Funding Local Causes

Individuals and families

Depending upon your charitable giving goals, we have a number of ways to help and support you

Whether you are an individual who wants to make an immediate philanthropic impact or a family wanting to leave a lasting legacy in memory of a loved one, we are here to provide guidance and support. Our knowledgeable team will be happy to discuss your individual requirements . Some options you may like to consider include:

Establish a charitable fund

Start a charitable fund which matches your wishes and interests without the administrative burdens and obligations associated with setting up and managing a charitable trust.

Leave a gift in your will

Leaving a gift in your will is a way to give something back to a place you love. We can help you leave a legacy that will impact our county far into the future.

Give a one off donation

Donations of any size mean that we can continue to support local grassroots charities across our county.

Setup a regular donation

By giving regularly you can help us to plan and budget immediate and long term support in targeted areas, addressing real need and deprivation.

Give to our Winter Appeal

Donations are used to support local people facing a broad range of social need including individuals and families struggling to cover their basic living costs including heating and food.

Support the Children's Fund

Your donation will help to provide essential and timely support to disadvantaged children and families in Hertfordshire

Support the Love Herts fund

The Love Herts fund provides the opportunity for you to give to support people in the county you love.

Other ways to help

Looking to fundraise, volunteer or run a marathon?

Catch up with our latest news

Exclusive networking opportunity for legal, financial and advisory professionals in Hertfordshire
Legal, financial and advisory professionals working with private clients in Hertfordshire are invited to join Hertfordshire Community Foundation on Friday, 24 May 2024 for an exclusive Private Client Networking Lunch in collaboration with Longmores Solicitors. .
Spring Walk raises money for local charities
Over 40 enthusiastic participants gathered in the picturesque Hertfordshire countryside in Buntingford on a sunny morning on 18 April to raise funds and awareness for a good cause. The spring walk was organised by Hertfordshire Community Foundation’s (HCF) Ambassador Henrietta Buxton and graciously hosted by HCF Trustee James Hopkins and his wife Sarah.
High Sheriff Awards celebrate charitable projects across Hertfordshire
Liz Green, the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire, publicly recognised and rewarded ten Hertfordshire voluntary organisations at the 2024 High Sheriff Awards ceremony held on Tuesday, 26 March 2024. The annual Awards, now in their 29th year, celebrate the excellent work undertaken by charitable groups and individuals who have made a significant contribution to Hertfordshire’s communities.
Affinity Water supports The Red Shed Garden Project
Hertfordshire Community Foundation is delighted to announce the recent grant funding allocation to The Red Shed Garden Project, a charity dedicated to supporting individuals living with dementia in Hertfordshire. This funding, made possible through our partnership with Affinity Water and facilitated by our grant-making efforts, highlights our joint commitment to addressing local needs and promoting social well-being.