Mayor's Small Grants Fund

Peter Taylor - Mayor of Watford

The 2024 Mayor's Small Grants Fund is now open for applications until 4:45pm on Friday 15 March 2024.

The Mayor's Small Grants Fund provides voluntary and community organisations the opportunity to apply for a grant. This grant can help towards:

  • A one-off community event
  • The purchase of items of equipment
  • A green or environmental initiative that supports our commitment to reduce the carbon footprint of the borough

This programme will operate one round of funding from Monday 12 February 2024 to 4:45pm on Friday 15 March 2024.

Please take time to read our Guidance Notes (PDF - 212kB).

Make an application

If you have any questions, please email the team.

To look at our previous success stories, please take a look at our newsletter.


Cost of Living Crisis - Watford Community Fund Appeal

At this unprecedented time of disruption and uncertainty, our local charities and community groups are playing a vital role in supporting residents across our community. We have set up a special appeal in partnership with W3RT which will be used to support key Watford based charities providing frontline response to the cost of living crisis. To find out how your group may be able to access this funding please contact Watford CVS. To donate, please visit the W3RT website or follow the instructions below:

  • To donate £1, text WATFORD to 70201
  • To donate £3, text WATFORD to 70331
  • To donate £5, text WATFORD to 70970
  • To donate £10, text WATFORD to 70191
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