TOGETHER WE CAN

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Why give through HCF?

For over 30 years, Hertfordshire Community Foundation has worked with local businesses, families, individuals, charitable trusts, the public sector and national partners to create tailored programmes of grant making based on local need.

We help people and organisations to support local communities where it’s most needed and where it has the greatest impact.

Together, change is possible.

Trusted
We match the aspirations of our donors with the needs of communities and individuals, and we’re transparent about where every £ goes.

Our reliable and efficient grant management service has established us as a trusted partner of our donors and fund holders, enabling us to support thousands of individuals and groups on their behalf.

Proven impact
Together with our donors and national grants we have funded thousands of causes across Hertfordshire.

Last year alone, with the support of our donors we awarded over £1,000,000 in grants to local groups and helped more than 45,000 local people.

Whether your fund goes towards helping those who are most vulnerable, to improving health and wellbeing in the communities and keeping them safe or providing opportunities to those are less advantaged, Hertfordshire Community Foundation connects donors with some of the most deserving causes to help you create change for the better in the local community.

Ways you can give
HCF offers a range of giving options to meet your wishes. Whether you wish to donate £5 a month or set up a significant named fund, HCF would be pleased to support your local charitable giving. Click here to find out more.
"We live in a very unequal world and sometimes that is at its most obvious on your own doorstep. Being supporters of HCF enables us to play a small part in trying to respond to that need."
HCF Family Fundholder

Catch up with our latest news

Grants to run activities for Hertfordshire school children this Easter
The Easter holidays are looking brighter for disadvantaged children and young people in Hertfordshire thanks to an exciting partnership. Hertfordshire County Council has joined forces with Herts Sports Partnership and the Hertfordshire Community Foundation to deliver healthy food and activities over the holidays.
Tax allowances can help you to make a difference
With end of the tax year fast approaching now is a good time to consider tax planning to maximise the use of your individual allowances, reliefs and exemptions for the current tax year. Some of these will be lost if not used before the end of the tax year.
Next Generation Giving: Professional advisor webinar, 24 February 2021
Professional advisors are invited to join us on Thursday 25 February at 12pm for our ‘Next Generation Giving’ webinar. .
Winter grants available to combat food and fuel poverty in Hertfordshire
The Hertfordshire Covid-19 Winter grants scheme is open for applications and the deadline for applications has been extended to 15th February. .