Funding Success Stories (Westminster): Promoting Healthy Minds

Innovation Fund Feedback from our friends at the Abbey Centre The Abbey Centre was awarded the Innovation Fund to host a Healthy Minds Networking Event on the 11th April 2018. Healthy Minds Networking Event enabled 34 partner organisations to come together and promote their services, offer taster sessions and engage with service users. A total…

Funding Success Stories (Westminster): The Home for Good History Project

Innovation Fund Feedback from our friends at The Passage The Passage was awarded the Innovation Fund to ensure people build a fulfilling life after the trauma of homelessness, maintain their tenancies and flourish in new communities by providing a homelessness prevention project. The project is due to run up until end of financial year 2019….

Funding Success Stories (Hammersmith): Get Out There! In Winter

Innovation Fund Feedback from our friends at Hammersmith Community Gardens Association (HCGA) HCGA was awarded the Innovation Fund to support volunteers to facilitate local trips out for residents during the winter period. The project commenced on the 3rd April 2018. The project ran a series of trips targeted at our socially isolated and vulnerable volunteers…

Funding Success Stories (Kensington & Chelsea): Chelsea Physic Garden

Innovation Fund Feedback from our friends at Chelsea Physic Garden Chelsea Physic Garden was awarded the Innovation Fund to design and run a community garden space that can use volunteers from the DAWS service and teach local residents the therapeutic benefits of gardening. The project commenced on the 19th November 2018. Nine clients from Turning…

Funding Success Stories: Westminster St Mungos fishing group

Innovation Fund Feedback from our friends at St Mungos At the beginning of 2018, two St Mungo’s clients living in our Westminster Move on & Resettlement Service discovered a mutual love for fishing. Thanks to a grant from the Innovation Fun, they organised, advertised and went on a series of fishing trips, promoting social inclusion…

Funding Success Stories (Westminster): Society Unlimited

The event took place over a six week period at the end of last year. The workshop sessions were attended by 20 volunteers who constructed a piece of drama to highlight the impact of addiction on communities.The final performance piece took place at the Beethoven Centre in Queens Park and was attended by 100 members…

Funding Success Stories (Westminster): SouthWestFest

This summer the Innovation Fund granted £2500 of seed funding to support hosting the Health Zone at this summers SouthWestFest. SouthWestFest is a community fuse box of great ideas, fun activities and engaging events. We aim to produce a community festival to showcase arts, culture and support sector groups and community services which take place…