Working for a fairer society

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Hackney Giving is a simple, coordinated way to give funding, time or skills to help local not-for-profit organisations support communities in the borough. The programme is part of Hackney CVS, an organisation that has been championing charities locally since 1997.

Top tips for writing funding applications

Sarah Watson, Hackney Giving’s Development and Programme Manager, shares her tips on what to do when applying for Hackney Giving funding. Discover Sarah’s tips in this article. 



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Impact in the local community

Since April 2020, Hackney Giving has funded 147 community organisations in Hackney and the City of London, via 293 grants, worth more than £2.3 million. We have distributed funds from businesses, individuals and the public sector.

The programme has a positive impact locally, bringing benefits to communities across Hackney and the City of London.

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