Community and not-for-profit groups in Watford can currently apply for grants of up to £2,000 to help fund projects.

Watford Borough Council is currently accepting applications to its Small Grants Fund, which will gives cash to initiatives that improve the lives of people in the town.

Elected Mayor of Watford, Dorothy Thornhill, said, "This is a great resource for local groups looking to make a real difference to the community. Please do get in touch with our friendly funding team to find out more."

Applications can be made up to Friday, February 14. For more information visit and click on ‘Grants’ under the A to Z section.