Small grants up to £7,500
This is a single form designed to be easily completed even if an organization has little or no experience of applying for a grant.
Please complete sections A-L and upload any supporting documents at section M.
(Please note that it may take a time for your documents to upload.)
If you are seeking funding for a project involving schools within the Hillingdon Community Trust area, we will require evidence of support for the project from the schools concerned to be submitted. We normally request this at Stage 2 for main grants but for small grants we will wish the evidence to accompany the application.
Please note that when you are completing your application you will be able to return to it if you need to log out at any point but once you submit the form you cannot go back into the application.
Once submitted to us a copy of your application will be emailed to you by return.
If you do have any problems completing the form please contact the Trust office before you submit your application so that we can give advice. Giving us a call to discuss an application could save you a lot of time and effort. Tel: 020 8581 1676
Schools small grants initiative up to £7,500
Schools small grants initiative up to £7,500 to enhance and enrich opportunities available to children in our area.
We know that trips, visits, access to extra-curricular activities and events are a great boost and motivator for children. So we are inviting you to apply to us for a Small Grant of up to £7,500 to widen the experiences available to your pupils.You can apply for funding for one or more events or activities, but each must be thoroughly researched and costed prior to you applying. Grants must be spent within 6 months of the start date you advise in your application.
We are likely to fund:
- Tutors for Music or Drama lessons
- Coach visits to museums
- Theatre trips
- Outward bound trips
- Holiday activities
- Trips to activity centres
- STEM activity sessions
- Specialist coaches to deliver sports sessions
We are unlikely to fund:
- Books and equipment
- Building works, repairs or works to meet health and safety obligations
Projects must show good value for money, be well planned, with researched costs and have strong outcomes, with good proposals for assessing whether they have been achieved.
We want to fund well planned and managed projects and understand that that will require staff time to manage. We will, therefore, fund the cost of up to 10 hours project planning, management, monitoring and reporting at a cost of up to £30 an hour.
Deadline dates for applications are on our website and please give us a call on 0208 581 1676 if you have any questions, or would like to discuss your proposal.
Schools small grants initiative up to £5,000
Schools small grants initiative up to £5,000 to enhance and enrich opportunities available to children in our area
Further to the special Small Grants Initiative introduced last year to enhance and enrich opportunities available to children in our funding area (extended to include schools in Charville, Barnhill and Yeading wards) the Trust has introduced an additional funding stream for schools for a grant of up to £5,000.
This will be awarded to the first 10 qualifying applicants by way of a very short form.
The grant must be spent within 6 months of the start date you advise in your application and receipts and photos are to be provided instead of a written report.
Please note: If the Hillingdon Community Trust agrees to make a grant, this will be used exclusively for the purposes described in your application. You agree that as a necessary part of the application process, Hillingdon Community Trust will be collecting information about your organisation, including personal data. Hillingdon Community Trust obtains such information as part of the process of assessing grants and for monitoring the use of those grants and to guard against fraud. From time to time the Trust will share the information with other grant providers, trusts, statutory bodies and external auditors and other suppliers. In usual circumstances your records will be kept for 10 years. You agree that by completing the application declaration you give your explicit consent to Hillingdon Community Trust to use the data as outlined above.