Help Us Do More

Entelechy Arts is run by volunteer trustees, paid staff and freelance artists.

Just under half of our annual income comes from Arts Council England and London Borough of Lewisham.

We fundraise to provide support for our activities and events. Members of our local community also support us and raise funds on our behalf.

Girl in wheelchair and artist splashing paint around a room

Credit James McCuan

Every year we need to raise £120,000 to continue to deliver our activities. Currently, we provide places for people in over 300 workshops, events and activities every year. With more funding, we can provide more activities for more isolated and vulnerable people living in South London.

“This project has given me my life back”

“It’s given me a new zest for life and a new determination that I can do things for myself if I try.” Project participants

We want to increase the number of people we can help, but the only way we can do this is with support from you. You can choose to donate a few pounds or a lot of pounds.

“I told my doctor ‘I’ve joined a choir’ and she said ‘That’s the best thing you could have done for your health'” Entelechy Arts participant.

Here are all the ways you can support us…

Making a donation

What will your donation support?

£5  Buys art materials for one older participant in a Meet Me project.

£10 Buys a day out for 1 participant on one of our Meet Me on the Move expeditions.

£20 Buys musical instruments for participants who have profound and complex disabilities to use in our Ambient Jam sessions.

£50 Buys a place for an older participant in the Meet Me at Choir for 10 weeks.

£100 Contributes towards purchasing tablet computers to enable house-bound elders to participate remotely in activities.

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“The kind of stereotype-smashing thing that sticks two knitting needles up at anyone who dares assume day care for older people is about flower arranging and endless cups of tea.” Saba Salman. The Social Issue

Make a big difference all year round by doing a few simple things!  

Shop online and donate to Entelechy Arts

Do you shop online? Give as you Live , Easyfundraising  or AmazonSmile enable you to shop with thousands of retailers whilst raising a free donation for Entelechy Arts every time you shop. 

Sites that can generate donations include Amazon, eBay, John Lewis and many others – and it doesn’t cost you anything to do it.  

Payroll Giving 

Many organisations will match their employees’ charitable donations. Find out if your company offers Payroll Giving and make your donation go further.

Leave a gift in your Will

Leaving a gift to Entelechy Arts in your will is a great way of ensuring our work carries on. Donations and legacies can be small or large, or as specific or general as you wish. 

We are a registered charity so adding Entelechy Arts to your will is simple, but we always recommend you consult a qualified solicitor to assist you. 

Your legacy gift will provide a solid foundation that will allow Entelechy Arts to continue to provide opportunities for marginalised people in South London. It will help fund a variety of special projects that will make a direct and lasting contribution to our future.  

All you need to do is contact a solicitor and explain the provision you would like to make for Entelechy Arts. You may be asked for our registered charity number which is 1068469 . 

You can also make a donation in memory of a loved one. Please email us or call 020 8694 9007 to talk this through or arrange a time to come in to talk to us.  

Thank you so much for supporting Entelechy Arts!

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