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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.

Blandford Trust Fund

Application Deadline:
6th August 2018


Grants up to £5,000 for projects which address young people's mental health, education and medical research
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The Frank Litchfield General Charitable Trust

Application Deadline:
6th August 2018


Grants of up to £5,000 for groups operating in Hertfordshire to address social deprivation within 25 miles of Royston
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#iwill programme


Application Deadline:
14th September 2018


Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 available for projects helping to encourage youth social action such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering (formerly known as Youth Social Action Fund)
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PCC Action Fund


Application Deadline:
14th September 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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HCF Large Grants


Application Deadline:
14th September 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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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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Community Transport Fund

Application Deadline: Rolling
Grants of up to £500 are available to community transport groups to purchase new equipment or to contribute towards running costs.
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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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Building Potential - 30th Anniversary Fund

Application Deadline: to be confirmed
Grants of up to £5,000 will be available to smaller groups and organisations seeking strategic support to take their groups to the next level.
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Major Grants Programme

Application Deadline: to be confirmed
Grants of up to £50,000 will be available for capital works and projects which demonstrate an innovative approach to addressing identified need.
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High Sheriff Awards 2017/2018

Closed until Autumn 2018

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

Closed until Winter 2019

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

CLOSED

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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Comic Relief Core Strength

CLOSED

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




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Catch up with our latest news

Love Herts paves the way for healthier futures
The Stevenage Sporting Futures Team have been awarded £4,680 through our Love Herts appeal to support the delivery of their GO 2 project, a programme for 6-7 year olds aiming to change the eating habits of participating children and their families.
30th Anniversary Garden Party
Thank you to all who joined us on Thursday 28th June, especially to Kate and Henry Holland-Hibbert for so generously hosting the event.
Love Herts helps teach practical skills
The LoveHerts appeal was recently able to provide a grant to The Kitchen Front to run ten basic hands-on cooking workshops in Hemel Hempstead. .
HCF welcomes two new team members
We are pleased to welcome Georgina Bawden and Maureen Palmer who joined HCF in June.