Getting Funding

Finding funding for your organisation can be a task if you don’t know where to look and filling in the application forms can be confusing at times if you are unsure of what information is required.

At the WHCVS, we offer services to help you find sources and make good grant applications for funding.

See our downloadable services price list and click the appropriate links below if you’d like to make a request for a particular service:

Funding Sources


We are here and ready to help you through COVID-19.

When people are in the lead, communities thrive

The National Lottery Community Fund distributes over £600m a year to communities across the UK, raised by players of The National Lottery


The 2020-21 programme is now open for applications. This scheme is funded by Hertfordshire County Council and managed by HCF Training and Development. Voluntary and community organisations delivering adult social care can apply for up to £2,000 to fund the learning and development needs of their workforce or to develop their own capacity to deliver training.
We are initially prioritising organisations that did not receive grants in the last 2 years.

Organisations wishing to apply will also benefit from meeting with one of HCF’s team of qualified advisors who will conduct an organisational needs analysis and support your application. Click here to download the guidelines so you can check your eligibility and find out how to apply.


The Alliance to Reward Initiatives and Social Enterprise is an alliance of local business partners who have come together to provide an annual fund of money to support initiatives and socially based activities that improve the lives of groups or individuals in Hatfield.


The next available deadline for Community Fund applications is 10th June 2021. Seed Funding applications can be submitted throughout the year.

Grants are available to fund local activities that improve the quality of life of Paradigm residents and their community.