PATH - Working Together for Play.

Useful Links

Funding Links

Awards for All
They award grants of between £300 and £10,000 for people to take part in art, sport, heritage and community activities, and projects that promote education, the environment and health in the local community.

Jack Petchey Foundation
The Jack Petchey Foundation funds projects for young people aged between 11 and 25 in London. It supports projects that help young people to overcome problems and to develop self-esteem.

BBC Children in Need

Awards grants each year to organisations supporting disadvantaged children and young people in the UK.

The Directory of Social Change
Operates and
two CDs - Grant Making Trusts CD Rom and the CD ROM Company Giving Guide.

Capacity Building Links

Tower Hamlets Council for Voluntary Services

Independent council for all voluntary sector projects in Tower Hamlets.

East London Business Alliance (ELBA)
ELBA acts as a channel for business skills and experience to contribute to the social regeneration of East London

Volunteer Centre Tower Hamlets
formerly Volunteer Action Tower Hamlets or VATH), is the Volunteer Centre for the borough. They are a quality accredited member of Volunteering England, the national body for Volunteer Centres.

London Voluntary Service Council
Very good for training courses, and their LVSC's Personnel Employment Advice and Conciliation Service (PEACe) offers expert support and advice on all employment related issues to voluntary sector employers and advisors in London

National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)
NCVO is a registered charity (number 225922), a company limited by guarantee, number 198344 England, who is giving voice and support to voluntary and community organisations.

Information for voluntary and community organisations


Useful Documents


Other Relevant Organisations

London Play

Play England

Play Wales

Play Scotland

Play Board Play in Northern Ireland

Sugradh - Play in Ireland