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Community And New Homes Bonus Grants

The Council is pleased to announce a 2019/20 Community Grant fund of over £15000.


2019:

Funding of up to £1200 can be awarded under the Community Grant scheme for a range of purposes, including public events, projects being undertaken by local voluntary organisations and endeavours by individuals which show a clear benefit to Hertford residents..

In the last four years Hertford Town Council has awarded to local community organisations:

 

-       75 Community Grants totalling approximately £59,000, and

-       3 New Homes Bonus grants totalling almost £52,000

 

Community Grant Fund

 

The Council is pleased to announce that a Community Grant fund of over £15000 has been set aside for the financial year 2019/20. If you are a local organisation or charity seeking a small amount of funding towards a specific project or necessary purchase/repair, the Council would welcome your application.

 

Funding of up to £1200 can be awarded under the Community Grant scheme for a range of purposes, including public events, projects being undertaken by local voluntary organisations and endeavours by individuals which show a clear benefit to Hertford residents.

New Homes Bonus Fund

Grants of up to £30,000 are also available from New Homes Bonus fund for ambitious projects to enhance and improve communities in Hertford. New Homes Bonus will be used to support and encourage a diverse range of improvement schemes and projects across all age ranges, a wide range of interests and wherever possible innovative initiatives to meet the needs of Hertford Residents and businesses.

Applications for both funds will be considered quarterly at the meetings of the Finance, Policy and Administration Committee. If you would wish to apply on behalf of a Hertford based project or business, please complete the application form, available to download at http://www.hertford.gov.uk. Deadlines for receipt of applications are as follows:

16 September 2019
9 December 2019
10 February 2020

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2018:

Additionally, in March 2018 the Council was pleased to announce that it had set up a new grant scheme from funds received under the New Homes Bonus and last night it considered its first applications to this scheme. The Council was delighted to award The Friends of St Leonards a grant of £10,423 towards the cost of toilet facilities at the church, which marks the end of a long period of community fundraising to bring this project to fruition.

Grants of up to £30,000 are available from New Homes Bonus fund for ambitious projects to enhance and improve communities in Hertford. If you would wish to apply on behalf of a Hertford based project or business, please complete the application form, available to download at http://www.hertford.gov.uk

New Homes Bonus will be used to support and encourage a diverse range of improvement schemes and projects across all age ranges, a wide range of interests and wherever possible innovative initiatives to meet the needs of Hertford Residents and businesses.

Applications will be considered quarterly at the meetings of the Finance, Policy and Administration Committee. Deadlines for receipt of applications are as follows:

1 October 2018
10 December 2018
28 February 2019