To enable voluntary sector organisations to be able to support their beneficiaries, W3RT provides funding advice and support for organisations active in Watford and Three Rivers. 

This includes: 

  • Highlighting and promoting funding opportunities (local, regional and national) through social media and newsletters 
  • Support on developing a fundraising strategy 
  • Support on completing funding applications including the use of external funding consultants 
  • Access to the Hertfordshire Fundraising Database for members 
  • Access to small grants from the W3RT Community Funds  

Hertfordshire Funding Database

W3RT CVS hosts the Hertfordshire Fundraising Database. This is free to W3RT CVS members and is available for groups outside Watford who join W3RT as Associate Members. Voluntary sector organisations can search through the hundreds of Government, Lottery, charitable trust and other funds available to them on a European, national, regional and local basis. A link to the funding database can be found here

W3RT Community Funds

W3RT also manages funding pots on behalf of our local authority partners in Watford and Three Rivers. For details about the funding currently being managed by W3RT, click here

Fundraising Appeals

Through our website, we offer local voluntary sector organisations the ability to host crowdfunding appeals. This service is open to all voluntary sector organisations based in the Watford and/or Three Rivers area and for more details including the eligibility criteria and the application process, click here.

If you would like to submit an application to run a fundraising appeal in conjunction with us, please complete the application form here. Below are links to the fundraising appeals that W3RT CVS is currently managing and if you have any questions about this process, please contact us via email or call 07908 209908.

For more details of the funding support available from W3RT CVS, contact CVS via email or call 07908 209908.