The Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation are delighted to announce a new and exciting funding opportunity available for organisations who support women and girls across Bedfordshire. The fund is launched on 8th March the same day as International Women’s Day.
Funding up to £5,000 per annum will be available to successful organisations.
The fund: The Mark West Fund for Women is named after the late Chief Exceutive of the Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation, Mark was very passionate about addressing issues of inequality, and his commitment lives on through this fund.
The Aim of the fund is to improve the lives of women and girls (over the age of 11) who live in Bedfordshire.
• Address issues of poverty and homelessness
• Promote education and literacy
• Provide health activities and programmes
• Address issues of violence and safety
• Provide opportunities to develop economic self – sufficiency and enhance prospects for the future
Application packs can be accessed on our website www.blcf.org.uk
For more information contact Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation 01234 834930
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation is an independent grant making charity that raises funds by managing the charitable giving of a range of businesses, local families, national charities and some local and national government funds.
In the last 15 years, we have made £4.75 million in awards to over 650 groups and organisations from around the county.
We cover the three unitary authorities of Luton Borough Council, Bedford Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire Council and make awards in these areas.