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Islington Council Community Chest

To support lo​cal voluntary organisations the council has committed £200,000 to a small grants programme called the Islington Community Chest. 

How do I apply?

Islington Community Chest Fund is administered by the Cripplegate Foundation on behalf of the council. 

How much can I apply for? 

Organisations that run projects and activities for Islington residents can apply for grants up to £5,000.

Priority is given to organisations working with people who are experiencing poverty and/or isolation. 

See our joint Community Chest Annual Review for 2014/5 below

Making an application: 

Before applying for a grant please read the online guidance for applicants.​

The deadlines for applications in 2016/2017 are:

  • Round 1: 12 noon on Monday 9th May 2016 

  • Round 2: 12 noon on Monday 5th September 2016

  • Round 3: 12 noon on Monday 16th January 2017

The dates for 2017/ 2018 are yet to be confirmed.

    Further Information

The Cripplegate Foundation - contact here 

Islington Council Community Partnerships - partnerships@islington.gov.uk​​​​

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