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Small grants fund – up to £500

The small grants fund is for charities, community and voluntary groups, sporting groups, and informal groups, who are looking to fund a project, one-off event or piece of equipment that will benefit Dacorum residents. The maximum grant is £500. For larger grants of up to £3,000, please visit our community grant page.

Grants rounds

Applications for the spring round are now open. 

  • Spring 2018 - applications will close on Friday 25 May.
  • Summer 2018 - applications will open on Saturday 26 May and close on Friday 27 July.
  • Winter 2018 - applications open Saturday 28 July and close Friday 23 November.

Apply now

Guidance

What can be funded

  • Revenue or capital as a ‘one-off’ grant for a specific project, event or programme of events, or equipment.
  • Short-term revenue costs, such as day-to-day running costs (excluding staff salaries) for a specific project.

What can’t be funded

  • Items which benefit an individual.
  • Long term or ongoing revenue costs, such as staff salaries. 
  • Activities we deem to promote or be linked to religious or political ideologies or beliefs.
  • Projects involving improvement or repair to buildings which are the responsibility of another statutory body.
  • Activities that are the responsibility of another statutory body.
  • Capital projects in schools or improvements to roads, pavements or associated items - for example, bus stops, street lighting. 
  • Projects that take place outside Dacorum.
  • Projects that have already started delivery.

More information

If you would like more information or have any queries please contact:
Kim Gioiosa / Marion Rawdon
Email: grants@dacorum.gov.uk
Telephone:  01442 228213 or 01442 228631

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