Hammersmith United Charities

6 Glenthorne Mews. London W6 0LJ. Tel: 020 8741 4326 Fax: 020 8748 7675
Photo by Steve Schofield

Providing housing for the elderly & grants for work to help people in need

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We offer grants to organisations working to prevent or relieve hardship or distress in our Area of Benefit. We welcome enquiries from groups of all sizes. We are particularly interested in working with groups with strong links to the communities they serve.

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15 May next grants deadline

April 17, 2014

All applications need to be with Melanie by 15 May or earlier if possible for the June grants committee meeting.


Sharing Food, Sharing lives

Sagal Osman from Good Effort for Health and Wellbeing enjoys the first of a series of events bringing women together in the North of the Area of Benefit to explore each other’s culinary traditions and to get to know each other. The aim is to encourage women who are often socially isolated to get to [...]


Big Local Community Chest Fund makes first grants

April 10, 2014

The Wormholt and White City Big Local Community Chest Fund has made its first 7 grants. The grants are to support projects initiated by residents of the Big Local area for the benefit of other residents. Projects supported include a cultural community day with food and activities outside for all; support for classes in jewellery [...]



Grants Surgery 29 May

April 17, 2014

We will be holding an informal grants surgery on Thursday 29 May from 2 – 3.30 at the Grove Neighbourhood Centre. You are very welcome to drop in to find out more about our grants process, to discuss a specific application or to talk more generally about a project idea.


Celebrate International Womens Day 8 March

February 28, 2014

The Masbro Centre have an exciting free event on Saturday 8 March to celebrate International Womens Day. From 2 – 5 pm there will be workshops, speakers, Women’s radio, zumba, Albert and Friends circus, food and music. Masbro Centre 87 Masbro Road W14.


Networking meeting for past and present grant recipients

February 14, 2014

We are holding a networking meeting for past, present (and potential) grant recipients themed around employment issues on 28 February at 10.30 at Glenthorne Mews. If you havent received an invitation and would like to come, please let us know.



Hammersmith United Charities provides homes for people over 60 within the area of benefit who are living on a low income and who would otherwise find it difficult to fund suitable homes for themselves. A limited number of women over 55 may also qualify.

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Trustees have the power to make grants to groups or individuals in the area of benefit to alleviate deprivation and hardship. As a result of the report commissioned by the Charity from the Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion at the London School of Economics and presented in 2009, the trustees now have access to detailed information about where the most deprived areas are and who needs help most.

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I appreciate living in JBH – the feeling of security is re-assuring, the garden is lovely, and the recent and on going refurbishments add to the overall surroundings. It is a very pleasant place to be.

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