What is the LuDun Fund?

The fund was set up with income received following the closure of the LuDun premises in Dunstable. The object of the fund is to provide access to training and education to adults with physical or learning difficulties.
Beneficiaries must live in the post code areas of LU5, LU6 and LU7 or are previous employees of the LuDun facility in Liscombe Road, Dunstable, wherever they may reside.

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What kind of projects can you apply for funding for?

The Trust makes grants according to two main categories:

  1. Costs of training courses – including training, learning and support, IT skills, start up equipment etc.
  2. Special needs – payments for ongoing expenses or for items that enable the applicant to attend training courses.

We cannot support: Payments cannot be made to cover salaries or national insurance payments.

How much can you apply for?

The maximum award made under this fund is £1,000.

How do you apply for an award?

Application forms can be downloaded from our web site http://www.blcf.org.uk/awards or obtained by e-mail or in hard copy.
Only applications that have been fully completed, include all required supporting documents and where any queries raised by the Foundation team have been answered will be discussed at a panel meeting.

The closing date for this round of applications is 22nd September 2017.


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We offer free help and advice for disabled people, including carers and families of disabled people, older people and people affected by long-term health conditions.

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