Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation is a charity that offers financial support and provides access to training and education to adults over 18 with physical, learning difficulties, and/or diagnosed mental health issue.


The trust makes grants according to two main categories:

  1. Costs of training courses– assistance with the costs of enrolling on an accredited study course and purchasing of associated books or equipment which will increase opportunities for employment or re-employment of the applicant.
  2. Special needs– payments for one off purchases of ongoing expenses for items that enable the applicant to attend such training courses or employment.

Priority is given to those who qualify and who either:

  • Live in Central Bedfordshire
  • Are over 18
  • Or who are previous employees of the LuDun facility in Liscombe Road, Dunstable, wherever they may now reside

How to apply

If you would like to apply, please complete the application form and return it to the Foundation.

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If you would like to discuss an application in more detail, please call 01582 522422 or email