Funding

PBHA awarded Nationwide Grant

2019-04-04T11:18:05+00:00

Nationwide Building Society Community Grant for PBHA Peer Landlord Project Peter Bedford Housing Association is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Nationwide Building Society Community Grants of £27,960 to fund a pilot Peer Landlord project. Based on the pioneering work of Commonweal Housing, this will create shared accommodation based on a mutual support model whereby selected tenants act as peer mentors and first point of contact with the landlord. This will help provide accommodation to some of our younger beneficiaries, all of whom will be vulnerable adults who face reduced access to supported housing and few alternatives. We [...]

PBHA awarded Nationwide Grant 2019-04-04T11:18:05+00:00

Garfield Weston Foundation Funding Success

2018-07-30T14:47:49+00:00

We are delighted to announce that we have received a two-year grant from the Garfield Weston Foundation, amounting to £60,000. This valuable grant will go towards our work to support our tenants and beneficiaries to gain the skills and confidence they need to achieve independence. It will enable us to develop our Adult Learning and Employability service, support our Enterprises, create new ways to enable tenants to help each other (such as our new Time Bank) and allow us to encourage more tenants to get involved in our PBHA decision making processes. The Garfield Weston Foundation has previously supported refurbishments at [...]

Garfield Weston Foundation Funding Success 2018-07-30T14:47:49+00:00

Drapers’ Charitable Fund Update

2018-07-30T14:25:55+00:00

We recently reported to the Drapers’ Charitable Fund to feedback on the generous grant awarded to us to support the work of our Adult Learning and Enterprise service and enable us to reach more people. As a result of support from the Fund, we were able to reach many more new participants than we had ever envisioned – over 130 in fact. Our report was well-received with Andy Mellows, Head of Charities at the Worshipful Company of Drapers. Andy commented that: “you supported many more beneficiaries than you originally anticipated, which is a great result” and he further praised: “the [...]

Drapers’ Charitable Fund Update 2018-07-30T14:25:55+00:00