In exciting news for community groups, on the last day of Giving Week Councillor Dominic Twomey announced that £30,000 of additional funding will be made available to community groups this year.
Councillor Saima Ashraf Deputy Leader of the Council London Borough of Barking & Dagenham Cabinet Member for Community Leadership and Engagement says:
Councillor Twomey Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Finance, Performance & Core Services announced the funding in a special video made following social distancing guidelines, outside the Town Hall.
Geraud de Ville de Goyet, Chief Executive of BD Giving says:
One community decision-maker described what’ it’s like to be involved in participatory grant making: