About Young Hammersmith and Fulham Foundation

Who is the Young Hammersmith and Fulham Foundation?

The Young Hammersmith and Fulham Foundation is a membership charity supporting voluntary organisations in Hammersmith and Fulham.

We support over 100 organisations with member-only grants, funding support and targeted training amongst other opportunities. We have a free membership scheme for voluntary organisations that work and support children and young people and their families in the boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham.

Our Principles

with organisations and people together on equal terms
the cultural identity of youth organisations and young people
local development and ownership of youth provision
the foundations for community involvement
  • Gareth Dixon
    Gareth Dixon

    "Gareth has been CEO of Young H & F since it began in April 2017. In his role he is responsible for overall strategic leadership and effective management of the charity.

    He is passionate about improving the life experiences of young people who live, learn work, or play in Hammersmith & Fulham and is committed to changing the system in regards to fundraising & collaborating. He is a strong beliver in supporting young people to have a say in what opportunities they need and want.

    Away from work, he is a dad to Kurtis, Dexter, Dolly & Delilah, and enjoys sports, music, comedy, cooking, mountain biking, climbing and walking. "

  • Rebecca McGowan
    Rebecca McGowan
    Director of Programmes and Partnerships

    "Rebecca is the Director of our fundraising consortium, SYNC."

  • Hannah Smale
    Hannah Smale
    Membership and Sector Development Manager

    "Hannah is responsible for day to day Finance and Operations administration for the charity.

    Outside of work she is passionate about music and enjoys playing the piano."

  • Sophie Clifton
    Sophie Clifton
    Partnerships and Grants Manager

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Latest news

Mentoring Conference 2024


Ready, Steady, CONNECT hosted a Mentoring Conference for practitioners, funders, and the wider voluntary sector on 7th March 2024.