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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
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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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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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BLCF Announces New Senior Appointments

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Viviane Vayssieres, FCIM, as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees. Viviane has served as a board member for the past 3 years and has been a Marketing Consultant at Paule Rochelle since 2009. We are also delighted to welcome Karen Perkins as our new CEO. Karen moves to

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