Grants of up to £5,000 available for voluntary and community groups supporting young people in the Watford area.

This fund has now closed

The Quercus fund was set up to improve the quality of life for young people up to the age of 25 in the Watford district. This can be through a number of different projects and approaches, and in particular projects are supported which help young people overcome disadvantage.
Apply for a grant from this fund if your work or project covers any of the following:

    Mental health and wellbeing

    Addressing disadvantage through sport

    Including those with Sensory impairmant

    Supporting victims of sexual or physical abuse

    Helping young people to stay safe

    Modern Slavery

For more information please download the eligibility criteria below

To make an application click here

Quercus eligibility guidance notes

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Welcome to our new Training and Development Project Manager
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Welcome to our new volunteers
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