Grants for community groups & projects in Sowerby Bridge with Hillards Trust

Hillards Trust

Limited to areas of former Hillards shops, covering Sowerby Bridge, Brighouse (including Elland) and Todmorden. The Trust usually makes grants on a one-off basis of £1,000, but also seeks to make 2 grants a year of up to £10,000 if it can identify projects that will have a significant impact on an organisation’s effective delivery of its services.


  • Old Age luncheon clubs, outings, winter aid and help for the disabled
  • Education of the young e.g. reading support, literacy advocation, one to one support, enhancing sports opportunities
  • Children’s charities unless they fall within the exclusions
  • Medical health related volunteer schemes, respite care and hospices
  • Church based projects with a proven outreach factor

There is no deadline, but Trustees meet at end of March 2019.

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