Welfare grants for families and individuals to help prevent crises.
Islington Residents Support Scheme (RSS)
The RSS offers assistance to residents facing exceptional hardship. There are no cash payments.
Call 020 7527 2000 for further information
Mercers’ Company (Charity of Sir Richard Whittington)
Support for elderly residents who face ongoing financial hardship
The Buttle Trust
Grants to support families in need with children and young people
For advice, speak to your local Citizen's Advice Bureau
There are two good places to start, when looking for funding:
- The London Community Foundation has a list of funders on their website here:
- Voluntary Action Islington has a free searchable database of grants accessible here:
Here are some specific trusts which are worth researching:
Awards for All
Three funding priorities for community-led projects: bringing people together; improving the places and spaces that matter to communities; and enabling people to fulfil their potential.
City Bridge Trust
Various funding programmes
Grants to organisations including those supporting families, young people, and people with mental health issues
Grants to organisations tackling poverty and inequality
Grants to projects supporting disadvantaged people with long term ill-health or a disability