About us Why we exist Why we exist We at Haringey Giving are at the start of an exciting journey... We are a unique, ambitious and independent new local giving partnership who want to enable local people to take action on what matters to them and live fulfilled lives. We been established as a result of extensive consultation and engagement with local residents, communities, businesses, public sector agencies and with independent specialist advice and support. We want to inspire and enable Haringey's residents, communities, businesses and funders to give their time, talents and funds to support good causes in our borough. Our Vision ‘An equal and inclusive Haringey where all people live fulfilled lives.’ Our Mission ‘To increase opportunity and wellbeing in Haringey by enabling residents to work with others and take action on the issues that matter to them.’ Our Activities We have four main areas of activity, each of which align with one or more of our priorities. Generating and helping people raise funds and in-kind donations for good causes and to enable people to take action on the things that matter to them Grant giving to support our outcomes Enabling people and businesses to give their time and skills in the borough Convening and building capacity in line with our priorities. Our priorities We have identified our priorities on the basis of local insight and recent data from residents, communities and public sector agencies operating across Haringey: Priority 1: Children and young people with reference to community safety, knife and gun crime Priority 2: Mental health including people experiencing social isolation Priority 3: Skills and enterprise with reference to people living in Haringey who are refugees or from migrant communities. Our approach to local place-based giving We work with residents, communities and businesses to enable local people to generate ideas that will have an impact within communities, linking them with others in their area, raising or accessing funding and support, developing and delivering their ideas. Our grants Haringey Giving has secured initial funding to distribute as grants against each of our priorities under two programmes: Changing Lives - micro-grants of £10 to £500 which enable people to take a step or make a change or transition that will improve their quality of life or life chances. Together We Can - small grants of £500 to £10,000 for up to two years, enabling people to work together in informal groups who may find it difficult to access mainstream funding.