Paradigms Grant Programme for 2021-22

Paradigms Grant Programme 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. There are two types of funding available: Seed Funding Community Fund – Projects that are community-led or are responding to an emerging community need – Up to £1,000 per project– Applications accepted throughout the year.– Grant decisions are made within four weeks. – Larger community projects– Projects between £1,000 and £12,000– We may also be able to fund a few projects per year for a larger amount. If your initiative requires larger funding, please contact the Grant Manager to discuss before submitting your application. Community Fund Grant Application Deadlines 2021-22 Dates Notes 10th June 2021 1 September 2021 5 January 2021 For grants to commence from 1 April 2022 Please get

HAPpy Holiday Activity Programme

Grants are available to deliver activities with food in the Summer holidays to children aged 5-16 with those in receipt of free school meals eligible for free. The HAPpy programme is supported by Hertfordshire County Council, funded by the Department for Education and coordinated by the Herts Sports Partnership. We are seeking to fund a diverse range of projects and enrichment activities which are attractive and engaging for all ages and abilities of school children and include physical activity and nutritious food.  The fund is open to the voluntary sector, schools, youth clubs, statutory and private providers who can meet the charitable objectives of the programme.  You can apply for grants to support the provision of activities for four hours a day, up to four days a week throughout a four week period during the school summer holiday ie up to 16 x four hour days between 26 July and 27

Meet the Funder event with Maria Tarokh from The Fore Trust – Wednesday 14th April 3-4pm

Tomorrow, Communities 1st will be holding “Meet the Funder” with Maria Tarokh from The Fore Trust. Maria will be giving a presentation about their Summer fund between 3-4pm Tomorrow, Communities 1st will be holding “Meet the Funder” with Maria Tarokh from The Fore Trust. Maria will be giving a presentation about their Summer fund between 3-4pm Click here to register The Fore’s Summer 2021 Funding Round will open on Monday 12th April at 10am. For this funding round, The Fore is offering unrestricted grants of up to £30,000 that can be spread over 1-3 years. The grants can be used for whatever grantees think will help transform their scale, sustainability, efficiency or impact. Any UK-registered charities, CICs or CBSs with annual incomes under £500,000 are welcome to apply. Once organisations have registered, they will have until Tuesday 4th May 5pm to complete their applications. See The Fore’s website for more information about how to

NHS Charities Grant

NHS Charities Together in partnership with Herts and West Essex Integrated Care System Please note: Grant of up to £5k per district (this can be for one organisation or shared between organisations) This money is to help charities supporting those struggling over this winter (including those affected by pressures on the NHS) Hertfordshire applications only All bids will be discussed with CCGs, District council and Hertfordshire County Council Completed forms must be returned to by midnight on Friday 22nd January but bidders are recommended to speak to him informally before making a bid (07900 161673) Principles £5k is the largest bid for each district but if Districts are supportive a bid across more than one district can be made Every bid must specify the district localities to be served Every bid must specifically identify at least one category listed in the criteria that applies to the application Every bid

HCF Training and Development Newsletter

Welcome to the latest HCF Training and Development Newsletter Grants of up to £2,000 are now available for learning and development in voluntary and community organisations in Hertfordshire. HCC Adult Care Services are funding this grant scheme for VCS organisations that provide adult social care in Hertfordshire. The grants are managed by HCF Training and Development and can be used to support the:   *   Learning and development of the organisation’s workforce  *   Development of the capacity of the organisation to deliver training and skills to its workforce, to carers or to service users/clientsExamples of acceptable uses include:   *   Training or qualifications for paid staff, volunteers or trustees  *   Coaching or mentoring for key leaders (e.g. managers or trustees)  *   Equipment, software or other resources/materials that will be used for the delivery of training and skills to the workforce, carers or service users/clients  *   Costs associated with accreditation of