Funder, fundraiser, placemaker.

Foundation for FutureLondon fundraises for the people, places and organisations of the East Bank, London’s new innovation, arts, and creative quarter. We work with east London, London, UK and global partners, philanthropists and funding foundations to create real opportunities for our local communities in Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.



What we do

Foundation for FutureLondon is an independent charity created to connect communities, the new East Bank and its globally renowned arts, innovation and cultural partners to ensure East Bank is London’s must-visit destination and becomes a resilient, thriving, world-class neighbourhood of local and global significance.

We're fundraising to expand grant-making opportunities for East Bank communities and partners and facilitating placemaking, to support local places, learning, training and employment through arts, education, culture and innovation.

Our vision is for a vibrant and inclusive creative East Bank, creating authentic engagement with local people of East London in the boroughs of Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

We support local communities in the following ways:

Click on any of the above links to find out how you can get involved.

Case studies

Current and recent projects we’ve supported include:

  • Creative Schools, a project to expand the reach of life-enhancing arts and cultural education and deliver projects in schools across six boroughs of east London

  • STEP into the Smithsonian, a programme that provided young east Londoners an immersive three-week experience at the world’s largest museum and East Bank partner, the Smithsonian Institution.

We will be adding more case studies on our Blog. If you are a grant recipient and would like your project featured as a case study, please contact us.

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All images copyright Creative Schools 2019


Image credits: Ketishia Vaughan & Eric Aydirini