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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.

News

Applications for Inspiring Communities Fund are open!

October 15, 2018

The Inspiring Communities Fund, a Get Living and East End Community Foundation (EECF) initiative, has released a new round of funding which will continue to support community-led groups local to East Village and Elephant Central neighbourhoods.

Organisations can apply for up to £3,000 worth of funding under the themes of health & wellbeing, people & communities and arts & culture.

Since it was set up in 2015, the Inspiring Communities Fund has awarded over £55,000 to more than 28 groups. Donations have been made to a variety of programmes, from netball and football clubs to choirs, theatre groups to gardening therapy workshops for those with disabilities.

The Inspiring Communities Fund has now reached more than 1,900 East End and Elephant & Castle residents and continues to make a positive impact on the lives of local people.

See which groups we’ve already worked with here.

Applications are made to the EECF which distributes the funding on behalf of Get Living. The next application deadline is Monday 29 October

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