The Association of Dunstable Charities
The Association of Dunstable Charities

Ashton Schools

                Charity No. 307526



Grants are given to students whose families are on limited means and living within the Dunstable area.  They are for educational costs, including equipment and clothing.


Applications normally close at the beginning of May and are  sent out in July.


Grants are limited to a maximum of four per child.


To apply for a grant please complete the grant application form which should be signed by both you and the student’s school or college.


Proof that you are in receipt of Housing Benefit is required.  However, if you are on limited means and not on Housing Benefit, you should contact the clerk to arrange an interview and complete a finance form.


If you have applied for a Chews Foundation Grant you are not eligible for a grant from Ashton Schools Foundation.



TRUSTEES  As at March 2015


Ex Officio      Chairman

Revd. Richard Andrews


Representative Trustees  (4 year term of office)


Central Beds Council:

Cllr Peter Hollick

Cllr Mrs Gloria Martin                                                                              


Dunstable Town Council:


Cllr. Ann Sparrow


St. Albans Diocesan Board of Education:

Mrs Hilary Jackson 


Co-optative Trustees  (5 years term of office)

Mrs Cynthia Gresham                                         Cllr. Patricia Russell


Mr Alan Felstead                                                   Mrs Sally Newton


Clerk: Mrs Julie Tipler 01582 660008 


Normal Office Hours:


Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.


Ashton School Grant Application form
Please download the grant application form here;
Grant application pack for website.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [170.8 KB]

We are located at:

The Association of Dunstable Charities

Grove House

76 High Street North




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If you have any queries or wish to make an application for a grant, please contact us:

+44 1582 660008

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