The Percy Bilton Charity is a grant-making trust and company limited by guarantee founded in 1962.

Grants are made to organisations and individuals in need throughout the U.K.

Organisations assisting disadvantaged youth, people with disabilities and older people may apply for grants towards capital expenditure.

Social workers may apply on the behalf of individuals who have a disability or mental health problem, or who are over 65, for grants to purchase basic furniture, equipment and clothing.

Organisation that may apply should be a registered charity in the U.K. whose primary objectives are to assist one or more of the following groups:

  • Disadvantaged/underprivileged young people (persons under 25)
  • People with disabilities (physical or learning disabilities or mental health problems)
  • Older people (aged over 60)

They do not respond to organisations who do not meet the above criteria.

Type of grants offered: They have 2 programmes for organisations

  • Large grants: one off payments for capital expenditure of approximately £2,000 and over i.e. furniture and equipment; building/refurbishment projects. Please note that they do not fund running costs.
  • Small grants – Donations of up to £500 towards furnishings and equipment for small projects. This programme is more suitable for smaller organisations.

Application Form: Information is listed on the website regarding what needs completed, dependent on which grant scheme is applied for.

Deadline: Applications may be submitted at any time and will be considered at the next appropriate Board meeting. Applications for Small Grants are considered monthly.

Contact: The Percy Bilton Charity, Bilton House, 7, Culmington Road, Ealing, London, W13 9NB

Tel: 020 8579 2829