Please note: this fund is now closed. The fund was open for applications from December 2019 until 31March 2020. Our Connecting People and Places – Collaborative Commissions 2022 was open for expressions of interest until 22 April 2022.
Foundation for Future London’s Connecting People & Places Fund was set up to support local East London partners to deliver arts, education and employment programming and creative placemaking, part of the Foundations Programme co-funded by City of London.
In 2020, we awarded 22 grants and 10 small development grants in response to C-19.
Read our Connecting People and Places Evaluation Report.
Grants of up to £5,000 were awarded to enable individuals and organisations across the four boroughs of Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest to deliver arts and cultural activities. This could be a scaling-out of existing cultural activity idea or the development of a new project or partnership.
The grants’ aim is to connect East London communities with East Bank, impact social change and create the conditions to enable a greater level of collaboration between both local organisations and our East Bank and Culture Mile partner organisations.
|Art Clubbers||S.Y.N.C Your Skills|
|Artillery CIC||Creative Climate Ideas Spark Sessions|
|Arts Clubbers & Spotlight Youth Centre||Poplar Works Fashion Mural|
|Asma Begum||Make and Mend|
|Ben Wakeling||Hackney Wick Life Drawing 2021|
|Blackhorse Lane||Studio and Workshop Residency Launch|
|Catalyst in Communities||Changing Minds in Challenging Times|
|Chisenhale Dance Space||Enhancing Encounter Bow Festival 2021|
|Civic Ltd||Freemasons Road|
|Dash Arts||Dash Arts Podcast|
|Eleanor Pearce||Painting the Gate|
|Enni-Kukka Tuomala||Empathy HQ|
|Gascoyne Over 50s Club & Wick Award||Gascoyne Community Lunch|
|Grand Union||Music That Unites|
|Hackney Wick and Fish Island CIC / Creative Wick||The Wick Magazine Launch|
|HyperActive Developments||Groundbreakers – Augmented Reality Heritage Trail|
|Idea Space||Phone to Film|
|Kay Rufai||SMILE-ing Boys Project|
|Leaders in the Community||Be Inspired: Young Women|
|Loop Labs||Green Forest Gate|
|Magic Me||Generation Rebellion|
|Mbilla Arts||Saturday School Programme|
|Newham Poetry Group||Newham Poetry House|
|Paula David||Windrush and Beyond: Stories of Migration|
|Rob Fawcett||Men’s Shed – Programme Development|
|Roman Road Trust||Transform The Common Room: Developing the Programme|
|Rosetta Arts||Cultural Engagement Accelerator|
|Ruff Sqwad Arts Foundation||You Can’t Handle The Booth Summer Challenge Pilot|
|Sahera Khan Artist||The Cockerel and the Fox|
|Sara Kärpänen||Poetic Place|
|Selina Thompson Ltd||Immersion|
|Split Banana||Festival of Us|
|Spotlight||Youth Public Art Project|
|The People Speak||Hear East Talkaoke|
|Trapped in Zone One||Black History Month – Tower Hamlets Mural|
|Trashion Factory CIC / JOA Local||Upskill For Zero Waste Futures|
|Trowbridge Gardens & Rob Fawcett||Hackney Wick Men’s Shed|
|Trowbridge Residents||Silver Surfers 2021|
|UnAge||Food Startup Accelerator Pilot|
|UNDR LNDN||Living for the City|
|We Are Parable||Momentum Programme Pilot|
Projects will address at least one of the four overarching themes:
Projects will also address at least two of our key priorities:
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This grant scheme is now closed.