Ukrainian Support Fund

An online application process for local groups

H&F Giving and Hammersmith & Fulham Council have launched the Ukrainian Support Fund, awarding grants to community organisations which support Ukrainian refugees living in the local community. The funding has been raised via community and corporation funding.

We are looking to distribute a total of £7,000 to local Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) organisations to support Ukrainians who have fled the war to live in Hammersmith & Fulham.  This is to support local services, activities and events such as:

  • Cultural
  • Sports
  • Social activities
  • Music
  • Arts & crafts
  • English language learning
  • Advice services

The funding criteria

  • We are inviting established VCS organisations with a track record in supporting residents in Hammersmith and Fulham to apply for a grant of up to £2,000.
  • Projects must have distributed or fully committed the funding by 20 January 2023
  • Funding is to provide direct support to residents of Hammersmith & Fulham who have fled the war in Ukraine in 2022.
  • Examples of the types of items that could be funded are: staffing costs, hall rental for an event, refreshments, education resources, decorations.
  • All organisations receiving grants will be required to keep records of all expenditure and to provide a report on activities and spend.
  • All organisations which receive funding must have an up-to-date safeguarding policy and procedures and equal opportunity policy.

Timeline

  • Deadline for applications midnight Thursday 15 September 2022.
  • Applications will be assessed by representatives of our community adjudication panel by Wednesday 28 September.
  • We hope to inform you of the outcome of your application by Tuesday 4 October.
  • All groups which are successful in their application and are awarded a grant will be asked to provide a final report by 25 January 2023.

FAQs and Guidance

If you have any queries about your project’s eligibility, or for support in completing the form, please contact Flora, Executive Director, at team@hfgiving.org or on 07881 103827.