Grants of up to £5,000 are available for projects that aim to improve our local environment in Hertfordshire, educate about the impact of climate change, and have a positive impact on the lives of Hertfordshire residents.
We are looking for projects that do one of more of the following: Allow local communities to get involved in environmental activities
Encourage behaviour changes that benefit the environment
Have a positive impact on the environment and individuals
Educate about the environment and/or the impact of climate change
Examples of possible projects include:
Regeneration of green spaces
Restoration of local habitats
Organised litter picking
Community gardening (with an environmental focus)
Forest school classes
Citizen science projects
We will not fund:
Contributions to large capital appeals
Projects for schools (unless there is a significant wider community benefit)
One-off events with no long term benefit
Please note this fund is part of our regular HCF Large Grants programme. You can only hold one HCF Large Grant at a time. Please do not apply more than once even for multiple projects, and do not apply if you currently hold a grant via our HCF Large Grants or HCF Small Grants programmes.
To apply for a grant, projects and groups must also meet our usual HCF Large Grant criteria, available as a pdf below.
HCF Large Grants
HCF Large grants criteria and guidance
For more information, please call the grants team on 01707 251351 or email email@example.com
We do not have a separate programme for this fund. To make an application via HCF Large Grants click here.