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Hertford Town Council’s Finance, Policy and Administration Committee met on Tuesday 3rd January 2023 where grants totalling £1,200 were awarded to Hertford Choral Society. The funding will help fund a Singing Workshop, a Conducting Master class and events for the visit of the Wildeshausen Choir.

The Chairman of Hertford Choral Society, Trish Galloway, said: 

"These grants will allow us to take forward these exciting projects for Hertford Choral Society.  To quote our Musical Director - HCS is about to embark on one of the greatest works of the Western Classical canon - that piece is the Bach 'St Matthew Passion.'  This will be the focus of our Singing Workshop and Conducting Master class in February.  We are also making preparations for a long delayed visit from our friends in Wildeshausen, with whom we are of course twinned, for some wonderful singing together in May this year."

The Chairman of the Finance, Policy and Administration Committee, Cllr Robert Cinnamon, said: 

"The Town Council is once again pleased to be available to help support a worthy local organisation with their exciting community events and as they reach out to our twinned town in Germany. There is still funding available for this financial year and we would encourage other local organisations to apply for funding before 16th February 2023 so these can be considered at the next meeting of the Committee."

Please complete the application form, available to download at  www.hertford.gov.uk/services/grants/

Available Grants from Hertford Town Council

Community Grants

Grants of up to £1,200 are awarded under this scheme for a range of purposes; including public events, projects being undertaken by local voluntary organisations and endeavours by individuals which show a clear benefit to Hertford residents.

New Homes Bonus Grants

Grants of up to £30,000 are available from the New Homes Bonus fund for ambitious projects to enhance and improve communities in Hertford. Available funding will be used to support and encourage a diverse range of improvement schemes and projects across all age ranges, a wide range of interests and wherever possible innovative initiatives to meet the needs of Hertford residents and businesses.

To view case studies on organisations and charities that have already benefited from funding visit


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