Sarah’s top tips for funding applications

Sarah’s top tips for funding applications Sarah Watson, Hackney Giving’s Development and Programme Manager, shares her tips on what to do when applying for Hackney Giving funding.   1. Meet the deadline  My number one tip is: meet the deadline! This

Well done to all the participants of the Hackney Half 2024

Well done to all the participants of the Hackney Half 2024! It was great to see the thousands of people running through Hackney last Sunday, many of whom were raising money for charities and community groups locally. A special mention

A group of people in Hackney Giving running shirts outside the Chesham Arms

Look out for our runners at the Hackney Half!

Look out for our runners at the Hackney Half! Hackney Giving, the local giving programme run by Hackney CVS, has joined up with the Chesham Arms in Homerton to field a team of runners for the Hackney Half this weekend.

Celebrating International Women’s Day in Hackney

Celebrating International Women’s Day   Sarah Watson, Programme Manager at Hackney Giving, gave a thought-provoking presentation at a recent International Women’s Day event. The theme for International Women’s Day 2024 was ‘Inspire Inclusion.’ Sarah discussed inclusion in the workplace, and

Reflections on our Community Chest small grants

Reflections on our Community Chest small grants  Last year, Hackney Giving distributed £25,000 in small grants via a Community Chest programme. We have recently reflected on this grants programme and the challenges and successes that came with it. The grants

Parent Club’s Hackney Giving funded project

Parent Club’s programme to support families  Fatou Gassama, Hackney Giving’s Community Giving and Partnerships Coordinator, visited Chris Brown from Parent Club to find out more about its project.  Parent Club runs the Kitchen Club, a lunch club with additional activities

Hackney Giving says thanks!

Hackney Givings says thanks! (l to r: Bernadette Bramble, Mayor Woodley & Madam Speaker with Sarah Watson and Fatou Gassama from Hackney Giving) On Wednesday 17 January, the Hackney Giving team at Hackney CVS hosted a thank you lunch in

End of year message

  End of year message   Dear supporter,   Hackney Giving would like to wish all our colleagues and supporters a well-deserved festive break after another busy year. Thank you to the groups who have been working at a grassroots

£151k funding boost for community groups supporting residen

£151k funding boost for community groups supporting residents with cost of living Hackney Giving has distributed over £151,000 in funding from the Cost of Living grants scheme. In total, 30 Hackney organisations have been allocated just over £5,000 each. This

Black History Season in Hackney

Black History Season Last week, Hackney Giving staff joined a Black History Season Open Afternoon at Hackney CVS.  The event provided a set of participatory activities that acknowledged the significant contributions of Black communities in Hackney.  Lunch was accompanied by

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