Lewisham Council - Telegraph Hill Assembly

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Top priorities for Telegraph Hill Assembly

  • ​U​nemployment and skills development
  • Activities for older people
  • Neighbourliness and tackling social isolation
  • Community safety, wellbeing and tackling antisocial behaviour

Telegraph Hill Assembly fund 2018–19

The assembly fund is now open. There is £15,000 available in total and the maximum amount that you can apply for £5,000.

Funding criteria

This year we are looking for projects that promote community action for the benefit Telegraph Hill. This means that we will be looking for projects that are designed to address at least one of the following criteria:

  • Bring groups of residents together to work on a project or tackle a problem.
  • Encourage intergenerational activities & sharing.
  • Foster a sense of neighbourliness and tackling social isolation.
  • Improve community safety, wellbeing and tackling anti-social behaviour.

As well as meeting at least one of these priorities, your application should:

  • offer direct benefit to people who live, work or study in Telegraph Hill
  • show evidence of need, and whether a similar resource exists in the ward
  • provide value for money
  • be sustainable once assembly funding stops.

How to apply

  • Download and complete the application form and send it to sarah.lang@lewisham.gov.uk.
  • The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday 15 October 2018.
  • If you have any questions, email Sarah Lang or call her on 020 8314 6306.

Next steps

The coordinating group will meet after the deadline has passed to discuss each application. Their decisions will be made based on the funding criteria.

Successful applications will then be presented at the assembly on 27 November for approval.

Examples of previously funded projects

We have previously supported local projects including:

• health walks to tackle social isolation.
• activities for older people and people living with mental health conditions.
• creating a rooftop garden for a charity supporting abused children.
• a job club for young people.
• tree planting and bird box making.