Richmond upon Thames Voluntary Fund
About the fund
The Voluntary Fund is an independent charitable trust that has been set up to give the local community the opportunity to donate to local organisations who make a difference to the lives of vulnerable people in the borough.
The Council is unable to provide all the support needed due to huge reductions in our own funding. The services funded by these charitable donations will be in addition to those already funded by us.
Find out about amounts raised in previous years.
Every year the trustees select a vulnerable group who have a need for community funding to provide help and support.
They then invite expressions of interest from voluntary and community organisations to be the chosen beneficiaries. The expressions of interest are reviewed by trustees and the beneficiary charities are selected.
The charities for 2023/24 are Crossroads Care, River Thames Boat Project and the Richmond Carers Centre. Find out more about the 2023/24 beneficiary charities.
We are currently inviting expressions of interest from voluntary and community organisations to become the Voluntary Fund's next chosen beneficiaries.
Anyone in the borough will be able to donate, but we will be writing directly to those residents who live in the highest valued properties (Bands G and H).
You can donate any amount and every donation will make a difference. You can either make a one-off gift or set up a direct debit so you can donate on a regular basis.
Find out more about making a donation.
Charity registration number
The charity registration number is 1186870. Find out more on the Charity Commission website.
View the Richmond upon Thames Voluntary Fund privacy notice (pdf, 104 KB) for information on how it uses and shares your data.
If you have a question about the Richmond upon Thames Voluntary Fund, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 8487 5259.
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Updated: 11 December 2023