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The James Marshall Foundation

The James Marshall Foundation (JMF) is a local charity that can provide grants for educational and career-related items/activities to young people and has been operating for almost 300 years. The eligibility criteria is that the:


  • age of the applicant must be under 25 years
  • young person must live in Harpenden, Wheathampstead, Kimpton, Redbourn, Markyate and Flamstead
  • family must be in financial need
  • grants are available for educational and career-related opportunities


Grants are provided to individuals and not organisations and a grant should be requested upfront prior to any payments being made.


At primary level, the main offerings they award grants for are:


  • school uniform
  • residential school trips
  • extra-curricular activities
  • laptops to assist with homework (for those in KS2 only and restricted to one laptop for primary aged children in a family)


You can read more about what the Foundation does and make an application on their website