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Our bold approach to learning & participation

Barking & Dagenham Giving is pleased to announce the publication of our first ever Learning and Participation strategy where we articulate our bold approach to grant-making. Since 2020 we have distributed over £200,000 in grants using participatory means and aim to at least match that amount in 2022/23. While we’ve published

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Community Steering Group Take the Driving Seat of Investment

This blog summarises what Barking & Dagenham Giving’s Steering Group did in their third workshop where we learned how we might source deals for the Endowment Fund. In the third workshop of the Community Steering Group (CSG) we covered a lot! We learnt about potential deals for the Community Endowment

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Communities’ Pot – Grant announcements!

Barking & Dagenham Giving is pleased to announce the twenty recipients of the Communities’ Pot, who will each receive a grant of £1,500.00. This fund was delivered by BD Giving in partnership with LBBD council using a participatory grant-making process. A panel of local residents worked collaboratively over a fortnight to

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What would you choose, oranges, apples or lemons?

This blog summarises what Barking & Dagenham Giving’s Steering Group did in their first workshop on 25th November 2021.   In the first of 9 workshops a Community Steering Group (CSG) of local people explored their values and began to consider the kinds of issues and organisations they are inclined

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