Local Authority Funding
- Camden Council Funding Pages: For details of Council funding, along with other Camden specific funders and support available, compiled by Camden Council.
- Community Impacts Fund: Council awards funds to tackle rough sleeping, mental health and youth offending in the London borough of Camden.
Children, Young People, Families and Education and Employment
- Richard Reeves Foundation: This educational charity makes grants for projects that help children and young people to get the most from their education or to prepare for work. Our area of benefit covers the London Boroughs of Camden, City of London and Islington and our upper age limit is usually 25.
- John Lyons Charity: John Lyon’s Charity gives grants to benefit children and young people up to the age of 25 who live in nine boroughs in northwest London: Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Kensington & Chelsea and the Cities of London and Westminster.
- Sir John Cass’s Foundation: Promotes the education of young people in inner London through its grant programmes for individuals, educational institutions and organisations.
Community Regeneration e.g. a project that is benefiting the local community
- Camden SpaceHive: The Camden Hive page on the crowdfunding website. Spacehive brings together projects for the public good by people who live, work or play in Camden. Your idea needs to be in Camden, costed and open to the public. Choose a fundraising target and how long to run your campaign. Then upload an explanation of your idea plus photos or a video and get a Blue Peter-style totaliser showing the time left and who has pledged money so far. Use your networks, social media, email and the press to attract pledges of support. If you hit your target in your chosen period, you get the money to start work and Spacehive take a small sum for costs and Paypal charges. As with most crowdfunding sites, if your project misses its target no-one’s account is debited, but you may still get publicity and in-kind support.
- London Community Foundation: Supports a huge range of charities and community groups across London. They specialise in funding smaller organisations that do not attract mass public support.
- Regent’s Place Community Fund: The fund aims to make a real difference to the local area and helps small community organisations around Regent’s Place. The Fund focuses on initiatives that support social cohesion in the community, skills and access to employment and healthy living.
Equalities, Disability, Discrimination and Human Rights
- Camden Giving: Camden Giving funds and supports the projects that make the borough’s future fairer for everyone.
- Camden – Disabled Facilities Grant: The Disabled Facilities Grant Scheme aims to support people with disabilities by offering assistance towards the cost of providing adaptations and access to facilities, to enable a disabled person to continue to live in their home.
- Fishmongers’ Company Charitable Trust: Provides grants for charitable purposes. These are generally used for the relief of hardship and disability, education, the environment, heritage and fishery related charities. Applications will be accepted from charities operating within the City of London and the boroughs of Camden, Hackney, Islington, Lambeth, Southwark, Tower Hamlets and Westminster.
Social Welfare and Poverty and Health, Mental Health and Well-Being
- Master Poulters Pelican Trust: Master Poulters Pelican Trust’s funds are used for the relief of poverty, sickness and distress and any other charitable need within the City of London and other London boroughs.
- St Pancras Welfare Trust: The Trust helps by making small grants in cash or vouchers to buy furniture, bedding and clothes for people in poverty and need. They also receive requests to help young mums and their children, the frail and elderly and those in need of respite. Their area of benefit lies within the heart of the London Borough of Camden.
- St Giles-in-the-fields and William Shelton Education Charity Grant: Educational charity to aid poor schoolchildren. Gives grants to schoolchildren in need. Restricted to people who live in the Covent Garden area of Camden.
- Hampstead Wells and Campden Trust: Are a grant making trust working in the London borough of Camden, helping individuals and organisations. They work mainly with people who are sick, suffer hardship and distress or are disabled and infirm. They work with organisations providing facilities that help people who are distressed and in need.
- Skinners Benevolent Trust: Provides grants to those in need, hardship or distress.