Guidelines For Applicants Applying For Projects Operating In Countries Overseas
Funds are available for capital and revenue funding. The funding programme is designed to help small and medium size initiatives. Trustees will consider applications from any countries within the developing world. Trustees wish to fund community development, education and health initiatives, Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs and potential of girls and women.
Trustees will be pleased to hear from UK Non Governmental Organisations/charities and hope that UK NGOs/charities will encourage their local partners, if appropriate, to apply directly to Hilden for grant aid.
Completing FormsApplicants applying direct from outside the UK must complete the Overseas Application Form.
IMPORTANT: Applicants from the UK applying for funds for their project partners, must complete both the UK Application Form AND the Overseas Application Form.
Presenting Your Case For Funds
Your case for funds should be concise (no more than 2 sides of A4), but supporting documentation is essential, so please ensure your application includes the following enclosures:
Please enclose any other material you feel relevant, for example recent evaluation reports.
Please be clear about when your proposed work is to commence, and give the relevant timetable.
Your Application for Funds - should cover the following:
Please note: The Hilden Charitable Fund does not give grants to individuals. The addresses of the main grant directories are given below for information. If you are an overseas student requiring help with fees the website http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/ may be of some assistance in researching funding sources.
The Directory of Social Change
The Charity Centre
24 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2DP
Tel: 08450 777707
The Association of Charitable Foundations
14 Upper Woburn Place
London WC1H OAE
You can contact Hilden by Fax on 020 7603 1525 or by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A useful contact for those volunteering abroad (including non-UK residents) is Worldwide Volunteering which provides a database of volunteering opportunities and funding options. Look at www.worldwidevolunteering.org.uk
A useful source for higher education students is the International Grants Registers published by Palgrave www.palgrave.com
Applicants should feel confident in contacting the Hilden office for advice.
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