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If you are considering joining us, we are a small team working extremely hard to encourage local giving for local needs in our local communities, to improve the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people. Our team members are based mostly in the Basingstoke area and we have an office in central Winchester. However, due to Government guidelines on Covid-19 we are all working from home until the restrictions ease.

Isle of Wight Committee Members

HIWCF is keen to talk to potential new Committee members to help manage our Isle of Wight funds. Please contact us if you are Island based would like to help us through either donating your time, fundraising skills or representing the community on our Island committee. We look forward to hearing from you, please send your details via email to Jo Dakin:, for the attention of the Chief Executive.

Grants Assessor – Part-time – NOW CLOSED

Closing Date: 25.01.2021

  • Contract based
  • £125 per Assessment
  • From 15/02/2021 to 31/05/2021

We are currently seeking a well organised Grants Assessor for our Solent Supporting Employment Programme, with good written, analytical and verbal communication skills. Experience of grant assessment is an advantage and this position will support the Contracts Manager.

For more information, please go to: Grant Assessor Job Vacancy – HIWCF

To apply for this position please visit, searching for “Grant Assessor” in Hampshire.

Grants Administrator – Part-time – NOW CLOSED

Closing Date: 08.01.2021

We are currently seeking an experienced and highly organised Grants Administrator to play an important role in supporting the HIWCF grants programme.

You will support the Grants Administration Manager and be the first point of contact for all grant enquiries, be the key grants database administrator and ensure that all aspects of HIWCF’s grant programme are handled with efficiency and professionalism.

  • Job Location: Currently Home Working (with office facilities currently based in Winchester)
  • Hours: 30 hours per week
  • Contract: £18,000 per annum (pro rata)
  • Fixed Term until 30th April 2021
  • Flexible working is available

For more information, please take a look at the Part-time Grants Administrator job description here.

If you are interested in applying for the role then please forward a covering letter explaining why you would like to work for HIWCF along with your CV to

ESF Admin Assistant – Part-time – NOW CLOSED

Closing Date: 08.01.2021

The Solent Supporting Employment Programme has been created by the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership and is supported by the European Social Fund, HIWCF fund holders, Hampshire County Council, Portsmouth City Council and Southampton City Council

The fund has been created to provide grants to support organisations who are able to reach and work with individuals with complex barriers to employment, enabling them to move closer or into employment. The fund provides grants of £30,000 to £60,000 to groups working in the Solent LEP area.  Priority being given to those working in areas of the highest unemployment and deprivation.

HIWCF are now seeking a part-time ESF Admin Assistant to help support the ESF Contracts Manager and Finance Manager to organise the administration and finance systems required to deliver the £1.76m Solent Supporting Employment Programme (SSE) across South Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

  • Job Location: Home Working/Office within Hampshire
  • Hours: 15 hours per week
  • Contract: £8,485 per annum (FTE £20,930)
  • Fixed Term until 31 March 2023
  • Flexible working available

For more information, please take a look at the ESF Part-time Admin Assistant job description here.

If you are interested in applying for the role then please forward a covering letter and your CV to