Lewisham Council - Downham Assembly

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Downham Assembly fund 2018–19

The assembly fund is now open for applications from local groups and organisations.

Funding criteria

Your proposal should reflect one or more of our priorities:

  • children and young people
  • older people and intergenerational projects
  • creating a high quality living environment.

How much is available?

There is £12,500 available.

There is no cap on the amount you can apply for. If applying for more than £2,000 you will need to have conducted robust research and be able to:

  • evidence the need for your project
  • demonstrate it is a high value project that will have a greater impact on the ward.

How to apply

  • Download and complete the application form and send it to Ali.williams2@lewisham.gov.uk.
  • The deadline for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 18 November 2018.

Examples of previously funded projects

We have previously supported local projects such as:

  • 1 Life Tea Dance
  • Downham Celebrates Festival
  • Downham Choir
  • Downham Football
  • Kid’s Kitchen
  • London Garden Workshop
  • Raiders Netball.




Saturday Morning Football Club

Forster Memorial Park 
20 October 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

Craft Club Free

Downham Library 
20 October 10.30AM to 12 noon

Create a new fun craft every week. For ages 5-12, no need to book.


Downham Health & Leisure Centre 
20 October  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!

Black History Month film showing Free

Downham Library 
20 October 12.30PM to 2.30PM

A copy of the film schedule can be collected from the library.

Family Film Showing Free

Downham Library 
20 October 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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