Local Grants & Support
|Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation||
The Foundation makes grants to local community groups and charities.
|Bedfordshire Gardens Trust||
Bedfordshire Gardens Trust has been promoting gardens and gardening in primary schools in the county. They can occasionally offer small grants and perhaps help with a specific project. They may also be able to advise about other organisations who can be approached.
|Bedfordshire Schools Library Service||
The Schools Library Service is a valuable resource for all schools.
|Community Trust Fund||
Funding available to community groups/charities working in the specific areas identified and meeting all the criteria.
Central Bedfordshire, North Herts District, Stevenage, Dacorum, St. Albans District and Eastern parts of Aylesbury District.
|Community Voluntary Service||Funding opportunities, application dates and fund amounts are constantly changing so use the links provided to get up to date details.|
|The Harpur Trust||Supporting the local community through a grants programme, exclusive to the Borough of Bedford.|
|Inspiring music in Central Bedfordshire||Supporting music in schools.|
|Small Grants Fund||Recognising the potential impact that London Luton airport has in the area funds are available to community groups/charities meeting the criteria.|
|University of Bedfordshire||The University offers a range of additional financial support for students in the form of scholarships, bursaries and other awards. Fitness Savvy - £2000 Studentship.|
|Whitbread PLC. Chairman's Fund||Grants available to small local charities and community groups based in the South Bedfordshire area.|
|WHSmith - School Rewards||Shop at WHSmith between 1 June and 30 September 2021 and your school will receive 10% of all eligible purchases* in the form of digital vouchers. To take part, sign up by 30 July 2021. (*Books and stationery items.)|
National retailers' local branches
National retailers can also assist local schools. Please reach out to your local branches for the following retailers:
|The National Lottery Community Fund||
The National Lottery Community Fund distributes over £600m a year to communities across the UK.
Review successful grant awards from your local area(s), below:
Looking for more grants?
We have teamed up with Club Hub to help parents find kids activities and clubs in your area.
Below you will find links to a directory of local suppliers and your regional Facebook group.
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