Peabody Community Fund

This fund is currently closed for applications, and will reopen later in the year. Please sign up to our monthly grants ebulletin to stay up to date with our grants that are currently open.

If you'd like to understand more about the fund please take a look at the summary information below, and the guidelines for the last funding round by clicking on the buttons below or at the top right hand side of the screen.

The Peabody Community Fund exists to support projects and activities designed to improve the quality of life of Peabody residents and the wider community. Projects must align with one or more of the three fund themes:

  • Healthy –  helping people with their physical and mental wellbeing  
  • Happyhelping people make the most out of their lives through active citizenship, volunteering and community involvement
  • Wealthysupporting people to become financially independent through employment, enterprise and education

Eligibility

The fund is able to support ongoing/regular activities benefitting residents of all ages and priority will be given to:

  • Organisations/projects addressing the needs of the most disadvantaged members of the community
  • Peabody resident-led projects. If an applicant organisation is not resident-led, they will need to demonstrate strong connections with local residents, strong partnership working in the locality, a commitment to the locality after the proposed project is complete, and a clear understanding of community needs
  • Youth-led projects up to the age of 24
  • There will also be restricted funds for projects supporting Peabody residents living in Waltham Forest and Thamesmead (on the Bexley/Greenwich boroughs border)

Note: Activities must demonstrate the beneficiaries will primarily be Peabody residents. To find out where Peabody estates are near you, please refer to the Peabody website.

Income Threshold: Applicants must have an annual income of less than £100,000. However, organisations with an annual income of under £500,000 are eligible to apply if they have a proven track record of working with Peabody residents.

Grant size

Grants of between £500 and £10,000 are available. 

The funding request can be a maximum of £10,000 over 1 or 2* years.

*Please note if you are applying for a 2 year grant, you can only request up to £10,000 for the entire period, not per year.

How to apply

This fund is currently closed for applications. If you’d like to understand more about the fund please take a look at the guidelines for the last funding round by clicking on the buttons below or at the top right hand side of the screen. The online application form guidelines are there to help you when the fund reopens.

Deadlines

This fund is now closed. (There are normally two application rounds per year).

Contact us

When the fund reopens later in 2019, if you have any questions or would like to chat through anything relating to the fund or your application, please contact us on 020 7582 5117 or at info@londoncf.org.uk

The Peabody Community Team will also also be available to help groups who need support developing their application. For support from Peabody please contact the Community Team on 020 3828 3588 or e-mail community.projects@peabody.org.uk