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.

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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 10/03/2016

Want to join a board that is passionate and committed to Southwark?

Want to join a board that is passionate and committed to Southwark, its people, places and heritage? United St Saviour’s Charity is recruiting three trustees to set new standards for beautiful new extra care almshouses for Southwark’s older people to live in, and imaginative community investments in north Southwark. If you have knowledge of social housing […]

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Posted 01/02/2016

Community Engagement (Small Grants) Programme 2016-17 opens

St Saviour’s has opened its Community Engagement Programme of small grants for 2016/17. Constituted community groups with creative and exciting projects, activities and events that benefit the lives of north Southwark and Bermondsey residents are welcome to make one application for grant during the financial year, whether successful or not. Groups can apply for up […]

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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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