Grants for community projects

Discover a range of funding grants for community projects in Three Rivers

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Grants for community projects

If you are a charity, youth group, sports club, social enterprise or small business, a range of grant funding is available to help pay for your community project.

You can use Grants Online Local to search for grants available in the Three Rivers District.

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Available grants

  • If your project focuses on sustainability issues and climate change, you may be eligible to apply for the Three Rivers Sustainability Fund.
  • Hertfordshire Community Foundation provides a range of grants to support the county's community and voluntary groups.
  • The Edward Gostling Foundation offers grants of up to £10,000 for smaller registered charities providing front-line community services.
  • Morrisons Foundation awards grant funding for charity projects of up to £25,000 that make a positive difference in local communities.
  • Locality budgets of £10,000 are given to councillors annually to fund projects that benefit the local area. You must discuss your project with your local county councillor and obtain their agreement before applying.
  • Thrive Homes offers GIVE Grants to projects that support residents and improve the local community.
  • The National Lottery funds projects across a range of sectors, including the arts, sport, heritage, health, education and the environment.
  • Grants of up to £5,000 are available from the Police and Crime Commissioner's Action Fund for community and voluntary initiatives that aim to reduce crime and make Hertfordshire a safer place to live.
  • The Watford Community Housing Community Development Fund provides funds of up to £500 for projects that benefit the local community.
  • Herts Sports Partnership publishes a regular newsletter with information on the latest funding streams.