Deptford Challenge Trust is a grant-making charitable
trust. It is run by an independent Board of Trustees, who together
have wide experience of Deptford and its needs.
The Trust benefits from an income from investments
of the former Deptford City Challenge. With this, it provides grants
to voluntary and community organisations for activities which benefit
residents within the Deptford Challenge Trust area.
The Trust aims to improve the quality of life
for people who live and work in Deptford, through informed and strategic
Individual Trustees are nominated by the following
organisations: Deptford Community Forum (2 trustees), Deptford Tenants
and Residents Association, Goldsmiths College, Lewisham College,
London Borough of Lewisham, Metropolitan Police Service and Citibank.
The Board of Trustees are responsible for directing
the affairs of the Trust and making decisions about grant awards.