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:
Community Meeting Point
The Daylight Club
Harpenden Saturday Carers Group
Harpenden Seniors Forum
Mencap Harpenden – Carlton Road Flats
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
St Albans & Harpenden Volunteer Police
Harpenden Rugby Football Club
Harpenden & Redbourn Division Girl Guides
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
Southdown Methodist Church