Local funding


20 Fenchurch Street Legacy Fund aims to improve employment prospects and opportunities for people living in London’s most deprived areas. Organisations may apply for up to £20,000 for one year’s funding towards projects that are supporting participants to gain essential employability skills. > Read more

Allen & Overy Ben Ogden Memorial Fund: 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. > Read more

Barts and the London Charity – Small Project GrantGrants for innovative projects that enhance the health and wellbeing of patients in the five hospitals of Barts Health NHS in the City and East London. Read more

East End Community Foundation: Grants for organisations in the East End of London to support activities which make a huge difference at grassroots level. > Read more


Hackney Council, Community Grants: A Place for Everyone – Hackney VCS grants programme 2019/20. This year voluntary and community sector organisations can apply for 1 year main grants for funding from £5,000 up to £30,000.

The following grants are available through the 2019/20 grants programme:

  • Main grants of between £5,000 and £30,000 for 1 year projects which contribute to
    the programme’s priorities and equality objective. Funding for Holiday Play schemes
    should be made through the main grant.
  • Small grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 for projects which contribute to the programme’s priorities and equality objective. There are two rounds of small grants during the year.
  • Community Chest Grants are available for local groups to deliver short term or oneoff
    activities. Organisations can apply for up to £1000 to deliver projects which contribute to the Hackney Equality Objective ‘To foster good relations by building a strong sense of community, neighbourliness and pride’.

Download the grants prospectus hereRead more

Hackney Council, Tenders and contracts: Current opportunities. > Read more

Hackney Giving, Covid-19 information grants: up to £20k, prioritised for organisations working with communities disproportionately affected by Covid-19, or where there are barriers to understanding Public Health information. Deadline 19 October > Read more

Hackney Parochial Charities: Grants to individuals who live in Hackney or for projects that are based in Hackney or that will benefit people in the borough. > Read more

Inspiring Communities Fund (only E9)
For the communities around East Village, Stratford and Hackney Wick. The fund provides grants of up to £3,000 to local projects supporting residents to increase community connections, improve health and wellbeing and engage in arts and cultural opportunities in the area. Deadline: 11 OctoberRead more

Study Support Weekends: East End Community Foundation has funding for study support weekends, open to all state secondary schools in Hackney. > Read more