Grant maker

Camden Giving

http://www.camdengiving.org.uk

(Registered Charity No: 1174463)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Who they support

People who live, work and play in Camden.

Grant criteria

Various depending on programme

Grant details

FUTURE CHANGE-MAKERS Up to £10,000 to make Camden safer for 16-25 year olds. INCLUSIVE GRANTS Up to £20,000 to make charitable activities more welcoming to people with disabilities. THE HS2 CAMDEN FUND Up to £100,000 to support communities affected by the development of HS2 CAMDEN GIVING'S KX FUND Up to £10,000 to support communities affected by the development of Kings Cross. COMMUNITIES TOGETHER FUND Up to £1,500 for activities that bring different communities together.

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Grants made
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Over the last five years they've made 36 significant donations totalling £2,440,287

When Amount Grantee To be used for
30/06/2019 £100,000 Little Village Little Village wants to extend opening hours in community spaces, develop a co-operative creche and offer more social activities.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Coram's Fields Coram’s Fields Youth Programme aims to provide disadvantaged young people with the support and guidance they need to achieve their aspirations.
31/05/2019 £61,350 Action Youth Boxing Intervention C.I.C This project involves 10 weekly sessions at each school, delivered by youth mentors training young people in non-combat boxing skills and discipline to support at-risk young people in to stay in and engage with school.
31/05/2019 £100,000 Change Please Foundation Change Please Foundation's professionally trained Mentors will train a minimum of 8 homeless people a year in: cash-handling, food handling, customer service, latte art, Barista skills, assertiveness training, and dealing with difficult behaviour to operate vans or cafe on 4 Camden sites.
31/05/2019 £100,000 St Pancras Community Association HS2 Healthy Living aims to alleviate the disruption caused by HS2 construction by providing opportunities for physical activities as a basis to tackle related mental health problems, unhealthy lifestyles and inequalities in access to services for people of all ages and backgrounds
31/05/2019 £10,000 The H. Club Creative Foundation HeadStart 7 provides employability training,   aspirational work placement in the arts, complimentary membership to The Hospital Club,  and 1:1 follow-on coaching and fun.  
30/04/2019 £10,000 Action Youth Boxing Intervention C.I.C This project will run boxing sessions for young people in the area, giving them the chance to take part in activities which discourage antisocial behaviour and inspire them to raise their aspirations. AYBI uses CBT Cognitive Behavioural Therapy & REBT Rational Emotional Behavioural Therapy techniques while providing non-contact boxing fitness training.
31/03/2019 £99,873 Fitzrovia Youth in Action (FYA) The Youth Action Innovation Hub provides local young people with inspiration, resources and support to identify issues of concern in their community and devise social action projects to address them.
31/03/2019 £99,390 Camden Citizens Advice Bureaux Service The Community Outreach Project will support people impacted by HS2 together with providing community development work including training for VCS organisations and community groups to promote early intervention and resilience.
31/03/2019 £99,055 North London Cares North London Cares will connect the community affected by the HS2 development by hosting 30 Social Clubs and supporting 12 Love Your Neighbour matches in south Camden every year, for three years.
31/03/2019 £99,300 The Talk for Health Company Ltd T4H trains lay people to help each other in peer counselling groups, then to train others. Evaluations found it more effective and enduring than therapy - and it builds strong communities.
31/03/2019 £49,827 Speak Street C.I.C The project will help isolated newcomers to Camden improve their English skills and build community cohesion in the new landscape of the HS2 affected areas of Camden. Speak Street will do this through fun, social sessions and by creating outreach resources and developing active volunteers in NW1, NC1 and WC1.
28/02/2019 £28,386 C4WS Homeless Project Home From Home is an innovative new project that utilises spare rooms in London to provide a solution to homelessness.
31/12/2018 £66,222 New Diorama Theatre  The project increases capacity of the theatre which is free to use for all local groups. There has been increase in demand following the demolition of Dick Collins Hall. This project will replace and expand on lost activity partnering with local services such as Third Age Project, Netley Primary School and BFI. This project will provide free theatre trips for primary school children, older people as well as film making project across groups and generations.
31/12/2018 £99,858 Groundswell UK  The project enables recruitment of a Care Navigator with lived experience of homelessness and experience of being a Peer Advocate. This would include development of training sessions for hostels around supporting residents with health and wellbeing and working with CHIP to develop information sharing sessions on how GP surgeries can insure they are accessible to homeless people.
31/12/2018 £89,897 The Conservation Volunteers  The project will deliver a regular Green Gym in HS2-affected or adjacent Camden wards, totalling 50 sessions, 75 volunteers and 10 sites per year for three years and TCV will support community groups across Camden to manage green spaces.
31/12/2018 £98,619 CLIME-IT Brother's Academy C.I.C. The project is s a unique employment programme that will train young people on how to create and design products. This vocational training will enable those that are currently not equipped to take advantage of the jobs that development in Camden brings.
31/12/2018 £79,957 Somers Town Community Association (Camden) The project builds on the Job Hub Link's success to provide a new integrated service by reaching more isolated people, improving volunteering and business employability support.
31/12/2018 £93,945 Edith Neville Primary School  The project offers morning and afternoon sessions to families with children under 11. Some of these will be adults only e.g. Basic reading skills and others for families to do together e.g. Story sacks and rhyme time. Creche will be provided to support adults attending.
30/09/2018 £10,000 Women and Health   The project enables a development of a urban community garden for local residents to enjoy gardening and learn about the connection between good health and our relationship with nature and gardening. It would be wheelchair accessible, using sustainable materials.
30/09/2018 £99,150 Surma Community Centre The project enables a regular programme of youth activities (including generic & outcome focused youth work, homework club, workshops, social action, dance, drama, song and spoken word); focusing on issues affecting our community.
30/09/2018 £97,686 Elfrida Rathbone (Camden) The project uses the lived experience of young disabled people as a source of expertise to provide training and consultancy to voluntary, statutory and private sector customers. The project will provide employment opportunities and will encourage more accessible and inclusive public services.
30/09/2018 £99,872 Global Generation The project will be a space where gardeners, chefs and makers are also facilitators and storytellers who relish bringing life to the concrete terrain of construction sites...
30/06/2018 £54,384 Camden People's Theatre The project enables a year-round community engagement programme that involves, inspires and improves the wellbeing of local Camden and West Euston residents. ‘No Direction Home’ festival about displacement and refuge, autumn 2018); organise and deliver the hugely successful Drummond Street Festival for two years; and introduce long-term postcode ticket offers to encourage local residents to attend performances. The funding will increase CPT’s capacity to deliver rolling engagement opportunities in direct response to our community’s needs as the area embarks on a period of extensive change, unlocking the potential for the venue to inspire greater community cohesion.
30/06/2018 £100,000 Brandon Centre The project builds the capacity of voluntary youth organisations in Camden to improve the mental health support for children and young people, with the support of Camden Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The Centre aims to relieve distress, mobilise personal resources and facilitate growth in adolescents towards responsibility and self-fulfilment. The Centre particularly aims to prevent or alleviate suffering caused by unwanted pregnancy, mental ill health, psychological disturbance and maladaption in adult and future family relationships.
30/06/2018 £99,968 The Kids Network The project will work with a minimum of 80 children on an individualised, one to one basis to give them the support they need to have a happy childhood and give them the tools to equip them for the future.
30/06/2018 £99,849 The Third Age Project The project will connect older people together; support a new community hub where residents living in close proximity to HS2 construction can meet and take part in a range of healthy living activities and obtain information updates and signposting services. It would outreach work to reach new isolated older people whose needs are not currently being met; harness local resident’s skills and life experience through training and support to become volunteers and third age ambassadors; tackle and overcome inequalities preventing older residents in participating in everyday community life; and put older people at the very heart of the community and in doing so build an age friendly neighbourhood.
30/06/2018 £75,450 L.B.Camden Netley Primary The project would create an Art Room, a dedicated art space where young people and adults may be able to explore the creativity and imagination through the visual arts. An Eco Modular Classroom Structure will be installed overlooking the school’s environmental garden to enable the community to be inspired by nature and move forward in an inclusive and nurturing environment. 
30/04/2018 £10,000 Camden Against Violence The project enables solution focused approach and promotes equality, diversity and cohesion for marginalised or underrepresented groups in Camden.
30/04/2018 £10,000 Action Youth Boxing Intervention C.I.C This project will run boxing sessions for young people in the area, giving them the chance to take part in activities which discourage antisocial behaviour and inspire them to raise their aspirations.
31/12/2017 £99,849 THE THIRD AGE PROJECT The project will connect older people together; support a new community hub where residents living in close proximity to HS2 construction can meet and take part in a range of healthy living activities and obtain information updates and signposting services. It would outreach work to reach new isolated older people whose needs are not currently being met; harness local resident’s skills and life experience through training and support to become volunteers and third age ambassadors; tackle and overcome inequalities preventing older residents in participating in everyday community life; and put older people at the very heart of the community and in doing so build an age friendly neighbourhood.
31/10/2017 £79,200 Somers Town Community Association (Camden) The project builds on the Job Hub Link's success to provide a new integrated service by reaching more isolated people, improving volunteering and business employability support.
30/04/2017 £10,000 Camden Spark The project develops and brokers a series of curriculum enrichment activities through arts and culture to raise aspirations and build vocational skills.
31/03/2017 £10,000 Action Youth Boxing Intervention C.I.C This project will run boxing sessions for young people in the area, giving them the chance to take part in activities which discourage antisocial behaviour and inspire them to raise their aspirations.
31/12/2016 £10,000 CAMDEN SPARK The project develops and brokers a series of curriculum enrichment activities through arts and culture to raise aspirations and build vocational skills.
31/12/2016 £79,200 THE SOMERS TOWN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (CAMDEN) The project builds on the Job Hub Link's success to provide a new integrated service by reaching more isolated people, improving volunteering and business employability support.
Main office

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Objectives

TO PROMOTE ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC AND IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE AND WORK IN THE LONDON BOROUGH OF CAMDEN AND SURROUNDING LONDON BOROUGHS, INCLUDING: A) THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CAPACITY AND SKILLS OF MEMBERS OF SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES; B) THE PREVENTION AND RELIEF OF POVERTY; C) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION; D) THE RELIEVE OF FINANCIAL NEED AND SUFFERING AMONG VICTIMS OF NATURAL OR OTHER KINDS OF DISASTER; E) THE PROMOTION OF THE CONSERVATION, PROTECTION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE PHYSICAL AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT; F) THE PROMOTION OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY AND THE FOSTERING OF GREATER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN PEOPLE FROM DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS; AND G) THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL INCLUSION BY PREVENTING PEOPLE FROM BECOMING SOCIALLY EXCLUDED, RELIEVING THE NEEDS OF THOSE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY (AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS CLAUSE 'SOCIALLY EXCLUDED' MEANS BEING EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PART OF SOCIETY, AS A RESULT OF BEING A MEMBER OF A SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DEPRIVED COMMUNITY).