understanding of science.
http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Public-engagement/index.htm

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