Dr Edwards and Bishop King’s Fulham Charity


Would you be interested in joining the team at our charity? Or do you know someone else who might be interested? We are looking to recruit a Trustee. The role would suit someone who has a good knowledge of Fulham, and who understands the effects of urban poverty. You would help us grant funding to improve the lives of local people that are facing hardship and distress.


You would need good decision making skills. You would also need to be able to attend a reasonable number of meetings in each year. These meetings will be concerned with the management of grant giving, as well as with the overall governance of the Charity.


We would welcome applications which reflect the diversity of our local community.


This is an unpaid position, but reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.


For further information, ring Jonathan Martin (Executive Director) on

020 7386 9387

or email


We are currently recruiting for volunteers from the local area to support us with Academic Support. Volunteers can be of all ages and all backgrounds. The more the merrier! As such, I was wondering if I would be able to advertise this opportunity through your platform to local residents?


We would be looking for volunteers to start in October with the new academic year. Timings as follows:

  • Monday and Thursday, 3.45-5.45pm- Secondary Academic Support
  • Tuesday and Wednesday, 3.15-5.15pm – Primary Academic Support

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Free weekly plant walks for families in White City to reveal the hidden science and medicine in plant foods.

Wednesdays 4.30-6pm from 15 Sept-27 Oct 2021

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See live theatre again at Kiln Theatre for their new production NW Trilogy (please see e-flyer here).

£10 tickets are available for all performances from Mon 6 to Sat 18 Sept.

To book you can call the Box Office on 0207 328 1000 (phonelines open Tue – Thu 12pm – 2pm) or online and use my promocode BID.

Online fundraising platform Localgiving, together with the Postcode Community Trust have announced that this year’s Magic Little Grants grants programme has re-opened for applications. Small charities. community groups, school and groups connected to schools can apply for grants of up to £500 to launch or strengthen their services. To be eligible applicant organisations will need to have an annual income of below £250,000. As well as receiving a Magic Little Grant, successful organisations that are new to Localgiving will also be given a free annual membership with Localgiving worth £96. This membership gives them access to all of Localgiving’s wider online fundraising services, such as regular fundraising campaigns and training. The closing date for applications is the 31st October 2021. Magic Little Grants (England, Scotland and Wales)

The next round of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust’s Rights and Justice programme is open for applications. The Funding priorities for this scheme are the protection and promotion of human rights and their enforcement in the UK; promoting rights and justice for minorities who face the most severe forms of racism; the promotion of rights and justice for refugees and other migrants; and responding to the dual harms of Covid-19 and systemic racism. The Trust makes grants to a range of organisations including registered, excepted or exempt charities across the UK. The deadline to register is the 12th November 2021 and the deadline to apply is 5pm on the 29th November 2021. Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust – Rights and Justice (UK)

Not for profit organisations such as special schools; registered charities; voluntary organisations; churches; and community interest groups; etc. can apply for grants of up to £10,000 per year for up to 3 years for projects that help children and young people overcome the effects of illness, distress, abuse or neglect; disability; behavioural or psychological difficulties; and poverty and deprivation. The funding is being made available through the BBC Children in Needs small grants programme and the next closing date for applications is 11.30 am on the 6th October 2021. Grants to Support Disadvantaged Children (UK)

Civil Society have reported that the project will be chaired by Becky Hewitt, former chief executive of the charity Changing Faces, who said that the pandemic had shown that charities ‘urgently need to change our attitude to flexible working’. Read the article here.