What types of activity does Camden Giving support?

Camden Giving supports activities that benefit the people who live and work in Camden.

Does Camden Giving support 'core costs'?

We recognise that management and running costs are integral to running an impactful projects and we are happy to consider applications that include a percentage for 'core costs'. This is judged on a case-by-case basis. We do not currently have any funds that soley support on-going costs.

What documents do I need to apply for a grant?

It depends how much you are applying for and what legal status (if any) your organisation has. Please refer to the guidance notes provided for each fund.

Do we need to be a registered charity to make an application?

No. But you do need to be a not-for-profit organisation that benefits the people of Camden. You must be have a not-for-profit status to apply to us for more than £10,000, this includes CIO's, CIC's and social enterprises.

How can I get help with my application?

Email our team at admin@camdengiving.org.uk, with all your inquires about our application process.  

We host events to support applicants, click here for dates and times

You can also contact VAC, who are able to offer support with applying for funding. Contact Simone Hensby from VAC, at shensby@vac.org.uk, or call on 020 7284 6555.

How do I appeal a decision made by the grants panel?

Decisions made by the grants panel are final, however you can give us feedback on how we can make grants more accessible by emailing director@camdengiving.org.uk. We encourage unsuccessful applicants to reapply for other grants we have available. 

How can I share my thoughts on improving Camden Giving?

We would love to hear your thoughts on how Camden Giving can help to make Camden a fairer place to live and work. To discuss your ideas please contact admin@camdengiving.org.uk .

The decisions made by our grants panels are final. 

When will I find out if my grant has been successful?

You aim to inform applicatns of the result of their applications within 16 weeks of applying. 

Can I reapply?


Camden Giving's KX Fund welcomes repeat applications regardless of whether you were successful or unsuccessful.

The Camden Fund welcomes new applications from previously unsuccessful applicants, organisations can only receive 1 small and 1 large grant over the duration of the fund.

Can I get feedback on my application?

Yes. We give feedback on every application and we are happy to give more detailed information when requested.