Summer Play Schemes – The Hilden Charitable Fund

The Hilden Charitable Fund has allocated a small budget to help community groups run summer play schemes for disadvantaged communities.  Some priority will be given to projects which show they are inclusive of children from refugee families, and show BME involvement.

The trust are looking to fund:

  • Projects for children aged 5 to 18 years
  • Locally based schemes lasting from 2 to 6 weeks
  • Schemes with strong volunteer support

Applications are accepted from voluntary agencies with an income of less than £150,000.

Trustees will accept applications from across the UK.

The trust WILL NOT support:

  • Play schemes with a budget of over £12,000
  • Club or family holidays
  • Day care costs
  • Agencies with an income of over £150,000.

What they need from applicants:

The completed application form sent by post with:

  • A brief plan of action/time table for the scheme
  • A copy of the applicant’s most recent annual report and accounts which must include details of their management committee.

Summer Play Schemes

Applications must be received by Friday May 20th 2016

To find out more information on the Summer Play Schemes click here.

The Hilden Charitable Fund is an unincorporated trust constituted under a trust deed dated 8th May 1963, charity registration no. 232591. The Fund was established by an initial gift from Anthony and Joan Rampton. The Fund was created as a general charitable trust. The trustees have a continuing interest in the third world and in minorities, however defined, in the UK. Grants are not normally made for well established causes nor to individuals. Overseas grants concentrate on development aid in preference to disaster relief.