London Catalyst is an independent grant-making trust. They provide funding for charities and not-for-profit organisations to deliver projects and improve services. Thier aims are twofold: to alleviate the effects of poverty, and to improve the health and well-being of Londoners, in particular people with mental and physical illness, long term health conditions and/or disabilities.
They will be coming to Harrow to run 1:1 advice clinics to local organisations who have a project idea. There will be an opportunity to discuss the idea with the funder directly. The funds available through London Catalyst are:
PARTNERS FOR HEALTH 2018 (In partnership with the Saturday Hospital Fund): Grants for projects that can demonstrate: Positive outcomes for people experiencing significant barriers to health and well-being, A new approach or a thoughtful development of service, Working in partnership with an expert health agency/provider.The deadline for this grant programme is 5.00pm on Thursday 24th May 2018. Guidance: https://www.londoncatalyst.org.uk/newsite/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Partners_For_Health_Application_Guidance_2018.pdf.
PROJECT GRANTS support new initiatives and service developments targeted at people disadvantaged as a result of long term ill-health, disability and poverty. Grants range from £1,000 to £5,000; the average in 2015 was £3,900. Occasionally our trustees will take a special interest in and consider a larger grant for projects of particular merit. Application & guidance: https://londoncatalyst.formstack.com/forms/projectapplicationsform
SAMARITAN GRANTS: a hardship fund which we make available to frontline health, social work and advice agencies to offer immediate assistance to people in an emergency. The partner agency distributes small one-off grants on our behalf; the average size of a hardship grant is £16, and 70% of all grants are for food and travel. Application & guidance: https://londoncatalyst.formstack.com/forms/samaritanapplicationform
To book a place, please complete this booking form.
Date: 20 April 2018
Time: 11am - 1pm (specific time slot - see below)
Location: The Lodge, 64 Pinner Road, Harrow, HA1 4HZ
Free - Harrow Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise Sector
Free - Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise Sector (Not working or based in Harrow)
£40 - Public & Private Sector
Sector Definitions: https://goo.gl/hM4hq2
Call: 020 8861 5894
Are parking spaces available for blue badge holders? Yes (1)
Is the venue wheelchair accessible? Yes
Is there an induction loop? No
Is there a lift? N/A