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Annual Report: Islington Council’s Community Chest

11 July 2022

We are pleased to share our annual report on the Islington Council’s Community Chest (ICCC) programme, a partnership between Islington Council and Cripplegate Foundation which administers the fund.  The report includes a list of awarded grants, reach and demographics, and impact to date.

Read the report here 

ICCC exists to support small organisations that, with local knowledge and reach, make a big difference to residents. It provides small organisations with grants of up to £5,000. Priority is given to organisations that have an annual turnover of less than £50,000 and work with people who are experiencing poverty and isolation.

Who Islington Council’s Community Chest reached in 2021/2022:

  • 70 community groups applied to Islington Council’s Community Chest in 2021-22
  • 52 community groups (74% of applicants) were awarded funding, totalling grants of over £234,140
  • 11 (21%) of the 52 funded groups received Islington Council’s Community Chest funding for the first time
  • 16 (31%) of the 52 funded groups have received 5 or more grants

Read the report here