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Health and welfare funders

 Albert Hunt Trust Focused on health and wellbeing, Albert Hunt Trust funds organisations supporting the homeless and/or providing hospice care.
 Arsenal Foundation Arsenal Foundation provides small grants for a range of areas, including medical, disability and sickness relief. It funds local projects in Islington, Camden and Hackney.
 City Bridge Trust City Brudge Trust has various funding programmes for health and welfare organisations.
Clothworkers Foundation Clothworkers Foundation funds a range of areas, including support for people with disabilities, older people and visual impairment.
Cripplegate Foundation Cripplegate Foundation funds organisations supporting families, young people, and people with mental health issues.
Garfield Weston Garfield Weston provide a range of grant types including for community, welfare, youth, and education projects. Revenue and capital grants available.
Henry Smith Charity Henry Smith Charity support a range of areas, including Improving Lives and Strengthening Communities.
Hyde Foundation Hyde Foundation provides grants for projects in Islington, Lambeth, Brent, Chichester and Brighton, for a range of areas, including mental health, reducing isolation and youth work.
Islington Giving Islington Giving provides grants to organisations tackling poverty and inequality.

Islington funding support

Organisations working in Islington can apply to a range of local funds that are administered by the council or local grant giving charities.

Islington Local Initiatives Fund

The Council’s Local Initiatives Fund provides small grants for activities and improvements in Islington’s neighbourhoods.

Islington Community Chest

Community Chest is a partnership between Islington Council and Cripplegate Foundation. There are three Community Chest application rounds each year. 

Leathersellers Company The main grants programme of Leathersellers Company focuses on addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences. The Small Grants programme focuses on working with vulnerable people.
London Catalyst London Catalyst provides grants to projects supporting disadvantaged people with long term ill-health or a disability.
London Community Foundation Offers grants through a range of Funds with varying focuses.
Mercers’ Company Mercers’ Company offers grants to support older people by combating loneliness or providing housing solutions.
Morris Charitable Trust Morris Charitable Trust offers funds primarily in Islington, focusing on health, education, hardship and community.
TNL Community Fund The National Lottery Community Fund has 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.
People’s Health Trust People’s Health Trust funds projects that bring neighbourhoods together to address the social determinants of health.
Vision Foundation Vision Foundation funds services for blind and partially sighted people across London. It will also fund organisations that are expert in their fields but may not be reaching blind and partially sighted people.
Voluntary Action Islington VAI provides resources including a funding toolkit and a free searchable database of grants.
Wolfson Foundation Wolfson Foundation funds capital projects in a range of areas, including a Health & Disability stream.