Near Neighbours

Recognising the potential impact that London Luton airport has in the area, funds are available to community groups/charities meeting the criteria.

Community Trust Fund

Funding available to community groups/charities working in the specific areas identified.

Whitbread Fund

Grants available to small local charities and community groups based in the South Bedfordshire area.


A fund specifically for those requiring access to training and education for adults with physical or learning difficulties


Funding from UK Shared Prosperity Fund and Central Bedfordshire Council to support the cultural sector and local communities within Central Bedfordshire

Jane Cart Trust

Providing support to the Church of England clergy widowers & maiden daughters of clergy, in the Diocese of St Albans.

Wilkes Fund

Funding available to community groups / charities working in Leighton Buzzard and / or Linslade area.

Frank Branston Fund

Their mission is to provide financial support to organisations that directly benefit Bedfordshire residents

Greener Future Fund

Funding available from London Luton Airport for community groups trying to tackle biodiversity and carbon reduction.

Safer Bedfordshire Community Fund

Funded by Safer Streets, protecting public spaces by addressing VAWG, ASB and neighbourhood crime.