Community Fund

Derwent London has a dedicated voluntary Community Fund, as part of its ongoing sustainability programme and commitment to developing community engagement. The Group’s Community Fund was launched in 2013 with £250,000 committed over three years in Fitzrovia; with a further £300,000 available for 2016-18, divided equally between Fitzrovia and the Tech Belt* area.

Community Fund - how to apply

Derwent London invites local community groups, residents and local business owners to apply for funding of their community projects in Fitzrovia and Tech Belt*.

The deadline for applications is 29 March 2017. Please download the application form and guidance notes below.

Funds available for 2017
Fitzrovia - up to £50,000 will be available
Tech Belt - up to £25,000 will be available in spring 2017, with a further £25,000 available in autumn 2017 (details tba)

2 February 2017 - Community Fund 2017 details available
29 March 2017 - application deadline
end May 2017 - announcement of fund recipients

Community Fund application form
Community Fund guidance notes for Fitzrovia
Community Fund guidance notes for Tech Belt
Community Fund projects Update March 2017


*The Tech Belt is defined here as the area extending from Kings Cross to Whitechapel, largely covering some EC1 and E1 postcodes.

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