TOGETHER WE CAN

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Applying for funding

HCF manages over 100 charitable funds to support local charities, community and voluntary groups in Hertfordshire.

We welcome applications from both new and established groups and also have two funds that award grants to support individuals.

Select an option below, depending upon if you are applying for funding for a charitable group or for an individual.
Under each fund you will find information about the eligibility criteria and information on how to apply.

If you require any assistance with completing an application please get in touch with our grants team by emailing grants@hertscf.org.uk or calling 01707 251351

Grants for groups

Funding is available for charities, voluntary and community groups in Hertfordshire working to improve the lives of those who live here.
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Grants for individuals

HCF offers a limited number of opportunities for funding for individuals living in Hertfordshire.
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Translation support

Hertfordshire Community Foundation now offers support for volunteers and staff with English as a second language.

Languages available: Polish, Croatian, Italian, Urdu, Bengali and Romanian.

If you would like to discuss your project, opportunities and how to apply for Hertfordshire Community Foundation funding in your first language, please contact hcftraining@hertscf.org.uk to arrange an appointment.

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