A call for project proposals by Islington Giving’s Supporting Families Resident Panel
We are inviting applications for projects that engage and empower isolated parents/carers. We want to fund work that will reduce the likelihood of families facing crisis by offering social, emotional and community support as well as opportunities for parents to improve their practical skills. The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 12th November 2021.
This fund supports organisations’ capacity to be inclusive so people living with disabilities can take full advantage of what is on offer in Islington. Grants of up to £3,000 will be available to organisations who have received funding from Islington Giving, Cripplegate Foundation or Islington Council’s Community Chest in the last 18 months. Funds can be used to enable organisations to identify, resource and remove barriers to people living with disabilities from taking full advantage of what is on offer in Islington. The Disability Fund will make funds available to.
Examples of how the Disability fund has been used:
Talk for Health – £3,000 – 6 month pilot of one-to-one support for resident livings with mental and/or physical disabilities, who want to join Talk for Health but feel anxious about doing so .
Stuart Low Trust – £2,500 – To produce Wellbeing resources, mindfulness videos, virtual walks and practical tips on coping with loneliness and social isolation during Covid19 which are accessible to those with visual & hearing impairments.
Single Homeless Project – £3,000 -Technology and internet access for people living with disabilities to take part in services.
Kurdish association for New Generations/Abroad (Kanga) – £250 – For staff training around identifying and supporting Special Educational Needs.
Our funding opportunities are a mix of proactive funds and open programmes to organisations that help residents.
Together with our partners, friends, and supporters, we work to: