The Big Conversation

As part of our preparations for our 400th anniversary, we have run a comprehensive programme of community engagement and consultation which we have called the Big Conversation. We have been talking to as many stakeholders as possible – grantees, council members and officials, service providers, voluntary groups, businesses and developers. Both staff and trustees have been involved in these conversations and the emphasis has been on listening and learning. The process – which is ongoing – has helped us deepen our understanding of our Area of Benefit by seeing it from such a wide range of perspectives.  It has helped us understand how we might focus our contribution, supported the development of partnerships and underpinned the creation of UNITED in Hammersmith and Fulham.

UNITED in Hammersmith and Fulham is part of a network of London place based giving schemes coordinated by London Funders.

 

Hammersmith Reflections – the first few months of new CEO Victoria

In November I was proud to be appointed as the new CEO of Hammersmith United Charities. (more…)

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New deadline for grant applications

And grants awarded January 2019

You have now time until the 24th April to submit your grant application.

You can find more information and the new application form HERE.

For the list of grants awarded in January 2019 please have a look on the right.

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What’s new at Hammersmith United Charities

our brand new newsletter!

As part of our 400th celebrations last summer, we asked everyone who participated in the “big party” to write a wish for the charity’s future. A very clear message which came out of those wishes was for the members of the charity – residents, staff and trustees – to work more holistically together.
This newsletter – looking at all aspects of the charity and jointly produced by residents and staff – is our first initiative to put that aspiration into practice.

You can read it here – let us know what you think!

 

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Trustee Adam Matan awarded an OBE

We are delighted to announce that one of our Trustees and member of our Grants Committee, Adam Matan, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s honours list for services to the Somali community.

Adam is Managing Director of the Anti Tribalism Movement a non profit organisation tackling tribalism and inequalities within communities. The organisation is working towards a cohesive and dynamic society where every person’s rights are protected regardless of tribe, clan, gender or political belief. He is also Chair of Hammersmith and Fulham’s new resident-led Policing and Crime Commission which will examine the root causes of crime and anti-social behaviour in the neighbourhood.

 

Congratulations Adam!

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