Community ward funding

Every ward in the borough has an annual allocation of £10,000 to spend on local projects. This grant is for local improvement projects or initiatives that meet the our priority to help all of our residents enjoy a good quality of life.

The application portal for the second round of 2018/19 Community Ward Funding is now open

Successful projects will be announced from Monday 29 October. If you have submitted an application via the online application form, please wait until you receive an email with your offer letter. You will then be directed to provide further information in the requirements section of your project account.

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Keep track of your log in credentials. Once you have made an application; you can then log into your account to enter bank details and upload receipts and photos of your completed project.

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Read the ward funding guidelines to inform your application and find out what happens next.

    My ward funding application has been successful, when do I have to complete my project by?

    2018/19 funding

    If you applied for 2018/19 funding, you must complete your project and submit your project evidence by 31 March 2019.

    If you submitted a special 2018 summer event application form, you must complete your event and submit all relevant project receipts by 31 August 2018.

    2017/18 funding

    If you applied for 2017/18 funding, you must complete your project by 31 May 2019 and submit all relevant project receipts by 30 June 2019.

    Funding for all previous years is closed.

    We have introduced funding rounds and brought the project completion date to the end of the same financial year to make the grant management process more efficient and ensure all funds are fully utilised.

    Why has the process for community ward funding changed?

    Applicants for community ward funding must now complete an online application form and funding rounds have been introduced. This new way of managing applications and grants will be much easier, reliable and transparent for applicants and decision makers.

     

    2018-19 Funded Projects Click to get info

    Cann Hall - current spend

    • Improving street scene - Odessa Road - £500
    • East London Boxing community Togetherness project - £500
    • CannHallCan Events in Your Park - £675.79
    • Over 50's outings - £500
    • Boxing4life - £2,000
    • Stem Project VEE&T ltd - £1,815
    • Royal Wedding Street Party - £481

    Cann Hall total - £6,471,79

    Cathall - current spend

    • East London Boxing academy togetherness project - £500
    • Over 50s outings - £500
    • Moving on stage 2 - £1,000
    • Boxing4Life Cathall - £1,000
    • The Man Den  - £500
    • Lime Tree Surgery Open Day - £491

    Cathall total - £3,991

    Chapel End - Current spend

    • Ardleigh Road Wildflower Meadows - £250
    • Farnan Avenue Street Party (application for funding) - £250
    • Brightening the Billet - £500
    • Yard sessions - £250
    • Neighbourhood Street Party - Garner Road - £205
    • Let's Ball - £1,390

    Chapel End total - £2,845

    Chingford Green - current spend

    • Stanley Road Neighbourhood Watch - Request self watering up the pole hanging baskets for Stanley Road - £500
    • Ladies night - £500
    • Chingford Green Ward - This is a no cold calling area signage - £500
    • Organiclea's Woodland Classroom - £1,000
    • Chingford Green Ward Panel - £500

    Chingford Green total - £3,000

    Endlebury - current spend

    • Woodland Road Street Party - £447.87
    • Love North Chingford  (Community Project) - £740
    • Wingrove Hall double glazing project - £1,500
    • The Great Get Together - £100

    Endlebury total - £2,787.87

    Forest - current spend

    • Halloween Park Pumpkin Carving and Crafts - £500
    • Festive Community Singalong - £500
    • Forest View Street Festival - £500
    • Building Links - £230
    • FORA Forest Ward Residents Community Locked - £2,000
    • Positive Youth Diversionary and Social Skills - £1,000
    • Engaging Communities - £1,500

    Forest total - £6,230

    Grove Green - current spend

    • Contact the elderly / once a month - tea party - £500
    • Richmond Road Pocket Park - £200
    • Outings for the over 50's - £500
    • Moving On Stage 2 - £1,063
    • Positive Youth Diversionary and Social Skills  - £750
    • Norlington Street Party - £556
    • Spring Seniors Lunch - £2,500
    • Autumn Concert - £2,000

    Grove Green total - £8,069

    Hale End & Highams Park - Current spend

    • CreativiTEA - £500
    • Wisdom Warriors Chair Yoga - £500
    • The Highams Park Colour Festival (Fest) - £500
    • YogaTeens - £500
    • Highams Park Day 2019 - £1,000
    • hSpark Radio - £750
    • Events in The Highams Park Plan Area - £1,500
    • Urvelton Road Street Party - £300
    • Street Party Big Lunch - £476
    • Warboys Crescent street party - £62
    • Community BBQ and gardening day - £500

    Hale End & Highams Park total - £6,588

    Hatch Lane - current spend

    • Apple Day at Pimp Hall Nature Reserve and Park - £500
    • Pimp Hall Nature Reserve Activities and projects - £1,200
    • Highams Park Day 2019 - £1,000
    • Events in The Highams Park 2019 - £1,445
    • hSpark Radio - £1,250
    • Events in The Highams Park Plan Area - £1,945
    • Wingrove Hall double glazing project - £2,300
    • Highams Park Forum - £300

    Hatch Lane total - £10,000

    High Street - current spend

    • St James Street Carol Concert - £300
    • Coppermill Creative Hub - £386
    • Parent Led Workshops - £300
    • New Parent Weekly Drop In Group - £450
    • Cleveland Park Residents Community Initiatives - £450
    • Community Events @ The Mill in Sept, Oct, and Nov - £480
    • Young Creative Curator project - £500
    • Business English Study - £500
    • St Michael & All Angels Open Door Community project - £400
    • Cassiobury Road Street Party - £500
    • Heidi Unlikely research and development - £500
    • Stoneydown Park Film Night - £750
    • Junior Art Club - £1,000
    • Folk Festival in Walthamstow - £500
    • Stoneydown Park Festival  - £1,200
    • Chester Road Street Party - £266
    • Elmfield Road Street Party - £500
    • Mural on Coppermill Lane - £500

    High Street total - £9,982

    Higham Hill - current spend

    • Higham Hill Hub CIC - £1,000

    Higham Hill total spend - £1,000

    Hoe Street - current spend

    • Loving Trees - £191
    • WVRA Annual Village Carols - £450
    • Community and guerrilla garden project - £500
    • Clarendon Road Green Space - £500
    • New trees for Pendlestone Road - £500
    • Bremer Garage street painting - £500
    • Building Links - £500
    • Hoe Street Ward Children Exploring and Experimenting with The Colourbox - £1,000
    • TriO Community Launch, Three Events - £1,500
    • Mosaics made with the community for 1)Church Hill 2) Aubrey Road 3)WSFG allotment - £1,000
    • Pensioners day trip to paradise wildlife park - £725
    • Milton Road - £450
    • Granville Road Street Party - £250
    • E17 Puppet Project - £500

    Hoe Street total spend - £8,566

    Larkswood - current spend

    • Edward avenue street party - £150
    • Safer Neighbourhood - Alleyway Gates Project - £500
    • Songs & Smiles - £600
    • Chingford Fashion Show - £1,500
    • Facilities improvement at Chingford Bowling Club - £2,000

    Larkswood Total - £4,750

    Lea Bridge - current spend

    • Brightening up our corners - £300
    • Creation of new allotments at Low Hall Farm - £500
    • Moving On Stage 2 - £700
    • Developing Writing and Acting skills - £1,500
    • Children & Young people activities - £1,500

    Lea Bridge total spend - £4,500

    Leyton - current spend

    • Sparks to Art: Epilepsy Painted - £110
    • Positive Youth Diversionary and Social Skills development Activities for 4 to 14 year olds - £1,000
    • KTFC Be Counted - £1,000
    • Winter Feast - Leyton - £900
    • Parental Connection Q-Time - £500
    • Farmer Road Street Party - £400

    Leyton total spend - £3,910

    Leytonstone - current spend

    • Leytonstone Christmas Market - £437
    • For Her: Information and Support Service - £499.86
    • Vintage Tea for Seniors in Waltham Forest - £500
    • Elderlead - Helping the over 50 volunteer for mentoring students in school - £500
    • Go Wild Families – Discover nature in the inner  - £500

    Leytonstone total spend - £2,436.86

    Markhouse - current spend

    • Doing It Ourselves: The First Neighbourhood Co-operative Nursery, Walthamstow - £490
    • Ringwood, Tennyson & Gosport Road Street party - £500
    • Hornbeam JoyRiders - £1,000
    • KTFC Be Counted - £1,000
    • Thomas Gamuel Park Fitness & Fun - £1,000
    • Positive Routes - £1,000
    • 50th Celebrations of the Victoria Line - £1,000
    • Planting and Public  Engagement: Queen's Road The Friends of Walthamstow (Queen's Cemetery) - £1,500
    • Springfield Road Street Party - £304

    Markhouse total spend - £7,794

    Valley - current spend

    • Heathers' Happy Mondays Stay & Play Group - £286
    • Improved safety and security for allotment community - £495
    • Twixmas - £500
    • Haseya Magic Forest - £500
    • Songs & Smiles - £600
    • Flower bed planting and upkeep - £690
    • Wingrove Hall double glazing project - £1,000
    • Christmas Tree Lighting Event - £1,220
    • Facilities improvement at Chingford Bowling Club - £2,000

    Valley total spend - £7,291

    William Morris - current spend

    • Elphinstone Road Street Party - £200
    • Eid Party - £425
    • CreativiTEA - £500
    • Bedford Road Residents Group Street Planting - £500
    • William Morris Ward Children Exploring and Experimenting with the Colourbox - £985.73
    • Gnome House Girls' Club - £1,200
    • Priory Court Youth Club with Basketball Activity - £1,200
    • The Winns Primary School Community Day - £120
    • Russell Road Street Party - £104
    • Summer outing for the older people / PC Luncheon - £500
    • Ruby Road Street Party - £500
    • Let's Ball - £100

    William Morris total spend - £7,224.73

    Wood Street - current spend

    • Greville Road Summer Street Pary - £83
    • Turner Road Gardeners - £214
    • Ravenswood Rd Street Party - £200
    • Ferndale Avenue Residents Street Party - £200
    • A Little Free Library for Bisterne Avenue Park - £500
    • Creche + Co (créche + coworking) - £500
    • Wood St Ward: Wonder with Light at the colourbox - £985.73
    • Harvesting All Year Round - £1,000
    • Make and Play at Bisterne Park - £1,688.35
    • Midsumer Party - £99.32
    • Chestnut Avenue Street Party - £176
    • Big Summer Lunch  - £143
    • Wood Street First Variety Show - £1,470

    Wood Street total - £7,259.40

    Contact Click to get info

    Email: Community Ward Funding Team

    Please note that we are no longer accepting applications in the previous format. All applications must be submitted as an online application form.

    For help with your application or general support with getting active online connect with our Digital Champions by attending a drop-in session near you.