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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

To complement our existing Equality Policy, the Foundation is delighted to introduce our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Statement, adopted by the Board today. While we have always strived to ensure that everyone is equally valued and respected, the statement reiterates the Foundation’s commitment to creating and sustaining a positive and inclusive working environment for all. […]

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Hermitage Primary School Library, Tower Hamlets

After being without a permanent library for a number of years, Hermitage Primary School in Tower Hamlets was awarded £60,000 from the Aldgate & Allhallows Foundation towards the building of a new permanent library for its students. The library offers reading resources and ICT to pupils and their families through extended opening times, and with […]

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Announcement of the death of Michael Sparks MBE

It is with great sadness that we announce that Michael Sparks MBE, the former Chief Executive of the Foundation passed away on the 10th January 2021. Michael was employed at the Foundation for nearly two decades and served as Chief Executive for eight years from 1989-1997, but contributed more than those years would imply through […]

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Office closure over Christmas

Please note that Aldgate and Allhallows Foundation is formally closed over the festive period, from 24th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021 inclusive. Staff will not be monitoring phones or emails during this time. If you need to contact the Foundation during the Christmas closure, please email aldgateandallhallows@sirjohncass.org and a member of staff will get […]

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Black Lives Matter – a statement to our community and beneficiaries

As an independent educational charity, the Aldgate and Allhallows Foundation seeks to provide opportunities to young people from the City of London and Tower Hamlets through our grants to organisations and individuals. Because we are a relatively small foundation, we share our Jewry Street offices with, and are administered by, staff at Sir John Cass’s […]

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Covid-19 – Guidance for grant-holders, March 2020

Covid-19 overview We recognise that the outbreak of COVID-19 is already having an immediate impact on many of the individuals, organisations and schools we fund. Our primary concern is for the health and safety of the public and the communities in which we work, including the Aldgate and Allhallows Foundation’s own staff and Governors, the […]

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Contacting the Foundation at the present time

Please note that due to the current coronavirus outbreak the Aldgate & Allhallows Foundation’s office is closed for the time being and all staff are working from home. If you need to contact us, please email us in the first instance and a member of staff can call you back. Please also ensure you send […]

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The Brilliant Club-Tower Hamlets Scholars Programme

The Foundation is pleased to support the Brilliant Club, which exists to increase the number of pupils from under-represented backgrounds that progress to highly-selective universities. The Tower Hamlets Scholars Programme recruits PhD researchers, trains them as university access professionals and places them as tutors in both primary and secondary schools in the borough to deliver […]

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