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Funding opportunity in Bedfordshire

Written by Paula Devine | 07 Mar 2017

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.

The Priorities:
• 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

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.

Topics: Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

Paula Devine

Written by Paula Devine

Paula is Head of Membership and Global Services at Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce.

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