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The Hackney Youth Sport Fund 2018/19

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The Hackney Youth Sports Fund is awarded to young people to support their progression in their chosen sport.  Funding can be requested for equipment, travel, accommodation, competition fees, specialist coaching/support fees and other similar expenditure. The fund is open to young people with sporting potential who live or go to school in the borough. Funding is also available to community clubs that wish to provide provision and opportunity in sport for young people.

The 2018/19 application closing dates are at 12 noon on:  

  • Round 1: Friday 28 September 2018
  • Round 2: Monday 28 January 2019

Guidance and application forms can be downloaded from Alternatively hard/email copies can be sent on request by  contacting  the Council's Leisure & Physical Activity Team at or 020 8356 4897.


Let's Talk - Tuesday 26th June 2018

Source By: City and Hackney CCG

For more information or to book please click here




Source By: Work SKills Training

Why choose this course?

Work Skills Learning are a leading provider of expert training with a proven track record for training teaching assistants and support staff and have been partners with Hackney Learning Trust since 2007 and Hackney Works since 2016. We have worked with many schools over the past few years in and around the Hackney area.

For more information click here- Level_1_Teaching_in_Schools_Course_June_2018.pdf

Ulverscroft Foundation

Source By: Ulverscroft Foundation

The Ulverscroft Foundation supports projects which will have a positive effect on the quality of life of visually impaired people (blind and partially sighted).

Their funding is channelled via recognised organisations which help the visually impaired, for example, libraries, hospitals, clinincs, schools and colleges, and social and welfare organisations.

Applications should be made in writing (they do not have an application form). Make your proposal as detailed as possible. Include details of your current service to the visually impaired, if any, and how the proposed project will be integrated or enhanced. If possible, please give an estimate of how many visually impaired people use/will use your service. Also include the amount of funding obtained to date, if any, and the names of other organisations to whom you have applied.

They ask that organisations send a copy of their latest annual report and accounts with their application.

Please note:

  • Due to the large number of appeals they receive, if they have given or considered giving a grant or a donation to an organisation they are unable to consider fresh appeals until a period of 12 to 18 months have elapsed
  • They do not generally grant assistance towards salaries and general running costs
  • They rarely give grants to individuals
  • The success of any appeal is dependent on the level of funding available at the time of consideration.

Application Form: Apply in writing - see guidance.

Deadline: Trustees meet quarterly to consider appeals in January, April, July and October each year; deadlines for appeals are the fifteenth day of the previous month.

Contact: The Ulverscroft Foundation, The Green, Bradgate Road, Anstey, Leicestershire, LE7 7FU Tel: 0116 236 1595 Fax: 0116 236 1594 Email:


SHARING LESSONS FROM CHILD SAFEGUARDING REVIEWS – “Protect Children and Young People from Harm”

Source By: Hackney CVS, CYPPF- Children and Young People's Provider Forum

Safeguarding children and young people is everybody’s responsibility but sometimes, despite the involvement of many services, children come to harm. Sharing lessons from Child Safeguarding Reviews provides an opportunity reflect, review and revise your internal systems.

Themes of recent reviews have included:  unexplained physical injuries and missing or absent children Chronic Neglect, disability, historic sexual abuse by foster carers, domestic abuse, responding to adolescent criminality.

Voluntary and community organisations are invited to attend this special session on Thursday 5th July 1.30 to 3.30pm at Hackney CVS.

This session is important for staff working with adults and children: Safeguarding leads, frontline staff  and line managers.

 Alma Reisel, CHSCB Community Partnership Advisor and Sandra Reid, CHSCB Business & Performance Manager will share the facts, findings and future recommendations.

Take action: attend, listen, learn and share. Protect Children and Young People from Harm

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