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 United Charities Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In line with Government advice, Hammersmith United Charities has invoked our Business Continuity Plan and implemented a new operating model focussed on keeping the residents of our Almshouses, our team, contractors and partners safe and well during the Coronavirus pandemic. (more…)

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Grants Awarded April 2020

Hammersmith United Charities Coronavirus Crisis Funding

We are proud of our grantees’ heroic response to the coronavirus crisis. Our community has acted swiftly to find radical new ways to support local vulnerable people whilst observing social distance rules; ramped up capacity to cope with a massive surge in demand; and, showed courage and commitment in the face of frightening and uncertain circumstances.

In April 2020 the Trustees were pleased to award the following grants in response to the coronavirus crisis.

The next award of grants is due in September 2020, further details will be published closer to the time. Please keep an eye on the grants section of our website.

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H&F CAN and UNITED Community fund

UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham has launched a Coronavirus (Covid-19) Community Fund for local non profit organisations. Find all the information and the link to the online application form: (more…)

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RE: Covid-19

In light of the recent developments around Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), we are now limiting access to our premises to all external visitors.

Please avoid coming in person to our offices the majority of our staff is now working from home.

To get in touch, please email:

Housing: morris.berhane@hamunitedcharities.com

Please note we’re still welcoming application forms for housing (via email or post), but the admission process might get delayed in the weeks to come.

Grants: grants@hamunitedcharities.com

General enquiries: officeadmin@hamunitedcharities.com

 

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