Our role in education

The Charity's main emphasis is to make grants in the field of education in three main areas:

  •  Individual grants to support the education and training of teachers
  • Grants to organisations to support teachers and research and development in religious education
  • Grants to develop the church's educational work in the dioceses of Chelmsford and St Albans.

Foundation news

Postal disruptions
Please note that during periods of postal disruption you can always communicate with us or send grant applications to us by e-mail using the address

Individual and Corporate Grants in 2024
The application process for Grants for the 2024-25 Academic year is now open. Please go to the appropriate pages on our website. more on grants

What is the Hockerill Foundation?

The History

The Hockerill Educational Foundation was established as a charity in 1977, following the closure of Hockerill College of Education. The Charity's main emphasis is to make grants in the field of education. more

What kinds of grants are available?

The foundation offers three type of grants:

  • To individuals,
  • To organisations and corporate bodies, and
  • To religious bodies within the dioceses of Chelmsford and St. Albans more

How do I apply for funding?

ReligionThe main purpose of this website is to facilitate the application process for funding from the Hockerill Foundation.

Before applying for funding make sure you fulfill elegibility requirements set in the Grants page. to apply