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Grants of up to £1,000 for grassroots organisations helping to maintain or strengthen our communities

Application Deadline: Rolling deadline - decisions usually within two months of application

The HCF Small grants invite applications from grassroots organisations with an annual income of under £100,000 that are helping to maintain and/or strengthen our communities. Successful applications from this programme are funded by a range of the individual, family and corporate funds managed by HCF. Priority will be given to those who are volunteer led and managed.

Please note we will not fund one-off events with no long term benefit. We will not fund street parties etc for the Queen's Jubilee. If in doubt please enquire before making an application.
Grants can be used to support capital, project or running costs. Examples of sort of things you could
apply for include, but are not limited to:

  • Purchase of equipment such as computers, furniture, play equipment etc
  • Project or activity costs
  • Staff costs to enable the employment of individuals
  • Contribute to rent or overheads
  • Training staff or volunteers

    Applications are considered throughout the year, with a response time of approximately two months from submission. Applications for this programme can be submitted at any time.

    If you would like to watch a short video explaining the difference between HCF's Small and Large grants programmes you can find it here.

    For more information, download the fund criteria and guidelines below

    To make an application click here
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