Calliope Nova

Calliope joined Cripplegate Foundation and Islington Giving in October 2023. As the Alumni Programme Manager at Islington Giving, Calliope is really excited to begin work developing a range of follow on opportunities for our resident grant makers. Prior to this, Calliope worked at Crisis UK for six years.

Tamanna Ali

Tam joined Islington Giving in January 2022. She is part of the communications and development team and manages the digital side of things.

Isy Miller

Isy started at Cripplegate and Islington Giving in October 2022 from a fundraising role at a place-based children’s charity in west London. She works with the Fundraising and Communications team on our individual giving, local business partnerships and campaigns. Isy loves books, getting out in nature and summer music festivals!

Jessica Rodriguez

Jess started at Cripplegate in October 2022 as Office Manager. She has previously worked with mental health and homeless charities as well as being a qualified hypnotherapist. She’s always keen to lend a helping hand to anyone that needs it. Jess was born and raised in Islington and feels very passionately about helping the borough. She loves long walks, spending time in nature and exploring new restaurants to eat in.

Victor Momodu

Victor has worked in the voluntary and community sector for more than 15 years and joined the Foundation in September 2020. His role sits within the programme team and oversees the RSS and strands of Islington Giving grant-making programme.

Patrick Jones

Patrick joined the Foundation in 2015. He oversees the Islington Council Community Chest grants programme as well as a number of the Foundation’s main grants relationships. Patrick also supports Islington Giving’s grants programme including leading on the development of Islington Giving’s Mental Health Challenge Fund.