Our team builds relationships with inspiring people and organisations, and works with them to change local lives. We also help make it easy for people to give. Find out more about our team, including how to contact them.
You can also get in touch with us any time using firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Board makes strategic decisions to ensure we can be as effective as possible in our support for life changing work in our borough.
Our Board Members are local residents, and people who work in and care about Islington.
Some of our Board Members represent organisations who have been working to change lives in London for many years. Others are part of global businesses operating in the borough. All contribute to address poverty and inequality in Islington:
We are proud to be at the forefront of the place-based giving movement, a new way of connecting people with their communities to create change. This approach is growing nationwide.
As the first ‘Giving’ in London, we inspired the London’s Giving movement, which is now active in 20 boroughs.
In 2010, local people came together with local and national organisations to launch Islington Giving at the offices of The Guardian, on York Way. Together, they wanted to act on the findings of the ‘Invisible Islington’ report, published by Cripplegate Foundation in 2008.
The report shone a light on the complex challenges facing many Islington residents. Because we believe that everyone in Islington deserves a good life, the report made us determined to bring people together from all walks of life, so that we could improve the lives of residents.
Together, since 2010:
You can see who is involved, and the difference giving makes near you, by using our interactive map.
Every penny donated to Islington Giving is spent supporting life-changing work in the local community.
Cripplegate Foundation administers Islington Giving, and hold all fiduciary and legal responsibility for us. Cripplegate Foundation is a registered charity, number 207499, and company limited by guarantee, number 6129936.