Power, Place and Progress – insights from Islington Giving

Young Grant Makers

Islington Giving is a place-based giving organisation. As a coalition of local people, funders, and businesses, we are rooted in Islington and support local projects. Despite the many amazing opportunities on our doorstep, Islington remains one of the most unequal boroughs in the UK. At Islington Giving we’re committed to making Islington a more equal […]

Golden Grant Makers Report 2023

This report documents the five-month process of five Islington residents coming together, supported by Islington Giving, to grant a total of £180,000 in funding for local projects providing activities and support to Islington’s older residents. The report begins with some background information and key learning. It is then divided into two main sections – Recruitment […]

Young Grant Makers Report 2023

A group photo of our Young Grant Makers 2022-23

2022 marked the fifth iteration of our Young Grant Makers (YGM) programme, with another groupof young Islington Residents aged 17-24. This was the first time since the first Covid-19 lockdown in 2020 that we were able to offer all thesessions face-to-face. The desire to return to face-to-face sessions was high and, as the YGMsprogramme aims […]