Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Paul Hamlyn Foundation is an independent grant-making foundation supporting social change, working towards a just and equitable society in which everyone, especially young people, can realise their full potential and enjoy fulfilling and creative lives.  Paul Hamlyn Foundation has supported Islington Giving’s work since it was established and their expertise has supported our strategic development. […]

The Morris Charitable Trust (Business Design Centre)

The Morris Charitable Trust was established in 1989 to provide support for charitable causes. It was founded by the Morris Family whose businesses, Business Design Centre Group Ltd and Business Design Centre Ltd, are based in Islington.  The Morris Charitable Trust is a founding member of Islington Giving, and has been instrumental in bringing the […]


Cloudesley has been operating in Islington for over 500 years, providing support for Islington’s residents and churches.  A long-standing collaborator with Cripplegate Foundation and a founding coalition partner of Islington Giving, Cloudesley’s place on the board has provided deep local knowledge and helped us to shape our work. Their core funding has enabled us to […]

City Bridge Foundation

City Bridge Foundation is London’s largest independent charitable funder, working towards their goals of connecting communities and building partnerships for a fairer London. A founding member of Islington Giving, our partnership has enabled us to test innovative place-based approaches. Islington Giving was the first Giving Scheme, established in 2012, which has since inspired over 20 […]

Peabody Community Foundation

Peabody Trust is one of London’s oldest housing associations, and owns nearly 6000 homes in Islington. Peabody have been part of the Islington Giving board since 2020, developing a partnership approach to their community investment.  Peabody want to support their residents in the borough to have healthier and happier lives. Their long-standing partnership with Islington […]

Cripplegate Foundation

Cripplegate Foundation is a local grant-making foundation supporting residents working in the London borough of Islington and a small area of the City of London. The parent organisation of Islington Giving, Cripplegate’s vision is of a society where everyone can live a rewarding and fulfilled life, free from poverty and inequality.   Visit the Cripplegate website