The grants panel meets to consider applications throughout the year, approximately every two months. There will be a deadline for each panel meeting, with the current deadline stated on the website.
HCF are looking for projects that: Are meeting an identified need in the county - we encourage groups to reference evidence where available. We encourage applicants to reference our own Hertfordshire Matters reports or other relevant research or data where appropriate.
Can demonstrate how the money requested will help them to make a positive difference (i.e. have clear objectives and outcomes).
Are well thought through and costed appropriately.
Are well connected to the communities they serve.
Will be able to spend the funding requested within 12 months of the grant being awarded.
For more information, please download the Fund Criteria and Guidance below.
You can apply for needs emerging as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic - please see our Coronavirus Relief Fund criteria for guidance (below). You can only apply for up to £5,000.
To make an application click here
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