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HAPpy Holiday Activity Programme 2021 Easter - application deadline closed

Grants available to deliver activities with food in the Easter school holidays to children aged 5-16

Applicants will be notified of the panel's decision by 18th March 2021

Supported by Hertfordshire County Council and coordinated by Herts Sports Partnership, applications are invited to fund the delivery of enriching holiday activities including physical activities and food for children eligible for free school meals.

Ideally, activities will run for four hours a day for four days across the Easter holidays (between 29 March and 9 April 2021).

The funding has been made available by the Department of Education to support children from disadvantaged backgrounds who are less likely to access organised out of holiday activities and are more likely to experience social isolation and holiday hunger.

The fund is open to voluntary and community groups, schools and private providers where their activities meet the charitable objectives of the fund. This includes existing providers who can expand their provision and also groups who can provide innovative and specialised activities.

NB There will be an opportunity to bid for further grants to cover four weeks of the summer holidays and another week at Christmas.

For more information about the programme and support in delivery - including up to date answers to Frequently Asked Questions follow this link


Before making an application read the guidance notes below.


HAPpy Programme Criteria Feb 2021

To make an application - click here


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