Deutsche Bank and The London Community Foundation are delighted to announce the launch of the Deutsche Bank Small Grants Fund for 2017.
If you are a charity, voluntary or community group with an income of less than £250,000 per annum and you need funding for work focusing on increasing social inclusion and improving wellbeing, this fund may be able to help.
The Deutsche Bank Small Grants Fund has been operating since 2005 and working in partnership with The London Community Foundation. The focus of the Small Grants Fund is to help societys most disadvantaged and communities on the ground, supporting Deutsche Banks Corporate Social Responsibility mission of enabling communities and economies to prosper
This Fund is available in the following 9 London Boroughs: Barking and Dagenham, Hackney, Haringey, Lewisham, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Westminster, Camden and Brent.
Applications will only be accepted for projects that help societys most disadvantaged and communities on the ground by reducing social isolation and improving wellbeing. In addition the projects may fall into any of the following areas:
- Projects that promote social inclusion, reduce isolation and disadvantage and improve access to services;
- Projects that advance peoples physical and mental health, wellbeing and safety;
- Projects that maximise peoples ability to strengthen community cohesion and build social capacity.
A proportion of the available funding available is reserved for Older Peoples projects. The focus of these projects should be:
- To promote social inclusion and reduce poverty amongst older people;
- To address the barriers that older people face accessing services;
- The panel is particularly interested in projects that have an intergenerational element.
Additional areas of Interest:
In addition to the above themes, the following factors are of particular interest to the panel:
- Activities that make use of IT to overcome social isolation and improve wellbeing;
- Applications with match funding or leverage potential, and good prospects for sustainability;
- Projects that are responsive to local issues;
- Previous Deutsche Bank grantees who have returned good monitoring are welcome to reapply for a Deutsche Bank grant, but priority may be given to applicants who have not received funding from the Deutsche Bank Small Grants Fund previously.
Application deadline – 5pm 14th July 2017