TOGETHER WE CAN

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

We are committed to understanding and addressing the needs and challenges in the county through research and analysis.

Hertfordshire Matters report is a comprehensive analysis of the need existing in our county.
Our case studies showcase some of the grants we have given and their impact in the local community.

Hertfordshire Matters: Take a look at our needs analysis research which measures the health and vitality of the county and identifies significant trends and issues that are affecting our communities. It helps inform our grant-making.

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Borehamwood Foodbank case study

1 in 5 parents of school children will skip meals in order to make sure there is enough food for their children to eat* - a grant of £1000 helped a local foodbank provide 400 meals to families in need last summer
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The Living Room case study

Supporting those affected by domestic abuse - a grant of £4,964 from the PCC Action Fund will help a local charity provide weekly therapy sessions and raise awareness of the issues
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Herts Young Homeless case study

Stalling the rise in homelessness - a grant of £10,000 helps local charity provide a safe, clean and supportive ‘breathing space’ for 18 to 24 year olds to stay overnight in times of crisis
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Children's Fund case study

During 2016/2017 Herts Community Foundation provided over 70 small grants across the county, distributing over £15,000 to families in need. Read how we helped Alex and her family.
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Catch up with our latest news

Going the distance for HCF
Congratulations and thank you to the team from Rathbones Investment Management who tackled the Royal Parks Half Marathon 2018 to raise money for HCF.
Building Effectiveness 2019 launches
HCF is looking for up to 10 organisations who would benefit from free strategic advice and mentoring.
High Sheriff Awards 2019 - open for nominations
Nominations are invited from community groups and voluntary organisations working in social justice, youth related crime prevention and / youth projects.
Penny Williams steps down as trustee
Penny Williams JP DL has recently stepped down after serving a full term of 9 years on the HCF Board.