Memorial Family Fund – Looking Back : Moving Forward & UV film screening

Looking Back Moving Forward (Flyer Cropped)
Bookings open on 31 July 2020

source: National Memorial Family Fund
published: 22 July 2021

This event will mark the 18th anniversary of the death of Mikey Powell in West Midlands police custody, and celebrate 5 years of the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund developed by his cousin, Tippa Naphtali, in September 2015.

The event will also be screening Migrant Media’s new film ULTRAVIOLENCE, and there will be a panel Q&A on the issues raised in the film with a view to moving forward positively on issues of contention between the community, police and other statutory agencies.

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National Memorial Family Fund 3rd grants round summary

NATIONAL MEMORIAL FAMILY FUND 3rd fund roundsource: 4WardEverUK
published: 11 June 2021

The third National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) grant round closed on 7 June 2021. In this round the assessment team also acknowledged the easing of Covid-19 restrictions with a one-off gift to all successful applicants.

The Fund successfully allocated £8,150.00 in grants to 19 families/campaigns in the third round. This also included uplift awards from the newly established Family Crisis Fund.

We are very proud to have been able to support the families and campaigns listed below, and are grateful to our volunteers, donors and supporters that made it all possible.

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The National Memorial Family Fund announces its 3rd funding round

NATIONAL MEMORIAL FAMILY FUND 3rd fund roundsource: 4WardEverUK
published: 28 April 2021

We are pleased to announce the third round of National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund grants will open early in May 2021. We are also administering the Crisis Family Fund, launched in March 2021, which families can also apply to provided they meet the criteria.

Important: Affected families and/or campaigns will need to be registered on the NMPMFF website before applying for grants from the fund – various assessment partners are available to assist with applications.

This Family Fund grants round will officially open on 7 May 2021 and it will close on 7 June 2021.

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