Recipients of Community Fund Grants

Community Fund Donations

Donations from the Community Fund range from £200 to several thousand pounds.  Some of the grants made in 2015 include:

Harpenden Lions Club – £1,500 to support the voluntary service providing life skills and citizenship for the development of children in the area.

Southdown Play Area Working Group – £16,000 to assist in refurbishment of the Oakley Road play area.

National Childcare Trust – £2,500 to assist in covering costs of an expert adviser on breast feeding for exclusive use of Harpenden residents.

St. Albans and District Food Bank – £2,483 to cover cost of computer equipment and installation.

Harpenden MENCAP – £18,000 for supply and installation of a more sophisticated fire warning system.

Harpenden and Redbourn Girl Guiding – £1,500 to cover installation of a disabled access ramp.

Sauncey Wood School – £2,107 to cover cost of playground marking e.g. road track with roundabout and zebra crossing.

9th Harpenden Scouts – £3,000 to assist landscape gardening around new premises.

CHIC West Herts Parents Group (based in Harpenden and supports hearing impaired children) – £600 for soft furnishings to absorb some of background noise.

Other donations made in the last 6 years include:

Support Groups

Ataxia-Telangiectasia Society

Community Meeting Point

The Daylight Club

Grove House

Home Start

Keech Cottage

Harpenden Saturday Carers Group

Harpenden Seniors Forum

Mencap Harpenden – Carlton Road Flats

Open Door

The Salvation Army Christmas Lunch


St Albans & District Bereavement Network

St Albans & Harpenden CAB

St Albans & Harpenden Stroke Club

Youth and Schools Group

Harpenden Free School

High Street Methodist Church

Friends of Roundwood Primary School

Lea Primary School

Porters Hill Park Play Area

8th Harpenden Girl Guides

9th Harpenden Girl Guides

2nd Harpenden Scouts

3rd Harpenden Scouts

5th Harpenden Scouts

10th Harpenden Scouts/Explorers

Harpenden Expedition Club

Shackleton Explorer Scouts

Harpenden Cricket Club

Harpenden Football Club

Young Enterprise

Youth Talk

St  Albans & Harpenden Volunteer Police

Cadets Club

Harpenden Rugby Football Club

Harpenden & Redbourn Division Girl Guides

Community Groups

Harpenden Indoor Bowling Club

Harpenden Swimming Club

Harpenden Voluntary Police Cadets

Quaker Meeting House

Batford Memorial Hall

Batford Springs Local Nature Reserve

Computer Friendly in Harpenden

Friends of Greenway Spinney

Harpenden & District Bowling Club

The Harpenden Money Advice Centre

The Harpenden Trust Care Fund

Lions Club

Southdown Methodist Church


Getting in touch

Ring us on 01582 460457 anytime. If the office is unmanned, you can leave a message and we will phone you back.

Call in and see us at the Trust Centre between 10am and noon, Monday to Friday

Write to us at:
The Harpenden Trust,
The Harpenden Trust Centre,
90 Southdown Road,
Harpenden, AL5 1PS.