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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.

If you need any extra help in completing an application form please do get in touch with the Grants Team on 01707 251351 or email grants@hertscf.org.uk.

HAPpy Holiday Activity Programme Easter School Holidays

Deadline midnight 31st January 2022

Grants available for the delivery of Easter school holiday activity programmes to children aged 5-16 eligible for benefits related free school meals
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Household Support Grant

Grants of up to £10,000
next deadline: 5th February 2022


Funding for groups supporting vulnerable people particularly affected by the pandemic to help with access to food and fuel
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#LetsCreate Jubilee Fund

Application deadline: 28th February 2022


Community & voluntary groups can apply for grants from £750 to £10,000 to develop creative activities to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in June 2022
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HCF Large up to £5,000

Next application deadline: Midnight 12th April 2022 for decisions in June. This programme may close early if we have reached capacity

Grants of up to £5,000 are available for groups helping to tackle identified needs in Hertfordshire. This includes emerging needs linked to the Coronavirus pandemic
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HCF Large Grants - Environmental Projects

Next application deadline: Midnight 12th April 2022 for decisions in June.

Grants of up to £5,000 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.
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HCF Large Grants - Friends of Bushey Seniors

Next application deadline: Midnight 12th April 2022 for decisions in June.

Grants of up to £5,000 to promote the health and wellbeing of older people in Bushey and the surrounding area.
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PCC Action Fund

Next application deadline: Midnight 12th April 2022
for decisions by end of July

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 Small up to £1,000

Next application deadline: rolling decisions, within two months of application

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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Crowdfund Hertfordshire

Next application deadline: rolling

An innovative way for local groups to access local funding including Hertfordshire County Council's Community Innovation Fund.
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HCC Community Opportunities & Day Activities

This programme is now closed


Grants to provide services and activities which help improve the lives of older people and adults with disabilities in Hertfordshire

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HCF Large Grants - Afghan Arrivals and Refugees Support Fund

Application deadline: Currently closed

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to groups operating in Hertfordshire to support the needs of those recently arrived from Afghanistan
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Catch up with our latest news

Applications now open for Building Effectiveness 2022
Could your organisation benefit from leadership development, training, mentoring, and resources? Then perhaps you should consider applying to take part in the 2022 Building Effectiveness programme. .
Applications to run a HAPpy Camp during 2022 are now open
Hertfordshire Community Foundation and Hertfordshire Sports Partnership have once again partnered with Hertfordshire County Council to deliver Easter school holiday activity programmes to children aged 5-16 eligible for benefits related free school meals. .
Helping communities celebrate Platinum Jubilee through culture and creativity
Hertfordshire Community Foundation, along with the community foundations network across the UK, will be distributing the ‘Arts Council England Let’s Create Jubilee Fund’. .
Meet the funder online session: Sustainable Hertfordshire Fund
Organisations looking to apply to the new Sustainable Hertfordshire Fund are invited to join a free online information and advice session. .