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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 2019

Application deadline: 16th November 2018

Awards for groups involved in social justice, youth crime prevention, or more general youth projects.
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Nationwide Community Grants Programme

Application deadline: 5pm on Friday 7 December 2018

Grants of up to £50,000, over one or two years, are available for projects that support vulnerable people with their housing needs.
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HCC Community Grants

Application Deadline: 4th January 2019

Grants of up to £10,000 to support projects which improve people’s lives through prevention, developing communities and networks and combating loneliness.
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PCC Action Fund


Application Deadline:
21st January 2019


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:
21st January 2019


Grants of up to £5000 are available for groups helping to tackle identified needs in Hertfordshire.
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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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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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Building Potential - 30th Anniversary Fund

Stage 1 Application Deadline: Applications for this Fund have now closed

Grants of up to £4,000 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:
Applications have now closed for this round - please keep checking here for details of the next round


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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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.