The Hilden Charitable Fund: Grants for Community Development, Education and Health

The Hilden Charitable Fund awards grants to projects both in theUK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions.

Hilden’s grant making priorities overseas are for projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health. Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs and potential of girls and women.

The average grants are £5,000.

Priority Areas

The Hilden Trustees wish to support projects helping people in the following areas:

In the UK: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25.

Overseas: Hilden’s grant making priorities overseas are for projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health. Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs and potential of girls and women.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligible Applicants can be

  • organisation registered and operating in the UK
  • organisation registered and operating in an overseas country

For U.K

  • Applying Organization’s project should meet one of the above listed priority areas.
  • The organization must be formally constituted with a bank account and committee.
  • Organization should demonstrate UK charitable purpose.
  • Income of the organization should be less than £500,000 in the last financial year.
  • Organization’s agency should have less than 12 months cash reserves.

For developing Countries

  • Applying Organization’s project should meet one of the above listed priority areas.
  • The organization must be formally constituted with a bank account and committee.
  • Organization should demonstrate UK charitable purpose.
  • Income of the organization should be less than £500,000 in the last financial year.

How to Apply

All applicants to the Fund are requested to complete an application form outlining their request for funds, and their legal and financial status.

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