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Read the latest community news, ideas and opportunities from Barking & Dagenham Giving.
National Lottery Community Fund Grant Awarded to Grow BD Giving’s Team

Barking & Dagenham Giving is grateful to have been awarded £358,160 over four years by the National Lottery Community’s Reaching Communities Fund for projects that work to make positive changes in their community. The new funding from The National Lottery Community Fund will allow BD Giving to recruit three new posts into

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Models of Community Investments

During Giving Week 2021, as part of our learning journey on local investment models we hosted an online workshop on “Investing in Our Future: Models of Community Ownership” in collaboration with Stir to Action. Following the decision by Barking and Dagenham Council on 15 December to establish an endowment EndowmentA

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Giving Week 2021: Celebrating our local community

On 21-25 June 2021, BD Giving organised its second ever Giving Week. We joined forces with local organisations to deliver free training, exciting talks, opportunities to participate, and shared some funding news. In this blog, we look back at what Giving Week achieved, what we have learned, and what we

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£30,000 for community groups announced at Giving Week!

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

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It’s Giving Week!

This Giving Week, 21st – 25th June 2021 we’ve got free training, exciting talks, opportunities to participate, and funding news for you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLFxWfUuP4A We have joined forces with local partners to offer a programme of skills-sharing events to local people and community organisations. Inspired by the words of Helen Keller,

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