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.

Application procedure

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Grants made

Over the last five years they've made 13 significant donations totalling £1,006,086

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When Amount Grantee To be used for
31/12/2018 £66,222 NEW DIORAMA 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 NETWORK SUPPORT 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.
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 BENGALI WORKERS ASSOCIATION 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...
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.
31/12/2017 £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.
31/12/2017 £100,000 BRANDON CENTRE FOR COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE 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.
31/12/2017 £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.
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

5-7 Buck Street LONDON NW1 8NJ

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).