14 September 2018 - Hertfordshire Sustainable Funding Fair

This Fair is an ideal way to find out about funding opportunities available to your group or organisation. With practical workshops and advice, networking sessions and an opportunity to speak directly to some of the funders in the county this is an event not to be missed! This year's theme is Health and Wellbeing, and we are delighted to welcome Jim McManus, Director of Public Health at Hertfordshire County Council as our keynote speaker.

Attendance is FREE but booking is essential.

12th September 2018 - ella forums Hertfordshire Launch Event

The new ella Forums group in Hertfordshire is a peer mentoring learning group designed to develop Social Enterprise and Charity leaders. The Group meets monthly to hear expert speakers, share best practice and participate in a problem/opportunity resolution clinic. New members are invited to attend their first meeting free of charge and bursaries are available to support ongoing attendance.

When: Wednesday 12th September 2018, 9.00am-1.30pm, followed by lunch
Where: Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way Stevenage Herts SG1 1LA
To reserve your place at the launch click here
Or email for further details.

Training opportunities

Through HCF Training & Development we offer a great range of training opportunities to Hertfordshire's voluntary sector. Ranging from Safeguarding to GDPR. To find out more please click on Training Opportunities.

Catch up with our latest news

Surplus food bringing communities together
A £5,000 grant is helping Gratitude to combine surplus food, volunteers and the community to create weekly cooking clubs. Feeding not only people but encouraging healthy eating habits and social interaction.
Chair based exercise boosts independence and well-being
A £5,000 grant is helping an established and well attended chair based exercise group to provide a weekly class for a further 12 months.
Empowering children with Down Syndrome and their families
DS Achieve received a £5,000 grant towards the running costs of their 'Little Achievers' group which provides pre-school children with Down Syndrome and their parents / carers with targeted educational support to help the children achieve their full potential.
Swimming lessons for children with disabilities
A £5,000 grant is helping Level Water to provide free, specialist one to one swimming lesions for disabled children across Broxbourne.