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Downham Assembly Fund 2017–18

The assembly fund is a budget allocated to each of the 18 Lewisham wards to meet the priorities as set by the ward assembly.

How much is available

There is £12,500 available for Downham and there is no cap on the amount you can apply for. However, if applying for more than £2,000 you will need to have conducted robust research and be able to not only evidence the need for your project but to also demonstrate it is a high value project that will have a greater impact on the ward.

What can it be spent on

It must be linked to at least one of the Downham Assembly priorities listed below.

How do I apply

Download and complete the assembly fund 2017–18 application form and send it to Ali.williams2@lewisham.gov.uk. Please read the important information on page eight of the form.
The deadline date for applications is Monday 20 November 2017.

Top priorities for Downham Assembly

  • Cleaner, greener, safer Downham.
  • Older people and intergenerational projects.
  • Health & wellbeing.




Help with Job Hunting and CVs - National Careers Service Free

Downham Library 
24 November 9am to 5pm

Please book to see our careers advisor for help with all aspects of job searching and career development, whether you are employed or not. Please call 0203 714 8350 to book an hour long slot on a Friday between 9-1 or 2-5. Booking essential.

Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 
24 November 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.

Saturday Morning Football Club

Forster Memorial Park 
25 November 10am to 12 noon

Sports Fun 4 All provide a fun filled, inclusive environment for boys and girls of mixed abilities where they can learn the fundamentals of football focusing on passing and dribbling. All staff are FA qualified, First Aid, Safeguarding and DBS checked


Downham Health & Leisure Centre 
25 November  12 noon to 1pm

There are lots of parties to choose from at the Centre. Parties include mermaid, pool inflatable, swimming party, bouncy castle. roller skating and much more!

Family Film Showing Free

Downham Library 
25 November 12.30PM to 2.30PM

From children's classics to the latest releases, enjoy our free film screenings in the upstairs library meeting room. No need to book.

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