Lewisham Local has funding programmes that distribute money to local good causes making a difference. Please see below for current and past funding programmes.

Lewisham Local has occasional funding programmes that distribute money to local good causes making a difference. Please see below for current and past funding programmes.

Current Funding Programmes

Lewisham Food Projects Small Grants – Closes 24 Jan 2021

Due to the huge generosity of the local public during Covid-19 we were able to work in partnership with Lewisham Food Bank to redistribute some of the donations to support small local food projects through bulk shopping.

Local food projects can apply for small grants up to £750 to help meet some of the current demand.

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How much funding we have distributed so far…

  • £118,303 so far during 2020/21
  • £9,975 during 2019/20

Funding Programmes

Lewisham Community Fund – Coming Soon

In December 2020 we started raising money from local people purchasing the Lewisham Local Card. When the proceeds raised reaches £5,000 the new Community Fund will be launched!

Lewisham Food Projects Small Grants – Open until 24 Jan 2021

Due to the huge generosity of the local public during Covid-19 we were able to work in partnership with Lewisham Food Bank to redistribute some of the donations to support small local food projects through bulk shopping.


Lewisham Launchpad 2020 – CLOSED

Lewisham Launchpad is a £55,000 partnership fund with Lewisham Council for innovative community ideas from individuals or small community groups. This fund has had two rounds so far ending in March 2020 and August 2020.

Lendlease Covid Fund (June 2020)CLOSED

During the Covid-19 pandemic Lendlease wanted to help and make a positive impact on the crisis response in Lewisham. Emerging evidence led to a focused fund for projects addressing BAME inequalities resulting in the partnership Familia Project.

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