Community Fund Donations

This is how the Harpenden Trust Community Fund has helped various organisations in the AL5 area since April 2018:

A Little Lunch - £250 to meet an increasing demand for their lunches

Young Enterprise - £1,500 for training children in business

High Beeches School - £4,000 to develop the Trim Trail in their playground

Larder Louts/Kitchen Front - £5,950 for the provision of cooking classes

The Lea Primary School - £7,800 for the preparation of an interactive playground space

St Nicholas School - £10,000 for the building of a new entrance to improve security

Clover Singing Group - £340 to start a new singing group in Southdown

Friends of Greenway Spinney - £1,700 for the completion of the pathway through the Spinney

Harpenden Cricket Club - £25,000 for refurbishment of pavilion and provision of new cricket nets, in addition to £25,000 granted for refurbishment in 2017

Harpenden Lions Club - £1,500 to promote drug awareness in schools

Volunteer Police Cadets - £690 to purchase a portable gazebo for exhibitions

Grove Junior School - £10,000 for the extension of the school library

United Reform Church - £10,000 for the provision of astroturf for a toddler play area

Friends of Roundwood Primary School - £10,000 for the renovation of an outdoor play area

Kinsbourne Common Nursery - £3,100 for astroturf for their play area and the removal of a tree

Batford Memorial Hall - £12,750 to renovate the car park and garden

Harpenden Mencap - £8,200 for a new phone system

Harpenden Academy - £10,000 for the provision of new play equipment

Homedell House - £1,000 for a TV for residents in their common room

You can see that large sections of our Harpenden community continue to benefit from the funding available through the Trust.

Donations made in recent years include:

Support Groups


Ataxia-Telangiectasia Society


Community Meeting Point

The Daylight Club

Home Start

Harpenden National Childbirth Trust

Harpenden Saturday Carers Group

Harpenden Seniors Forum

Keech Cottage

Larder Louts/Kitchen Front

A Little Lunch

Harpenden Mencap 

National Childbirth Trust

Open Door

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

St Albans & District Bereavement Network

St Albans & District Food Bank

St Albans & Harpenden CAB

St Albans & Harpenden Stroke Club

The Salvation Army Christmas Lunch


Small Acts of Kindness

Transition St Albans

Youth and Schools Groups

1st Harpenden Girl Guides

8th Harpenden Girl Guides

9th Harpenden Girl Guides

2nd Harpenden Scouts

3rd Harpenden Scouts

5th Harpenden Scouts

9th Harpenden Scouts

10th Harpenden Scouts/Explorers

Crabtree School

Friends of Roundwood Primary School

Friends of Sauncey Wood School

Grove Junior School

Harpenden & Redbourn Division Girl Guides

Harpenden & Wheathamptead Scouts

Harpenden Colts/Roundwood School

Harpenden Cricket Club

Harpenden Expedition Club

Harpenden Golf Club

Harpenden Free School/Harpenden Academy

Harpenden Rugby Football Club

High Beeches School

High Street Methodist Church

The Kinsbourne Common Nursery and Pre School

Kinsbourne Explorer Scouts

Lea Primary School

Porters Hill Park Play Area

St Albans & Harpenden Volunteer Police Cadets

St Dominic RC School Primary School

St Nicholas School

Shackleton Explorer Scouts

Southdown Play Areas Working Group

United Reform Church Kindergarten

Vision Girlguiding

Young Enterprise

Youth Talk

Community Groups

Batford Memorial Hall

Batford Methodist Hall

Batford Springs Local Nature Reserve

Clover Singing Group

Computer Friendly in Harpenden

Friends of Greenway Spinney

Friends of Willow Court

Harpenden Connect

Harpenden & District Bowling Club

Harpenden Indoor Bowling Club

Harpenden Lions Club

The Harpenden Money Advice Centre

Harpenden Swimming Club

The Harpenden Trust Care Fund

Homedell House

Quaker Meeting House

Southdown Bus Shelter

Southdown Methodist Church