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About Us

We are the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation – a unique place-based foundation with a vision to make the world’s first Garden City a great place for everyone to live, work and visit.

Our History

Letchworth Garden City is the world’s first Garden City, created as a solution to the squalor and poverty of urban life in Britain in the late 19th Century. 

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How we're funded

Our ability to fund and support services for the people of Letchworth Garden City depends on our property portfolio. This income funds our charitable commitments. 

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Grants update March 2021

Head of Charitable Projects and Partnerships, Alastair Stewart, tells us the results of the first committee meeting of 2021 following the introduction of the new grant programme; Communities Looking Forward.
This new programme focuses on helping local sports clubs, community groups and charities rebuild after the fallout from COVID-19.