East Village, London

Located in Stratford E20, East Village is a strong community in the former Athletes’ Village. Nestled between Westfield Stratford City and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, it offers a selection of services, retail and outdoor space to explore with great access to transport links.

Elephant Central, London

Located in Elephant & Castle SE1. Elephant Central is well-connected for travel, making it quick and easy to get around – perfect for professionals looking to keep their commute short. The neighbourhood offers a variety of arts, bars, cafes and parks to explore.

New Maker Yards, Manchester

Located in Middlewood Locks, M5. New Maker Yards is in a prime location to experience Salford and Manchester with ease via train, car, bike, bus or foot. Within this vibrant up-and-coming neighbourhood you will find a local pub and supermarket, outdoor spaces and local events to enjoy.

Applications for Get Living’s Inspiring Communities Fund are open!

January 20, 2021

Get Living’s Inspiring Communities Fund, supported by the East End Community Foundation (EECF), has released a new round of funding which will continue to support community-led groups local to East Village, the former Athletes’ Village.

Since it was set up in 2015, the Fund has awarded over £140,000 to more than 50 groups. Donations have been made to a variety of programmes, from netball and basketball clubs to choirs, theatre groups to children’s arts classes.

This long-standing fund focuses on supporting not-for-profit organisations, charities and community groups local to and surrounding, East Village, Get Living’s first and largest build-to-rent neighbourhood.

Grants are available to groups in E15, E20 and E9 postcodes, which covers much of Stratford and Hackney Wick. Organisations can apply for up to £3,000 worth of funding under the themes of health & wellbeing, people & communities, and arts & culture.

Local organisations are encouraged to visit https://eastendcf.org/newham-grants/ and apply for funding before 12noon on 22 February 2021.

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