THE HILDEN CHARITABLE TRUST

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Aims/priorities: The Trust awards grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with the aim of the fund being to address disadvantages. The charitable fund likes to fund more ‘unpopular causes’ with grants rarely given to charities working at national level, so to apply for this fund its best if your organisation is working closely to benefit the local community.

In the UK, the charity’s grant making priorities are:

  • Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25
  • Homelessness
  • Penal Affairs
  • Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Grant amount: Average grants are around £5,000

Who can apply? To be able to apply, you must be a group formally constituted with a bank account and committee

Application process: Submit a completed application form which is provided by the Trust, along with a concise application letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 in support of your project. You also need to include your most recent independently inspected account, your most recent annual report and the projected income and expenditure for the current financial year.

Deadline: Applications are accepted at any time, with trustees meetings taking place throughout the year

Contact information: Tel: 0207 603 1525 Email: [email protected]  Post: Rodney Hedley, 34 North End Road, London, W14 OSH www.hildencharitablefund.org.uk