How to Apply

The Box Moor Trust makes available annually a small grant fund for local organisations.  These are one-off grants to be used for purchase of equipment or for other capital projects.  To qualify, organisations must be operating in the Box Moor Trust area of benefit, which broadly covers Hemel Hempstead and Bovingdon. Grants are awarded for any sum up to a maximum figure of £2,500 and organisations may only apply at intervals of 3 years since their last successful application. Applications for the next round will be invited from local groups and organisations that meet the qualifying criteria from 1st April 2020 and will close on 30th June 2020.  Successful applicants will be notified during the month of September 2020 and distribution of funds will be during the year ending 30th September 2021.

Application window now open until 30th June 2020.  Please see below to download application form and guidance notes.

The following capital project grants were awarded in 2019:

Organisation Project Grant amount
Bovingdon 10
for a equipment including gazebos, signage and safety equipment £950.00
Hospice of St Francis
for a specialist recliner chair £2300.00
Chaulden Adventure Playground
for a pond and wildlife education area £2500.00
Chaulden Infants Parents Committee for the development of a garden and wildlife area £2500.00
St Cuthbert Mayne Parents Association for the refurb and extension of overgrown forest trail £2500.00
Shelley Netball Club for purchase of team strip and equipment £1,425.86
Apsley Paper Trail for a replacement outboard motor for tour boat.   £2500.00
Camelot RUFC
for the renovation of kitchen facilities £2500.00
Friends of Parkwood Surgery for purchase of projector stand, screen and display board £627.90
Friends of Pixies Hill School for equipment for launch of gardening project £1895.00
Adeyfield Free Church furnishing of two counselling rooms £1850.00
St Mary’s Church, Apsley for replacement of six bell ropes £1000.00

Additionally, the Dacorum Community Trust was awarded the sum of £6,000 for distribution to deserving cases during 2019.  The Box Moor Trust continues to support the Community Wheels minibus scheme with an annual contribution of £2,500.

The area benefit the Trust serves can be seen below.


File Description File size
pdf logoCapital Grant application form .doc   116 Kb
pdf logoGrants Guidance Notes 2020-21.pdf   82 Kb
pdf logoArea of Benefit Map.pdf   507 Kb