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Our Funders

As always, Off The Record Twickenham would like to express our very grateful thanks to the many organisations, local groups and individuals who support our services not just financially, but with their time, donations, creativity, and commitment. A comprehensive list is included in our Annual Review.

We have a diverse range of funding streams, which helps us to provide a more secure and sustainable service.  Our principal funding comes from local and regional grant-making trusts and foundations, and statutory and contracted services, whose support we acknowledge below.

We are also hugely indebted to the parishioners of St Mary’s Church, Twickenham for their enormous generosity in providing us with our Church Street premises.

The Barnes Workhouse Fund is a local grant-making trust, which supports both voluntary organisations and individual applicants in its area of benefit.

The Civic Pride Fund helps build capacity in our community – using the skills and talents of local people to benefit the local community. The Fund supports projects in Richmond upon Thames which benefit local people and those who work in the borough.

Co-op Local Community Fund supports projects that make a difference to local communities. Since 28 October 2018, Co-op Members have chosen to support Off The Record Twickenham by donating their 1% to our service.

Global’s Make Some Noise

Global’s Make Some Noise funds and empowers small charities, helping disadvantaged children, young people and their families across the UK. They raise money and awareness, providing training to boost skills and build sustainability. Global’s Make Some Noise is supported by the media and entertainment group, Global, home to some of the UK’s biggest radio brands. In 2019 Off The Record were selected as a Global’s Make Some Noise charity.

Hampton Fund

Hampton Fund (Hampton Fuel Allotment Charity) awarded 69 community grants to the value of £1,183,450 in 2017-18 supporting people in need across the area. In 2018 grants totalling £28,100 contributed towards the running costs of our counselling and information services in Twickenham and satellite counselling services in Hampton Hill and Teddington.

The London Community Foundation specialises in supporting small, community-based organisations focused on helping disadvantaged London.

Nexen Petroleum UK is an upstream oil and gas company responsibly developing energy resources in the UK North Sea, offshore West Africa, the United States and Western Canada.  It is a fully-owned subsidiary of CNOOC.


oneRichmond has been established by Hampton Fund and RPLC, two local grant-making charities with a long history and grassroots knowledge of the local community.

Richmond CCG is the lead health commissioning organisation for the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Its vision is to deliver cost-effective, sustainable integrated health services for all residents in the borough of Richmond.

Richmond Parish Lands Charity distribute revenue income through grants to organisations and charities and small grants to those in extreme need. RPLC also provide an education support programme and offer charitable housing at a number of properties to people living or working in Richmond.

Richmond upon Thames Voluntary Fund

Richmond upon Thames Voluntary Fund is a charitable trust, independent from the Council, set up to give the local residents the opportunity to donate to local organisations who make a difference to the lives of vulnerable people in Richmond upon Thames. Every year the Voluntary Fund selects which vulnerable group to support. The Fund launched at the start of Children’s Mental Health Week 2020 having selected Off The Record Twickenham as one their charity beneficiaries.

The parishioners and PCC of St Mary’s Church have been tremendously generous towards Off The Record. They made their premises available to us in 1991 and have been supporting us ever since.

The National Lottery Community Fund logo

The National Lottery Community Fund supported OTR with additional funding for online counselling through the pandemic.