Make It Happen Fund

Do you have an idea for a project that could benefit your community? If so, the Make It Happen Fund, is for you.

This fund is the result of a partnership of a few local organisations. Local funder, Islington Giving, and local housing associations Peabody Community Foundation, Newlon Housing Trust, Southern Housing Group and Hyde Housing have come together to create The Make It Happen Fund. The Fund will provide grants of up to £500 to groups of residents or small organisations already working in the community to help you do the things you care about.   We have all had a rough time over the last 18 months and, while this fund won’t change the world, it might give you a chance to come together to do something that makes you feel proud of your neighbourhood and or the particular community that is important to you. Projects should aim to make residents happier, healthier and more connected.  

Need some extra help?

We can put you in touch with organisations who can help you spend the funds or advise on how to make your idea a success.  If you’re not sure if this fund is right for you or you’d like advice on completing the application, please contact Patrick on or give us a call on 02072886948.  

Deadline to submit your form is Friday 17th December 2021. We will let you know if your application is successful by the end of January 2022.

Applying to this fund

We know that people can find grants hard to apply for. Sometimes our processes can be a bit complicated or slow. The Make It Happen Fund aims to meet these challenges. We hope this form is straightforward but please let us know if you need any help.  

Please read the following before you apply. We are open to all kinds of ideas but there are a few things every project must do. 


Completed forms to be returned to: Patrick Jones by email

Deadline to submit your form is Friday December 17th. We will let you know if your application is successful by the end of January 2022.