Welcome to our new Community Opportunities Grants Manager

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Dolton as our new Community Opportunities Grants Manager.
Susan has an extensive background in fundraising, communications and grant-making. She joins HCF from the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation (K&CF) where she set up a fundraising campaign for the Grenfell Tower Tragedy that raised £7.2 million.

Over the next 24 months Susan will deliver the new Community Opportunities & Day Activities grants programme which is being funded by the Hertfordshire County Council’s Adult Care Services Commissioning teams.

This new programme will provide grants for community-based activities which focus on Hertfordshire’s ‘Connected Lives’ approach which seeks to help people to live the life they want.

Commenting on Susan's appointment Helen Gray, Foundation Director for HCF, said; “I am delighted to welcome Susan to our team. She brings with her a wealth of expertise in grant making, strategy, and fundraising and she will be a wonderful asset to HCF.”

In her free time Susan enjoys music, theatre, ballet, reading, travelling, yoga and skiing.

For further information on this new programme visit or contact Susan at

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