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There's always plenty going on at St Saviour's. Peruse our latest news to find out what's happening at our almshouse, and learn how our exciting grants programmes are making a lasting impact in Southwark.

Posted 21/02/2017

New online grants application portal launches

We are pleased to announce that our next two rounds of grants programmes are opening on our brand new online grants application portal. The Community Investment (Large Grants) programme opens from midday on 21st  February (closing date 12th April) for projects starting around September 2017. The Community Engagement (Small Grants) programme opens 22nd February at midday […]

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Posted 16/02/2017

Hopton’s Almshouse Makeover

The first phase of planned maintenance of the exterior of Hopton’s Alsmshouse has now been completed.  The six month programme of restoring the windows, doors, pathways and gardens has brought them back to their original beauty.  Residents are delighted!

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Posted 18/08/2016

Community Investment Programme 2017/18 opens

The Community Investment Programme of large grants for 2017/18 is now open. The Programme funds projects and organisations that aim to improve lives and build community in north Southwark. Grants of up to £100,000 are available for projects that reach across Southwark’s diverse communities, explore new ideas and harness local opportunities. Expressions of Interest for the […]

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Posted 12/08/2016

Planning a festive community event? Apply for a grant

United St Saviour’s has grants available for festive community events, activities and projects that are delivered in north Southwark. The deadline for applications, to our Community Engagement (small grants) Programme 2016/17 is noon on Friday 7th October 2016; decisions will be made in late October. Community groups that have not already made an application to our […]

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Posted 08/08/2016

St Saviour’s strengthens community investment in north Southwark

United St Saviour’s Charity has increased its community grant giving in north Southwark for 2016/17 and expanded its expertise by recruiting three new trustees to its board, and a new Head of Community Investment to its staff team. The newly appointed board members all work in north Southwark and bring with them a wealth of […]

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Posted 17/05/2016

Thomas Cure commemoration – 24th May 2016

United St Saviour’s Charity holds its annual evensong service at Southwark Cathedral on Tuesday 24th May 2016 to commemorate the Southwark benefactor Thomas Cure, who died in 1588. His legacy is embodied in the Charity’s support for Southwark’s people and its community groups through its beautiful almshouses and award winning charitable grants programme in the […]

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Posted 18/03/2016

Awards for North Southwark’s Community Stars

Representatives of North Southwark’s community groups were yesterday awarded ‘Southwark Stars’ in recognition of their volunteering hours contributed to Southwark’s community. Big Local South Bermondsey Partnership, a resident led programme to transform community life over ten years on six housing estates on the Old Kent Road, won ‘community group of the year’ at Community Action Southwark’s […]

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Posted 11/03/2016

Over 60 and live in Southwark? Looking for a new home in a caring community?

Over 60 and live in Southwark? Looking for a new home in a caring community? St Saviour’s almshouses in Bankside and in Purley provide independent sheltered homes in small active communities of Southwark people looking for peace of mind and support in their later years. We currently have vacancies at: Hopton’s Almshouse, stunningly located in […]

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Posted 13/01/2016

Planning permission obtained for new almshouse

United St Saviour’s Charity is on track to meet its ambition to help more older people in Southwark by obtaining planning permission to build a stunning new almshouse in  Bermondsey. Southwark Council’s Planning Committee unanimously supported the plans at their meeting on 12th January 2016. This will be the first almshouse to be built in […]

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Posted 07/09/2015

Community Investment Programme 2016/17 (Large Grants) opens

United St Saviour’s Charity opens its Community Investment Programme 2016/17, which replaces the Large Grants Programme. We expect to have two community investment rounds per year.  Currently, organisations can apply for between £5,001 and £100,000; the total sum available is likely to be about £500,000 per annum (or £250,000 per investment round).  We are normally […]

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