Hilden Charitable Fund - Summer Play Schemes


Status:Open to applications
Application Deadline: June 1st, 2018


Maximum Turnover:£ 150,000
Maximum Value:£ 1,500
Minimum Value:£ 500


Grants are available to voluntary and community groups in the UK to help run summer play schemes for the benefit of disadvantaged children.

Value Notes

Grants of between £500 and £1,500 are available.


Extended Description

The Hilden Charitable Fund Summer Play Schemes Grant is provided and administered by the Hilden Charitable Fund and is available to voluntary and community organisations throughout the UK.

The scheme aims to fund summer play schemes for children aged five to 18 years.


Latest Information

2018 Deadline: June 1st, 2018

Key Criteria

Grants are available to voluntary agencies in the UK with an income of less than £150,000.

Eligible Expenditure

The Fund will support the following:

  • Summer play schemes for children aged five to 18 years.
  • Local schemes lasting for two to six weeks.
  • Schemes with strong volunteer support.

Some priority will be given to projects which show they are inclusive of children from refugee families, and show BME involvement.

Any costs related to the provision of the play schemes are eligible.


The Fund does not give grants for the following:

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

Application Procedure

Application forms are available to complete online. The application form should then be printed out and posted to the Fund along with the following:

  • 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.

Contact the Hilden Charitable Fund for further information.

Address & Contacts

Contact details:
Secretary of the Trustees
Hilden Charitable Fund
34 North End Road
Telephone:0207 603 1525