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The Ubele Initiative: Weekly News

May 17th, 2023

News and information from our partners, collaborators and more on their exciting opportunities and events for each week. Be sure to check in to keep up to date with industry news.


Mental Health Week

This week is mental health week and we wanted to remind anyone experiencing mental health challenges that you can connect with BAYO here for advice and support

Mental health of half of adults in England and Wales negatively affected by cost-of-living crisis - read more here.

Are you planning to host an event for Windrush 75 in October? Apply for funding.

The next round of grant application clinics which are tailored for groups looking to hold activities and events for Windrush 75 during Black History Month in October. You can read the blog here for advice on how to strengthen applications. These are taking place on 12th June and 26th June and people can sign up here:


Apply for the Recovery Loan Fund for help with your charity or social enterprise

If you or someone you know owns a charity or social enterprise, they could be eligible for a loan of up to £1.5m with the Recovery Loan Fund.

Organisations can receive personalised application support, unrestricted grants of up to 100% of the loan value (capped at £200k) and bespoke business support.

Find out more here:

Phoenix Way Emergency Fund receives over 500 applications

The emergency round for the Phoenix Way received over 500 applications, look out for more details of relating to the announcements on this news section shortly. You can also follow the pages at Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

We had some important visitors down at Wolves Lane recently

The Community Carbon Fund committee including Council members (including the deputy leader of Haringey) recently attended the Palm House/Wolves Lane. Councillor Mike Hakata and Haringey’s Community Carbon Fund Committee visited Black Rootz at Wolves Lane after granting them £36,500 for their Eat Wood Green project. Image shows James (from Black Rootz) shows members of Haringey's Carbon Community Fund "how we grow" at Wolves Lane. 

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