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.

Funds available for 2017
Tech Belt - up to £25,000 available in spring 2017 (concluded in May 2017) and £25,000 available in autumn 2017
Fitzrovia - up to £50,000 available (concluded in May 2017)

Community Fund - how to apply

The autumn 2017 funding for Tech Belt* is now live. Derwent London invites local community groups, residents and local business owners to apply for funding of their community projects.

The deadline for applications is 10 November 2017. Please download the application form and guidance notes below.

Funds available for autumn 2017
Tech Belt - up to £25,000 will be available autumn 2017 (£25,000 for spring 2017 now concluded)

19 September 2017 - tech Belt Community Fund 2017 details available
10 November 2017 - application deadline
end December 2017 - announcement of fund recipients

Community Fund application form
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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