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Local funding for local groups

Hertfordshire Community Foundation provides a range of grants to support the county's community and voluntary groups.

An overview of the grant programmes is shown below. Please click through to the relevant page for full details including eligibility criteria and application guidelines.

High Sheriff Awards 2017/2018

Application Deadline:
17 November 2017


Awards of up to £2500 for groups involved in volunteering, social justice and youth crime prevention.


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St Albans Fund for the Future

Application Deadline:
17 November 2017


Unrestricted grants of £500 or £1000 per year for up to 5 years available to groups working in the St Albans District.

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Community Grants Programme

Application Deadline: 22nd December 2017

Grants of up to £10,000 for projects with a focus on prevention and supporting people to take positive actions to reduce the difficulties they experience.
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HCF Large Grants


Application Deadline:
12th January 2018


Grants of up to £5000 are available for groups helping to tackle identified needs in Hertfordshire.



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HCF Small Grants


Application Deadline:
Rolling


Grants of up to £1000 to support grassroots organisations (annual income of under £100,000) who are helping to maintain and strengthen our communities.

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Older People's Fund for Welwyn

Application Deadline:
Rolling


Grants of up to £5000 for organisations working to support the needs of older people in the Welwyn Garden City area.


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Comic Relief Core Strength

Application Deadline:
12th January


Grants of up to £10,000 for small locally led groups to cover their day to day costs.




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Hertfordshire Children's Fund

Application Deadline: Rolling

Grants of up to £300 for families in crisis to cover the cost of essential items such as beds, bedding and white goods.

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Youth Social Action Fund

Application deadline:
Opening again April 2018


Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 available for projects helping to encourage youth social action such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering.
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PCC Action Fund


Application Deadline:
Closed until Spring 2018


Grants of up to £5,000 to support innovative local schemes which aim to reduce crime and make our communities safer.

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Catch up with our latest news

£5000 grant is music to the ears of those living with dementia in Watford
November, 2017A charitable organisation called Music24 has recently received a £5,000 grant from Hertfordshire Community Foundation to help fund fortnightly music therapy sessions for those living with dementia and their carers in the Watford area. .
Building Effectiveness 2018
November 2017We are looking for 10 high potential organisations to benefit from a tailored, supported development programme. .
Grants of up to £10,000 available under new Community Grants Programme
November 2017The new Community Grants programme wants to support voluntary sector groups who are working to improve the quality of life for people and families in Hertfordshire. .
£5,000 grant improves access to play for hundreds of disabled children
October 2017Hertfordshire Community Foundation has disbursed £5,000 to the charity KIDS to support its Hertfordshire Toy Libraries in Hertford and Watford. .