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1. Mayor's Small Grants Fund

Due to the huge demand on the Mayor’s Small Grants Fund 2022-23 and pending the outcome of current applications, we are unable to accept any new applications at this time.  Please keep checking this webpage as any further updates will be provided here.

This year, we are delighted to be supporting Watford Borough Council, with the Mayor Small Grant Fund programme. A total of £50,000 is available and applications open from 1 April 2022. All applications will be considered on a first come, first served basis and the fund will close once all funds have been awarded.   

This fund aims to provide informal groups, ‘not for profit’ Voluntary & Community Sector (VCS) constituted organisations, registered charities, Community Interest Companies (CIC) and sports clubs the opportunity to apply for a small grant of up to £3,000 to help towards:

  • A community initiative or project including centenary events that bring communities together
  • Items of equipment including sports equipment
  • A community initiative, project/event that supports health & wellbeing
  • Green/sustainable projects – that support our commitment to reduce the carbon footprint of the borough

The application form will be available here from 9am on 1 April 2022. In the meantime, please have a look at the Guidance NotesFAQs and Application Form Questions. These documents will help you prepare your application and if you have any questions, please email: [email protected]