Become a Community Panel Member with Islington Giving!

Live in Islington? Want to take an active role in providing more opportunities for Islington residents?  Islington Giving is looking for ten local residents to come together and make decisions about which local projects and services to fund. In doing so, you will be helping us provide more opportunities for people to connect, have fun, improve wellbeing […]

Events supported by Islington Giving’s Make it Happen Fund

This Small Charity Week, we’re excited to highlight some fantastic events funded by Islington Giving’s Make it Happen Fund. These events are a great opportunity to witness the impactful work your support makes possible. Feel free to reach out to us or the event organisers for more information. We will be adding more events and […]

Small charities: The glue that holds our community together ~ Anne Shewring

B Creative young women’s project at Apple Store - photo by Danny Treacy

The small charity sector is a huge source of support, joy and help to the Islington community. However, as I alluded to in our introduction to Small Charity Week, while small charities are “the glue that help hold communities together,” (IVAR Report) these groups are under immense pressure both locally and nationally. Many are facing […]

Welcome to Small Charity Week!🎉

Welcome to Small Charity Week, celebrating the work of some 157,400 charities across the UK. You probably know at least one such group in your local area, or maybe you receive support from a small charity which has specific experience in an issue close to you. 96% of all registered charities are classed as small, […]

Islington Giving Celebrates Small Charity Week 2024!

This Small Charity Week, Islington Giving proudly joins the annual celebration which recognises the vital and valuable contributions small charities make to communities across the UK. 96% of voluntary organisations in the UK are small charities (under £1m annual income), and 80% of all voluntary organisations have an income of under £100k per year. Small […]

Putting carers on the map: Interview with Sarah Page, Carers Fund Panellist

To mark Carers Week, we caught up with Sarah Page, a member of the Islington Giving Carers Panel responsible for making recent funding decisions. Sarah is also an Islington resident, carer of her son, and now Islington Giving’s Make It Happen Fund Coordinator, where she helps support grassroots projects that spark joy and foster community […]