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  • Harpur Trust to invest over £2 million in new alm...

    For over 200 years The Harpur Trust has provided almshouse accommodation in Bedford and is proud of the homes and support it offers older people. However, over time sheltered accommodation becomes dated and less effective at meeting the changing needs of an ageing population. For this reason our Trustees have […]

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  • Grants Committee News

    Harpur Trust News > Grants Committee News At the recent meeting of the Grants Committee six new awards were made and several preliminary proposals were encouraged. Congratulations to Keech Hospice Care, Uprising, Sustrans, Centre for all Families Positive Health, Family Groups Bedford & The ReUse Centre who were awarded grants. […]

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  • £90,000 to help support expectant and new parents...

    Last year the Trust was delighted to award a £90,000 grant, over three years, to the FACES Bedford – Baby FACES project. This innovation new project delivers services to local people who are in the transitional stages of becoming new parents and need additional support. These expectant parents typically have […]

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  • Eating strawberries & cream for Bedford Open Door!

    Renowned for its community grants programme that has awarded local groups over £9.8million during the past ten years, staff at the main Harpur Trust office on Brickhill Drive also organise a handful of office based activities every year to raise money for their chosen charity. Last year the team of […]

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