Introducing Dave Tristram

We are delighted to introduce Dave Tristram as our new part-time External Funding and Community Support Officer.

Dave was previously employed as Funding and Enterprise Officer for Herefordshire Council from 2004-21 and brings a wealth of experience in terms of advising on sources of funding and supporting bids.

One of the main aspects of Dave’s role is to advise Community, Voluntary and Not-for-Profit groups within Hereford on external funding opportunities. Dave also supports applications for our Community Grants Scheme.

Dave has established contacts and excellent working relationships with local funders including: Herefordshire Community Foundation, Eveson Trust, EF Bulmer, Herefordshire Council – and national funders, such as: National Lottery, National Heritage Fund and Sport England – among many others.

Dave would welcome enquiries from any of the aforementioned groups who may be interested in potential funding, support or advice – either through online meetings, by phone, or (COVID restrictions permitting) in person. This service is free to use.

Dave is available Monday to Wednesday and can be contacted on 01432 260454 or

Further information about our Community Grants Scheme can be found at

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