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Our applications for grants to help support children aged five and under and their families ARE NOW CLOSED.

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Could your organisation benefit from a grant to help support children aged five and under and their families?

Our parent panel is currently in the process of analysing the applications through for the latest round of grant funding. We will update this page once they have been agreed and let you  know which organisations were successful in funding for up to £20,000 to help children five and under and their families. 

Bedford Giving has been born out of research, listening to and learning from local people about what the needs of the town’s children and families are.

We have brought a group of local parents from across Bedford together to form a Parent Panel. They have told us loud and clear about gaps in services and opportunities for children aged five and under and their parents, and we have given them a pot of money to help them do something about it. They then devised the grants criteria, all about meeting those gaps.

In the last round of grants the panel distributed nearly £80k.

Find out more

Anyone interested can contact Keith Johnson, Grants Programmes Officer, for an initial discussion on 01234 369525 or email