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Let’s Create Jubilee Fund

Arts Council England ‘Let’s Create’ Jubilee Fund Made possible thanks to National Lottery players, the ‘Let’s Create Jubilee Fund’ has been administered by UK Community Foundations on behalf of Arts Council England. The programme has enabled voluntary and community organisations to develop creative and cultural events to celebrate Her Majesty

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NEW 2022-2027 Strategic Plan

We deliver our work in the strategic context of our partners, funders, and stakeholders. Through a clearly mapped delivery plan we ensure we align, deliver, and have impact, adding to the landscape of support and not duplicating, and measuring that work through clear agreed deliverables and targets. Read more on

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New Grants Manager Vacancy

We are seeking a dynamic Grants Manager to join our expanding team to help support the Foundation with its grant making programmes and other initiatives and to support our commitment to addressing inequality across Bedfordshire. Read more on our vacancies page by clicking here.

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BLCF Pledge to Luton Council 2040 Plan

Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation (BLCF) is committed to working with partners and residents to deliver on the Luton 2040 and its five priorities and specifically: improving wellbeing and tackling inequality by reviewing how we can make our funding and programmes more equitable and accessible to those experiencing inequality and

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Join our Community Panel
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Join Our Community Panel

Join Us  Do you live in Central Bedfordshire or Bedford Borough?Do you take an active interest in your community and have a real desire to ensure that well-run projects, reaching those most in need locally, get the funding they deserve? If the answers are YES, then we would LOVE to hear from you! For

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BLCF Shortlisted for Community Company Award

BLCF have been shortlisted for the Community Company Award at the 2021 Luton’s Best Awards. This Award is to recognise an individual or team that goes above and beyond in their work particularly those that have gone the extra mile to support the local residents during the Pandemic.Please show your

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BLCF Trustees
BLCF

Trustees Week – A Huge Thank you!

Trustees Week is an annual event and is a great time for us to say a huge Thank You to all of our wonderful Trustees, Thank you for playing a vital role, volunteering your time and working together to make important decisions about BLCF’S charity’s work. ViViane Vayssieres Grafton Barbour

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BLCF Event
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Celebrating 20 Years of Local Grantmaking

This week sees BLCF celebrate their 20th Anniversary as a charity in Bedfordshire. Set up by Geoffrey Farr MBE, DL, together with the Bishop of Bedford and the then Lord Lieutenant, Sir Sam Whitbread the Community Foundation’s original purpose was to help smaller charitable organisations to secure much needed funding, to help serve their local neighbourhoods.  In

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