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Decentralised Funding Will Support Care Leavers in Herefordshire Through New Philanthropic Initiative

Today, a new national programme of support for young care experienced adults has been launched throughout England. Managed by UK…

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£136k Grant Boost for Community Health & Wellbeing

Twelve local charities and community groups are benefiting from an injection of funding – totalling £136,363 – thanks to the…

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HCF supports wellbeing of children and young people by subsidising special training for schools

Local schools are being given the opportunity to receive subsidised training on a nationally-recognised programme designed to help pupils build…

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Herefordshire Community Foundation is a Living Wage Employer

We are pleased to confirm that we have been accredited as a real Living Wage Employer. Our Living Wage commitment…

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High Sheriff Fund is open for applications

“Law and Order and Community Cohesion” are all high on the agenda but the High Sheriff’s theme this year is…

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Robert Robinson at Ledbury Food Bank writing a cheque for the Surviving Winter appeal, accompanied by Bridie Sullivan from Herefordshire Community Foundation

High Sheriff officially launches Surviving Winter appeal

With 28% of Herefordshire households now living in fuel poverty (according to latest figures from Herefordshire Council),  High Sheriff Robert…

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HCF welcomes it’s new trustees

Particularly as this week is Trustees Week, we would like to welcome our new trustees Jeremy Wilding, Sarah de Rohan…

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Keeping Herefordshire Warm with our Community Warm Spaces grants

Once again we are providing help within our community this Winter, with grants of up to £2,000 to heat community…

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Emergency relief grants available

HCF’s Emergency Relief Fund offers much needed support when disaster strikes. From house fires to flood damage, we’re here to…

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Our grants – 2022 to 2023

Herefordshire Community Foundation is committed to transparency and we work with 360Giving to publish information about our grants. 360Giving is…

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Launch of Surviving Winter Appeal

Herefordshire Community Foundation is asking local residents to give to its Surviving Winter appeal to help vulnerable Herefordshire households to…

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Half-Marathon run for George

Well done and thank you to all those who ran for George in the Cardiff half-marathon last Sunday and to…

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Supporting Early Years Musical Education in Herefordshire

Thanks to Herefordshire Community Foundation and the Richard Bulmer Fund, Encore Enterprise have been able to continue their invaluable work…

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Shortlisted for Community Champion of the Year!

Herefordshire Community Foundation is absolutely thrilled to have been shortlisted for the Community Champion of the Year in the Herefordshire…

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Helping alleviate winter worries: £500 grants for energy bills

Herefordshire Community Foundation (HCF) is giving grants of up to £500 to help struggling households cope with fuel bills this…

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The Joanies Fund is open to applications from projects across England and Wales.

It supports a wide range of community projects, especially those working with young people aged 0 to 25.

The average grant awarded by the Fund is £3500.

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Grants of up to £10k available to youth projects in North Herefordshire

Herefordshire Community Foundation today announces that it is inviting community groups working with young people in the north of the…

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HCF Supports pupils to attend the Hay Festival

HCF supports pupils to attend the Hay Festival Herefordshire Community Fund was pleased to award grants to 3 local schools…

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HCF is a proud supporter of Herefordshire Carers

Celebrating Carers Week 5th to 11th June 2023 HCF was delighted to attend the unveiling of Herefordshire Carers latest art…

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From Hereford Blood Bike to days out for children with disabilities, 33k awarded by our Iron Fund

Herefordshire Community Foundation today announces that a total of £33k has been awarded locally, via its Iron Fund, to enable…

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Seven children’s outdoor projects awarded grants from George’s Fund

From therapeutic Forest School sessions and accessible gardens to a new outdoor family space George’s Fund is delighted to announce…

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High Sheriff’s Fund awards grants to 23 youth projects

Herefordshire Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the High Sheriff’s Fund has awarded grants to 23 worthwhile projects across…

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George’s Fund keen to support children’s outdoor projects

Herefordshire Community Foundation is delighted to announce that after 18 months of local fundraising, George’s Fund – set up in…

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Children & young people spring into social action thanks to seven pioneering projects

From tackling climate change and empowering young carers to establishing a community garden, Herefordshire Community Foundation is pleased to announce…

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Grants to help those struggling with energy bills

Designed to support those most in need, including disadvantaged families with young children, the elderly and the disabled, the grants will go towards energy bills, water bills and essentials such as cookers and washing machines.

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HCF launches 2022 Fuel Poverty Appeal

Herefordshire Community Foundation (HCF) is launching its 2022 Fuel Poverty Appeal to help community spaces and vulnerable households this winter….

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New funding for children’s & young people’s projects

Proud to be distributing the latest round of #iwill funding in Herefordshire, made possible thanks to the National Lottery Community…

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Grants available to help households with energy bills

Herefordshire Community Foundation (HCF)  is giving grants of up to £500 to help struggling households cope with rising energy costs. …

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County gets creative for Jubilee

Communities across the county are set to get creative to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee thanks to the Herefordshire Community Foundation which has announced almost £28,000 in funding from Arts Council England’s Lets Create Jubilee Fund for local projects.

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George with his mum

Mum to walk 150 miles in memory of son

A Herefordshire mum who lost her son to a rare brain tumour is gearing up to walk 150 miles from…

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