Tag: funding

Inner South Leeds buys a ticket for Euromillions!

Inner South Leeds buys a ticket for Euromillions!

A community partnership for South Leeds has submitted a Community Led Local Development Strategy to Westminster in a bid to secure £1.5 million for projects to support employment. If given the green light it would support projects in South Leeds which foster greater employment and enterprise in the area, especially for those furthest from the […]

Self help groups are Aiming High

Self help groups are Aiming High

Health For All is calling on local community groups to join them in celebrating self help at a special event on Tuesday (26 April 2016). As well as tea and scones the afternoon event offers the chance to meet funders, network with like minded organisations and share what your group has learned from its activities. […]

Third SOUP event raises almost £2,000 for charity

Third SOUP event raises almost £2,000 for charity

The third Leeds SOUP microfunding event was held at The Tetley on Thursday 4 March and raised almost £2,000 for charity. The winner of the night’s £1,915 funding pot was CATCH (Community Action To Change Harehills), a registered charity made up of individuals who live and work in Harehills. The charity was initially established to […]

Pocket Parks for Hunslet Carr and Cardinals

Pocket Parks for Hunslet Carr and Cardinals

Two communities in South Leeds will benefit from a share of a £1.5m government fund to create more urban ‘pocket parks’. The Sandon Mount Pocket Park will be a brand new park for the Woodhouse Hill community in Hunslet Carr. This community is made up of dense housing in close proximity to the motorway, many […]

By February 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Third Leeds SOUP microfunding event scheduled

Third Leeds SOUP microfunding event scheduled

Leeds SOUP have announced that their third quarterly microfunding event will be held at The Tetley from 6pm on Thursday 3 March 2016. The idea, based on a similar concept from Detroit, is that attendees each pay a minimum of £10 to attend the event and, while eating a meal of soup and bread, listen […]

By February 20, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Community Grants Fund for local projects relaunched

Community Grants Fund for local projects relaunched

A new wave of a Community Grants Fund, offering grant funding to local third sector groups working in arts and culture, or projects supporting or providing employment opportunities, enterprise and skills development, has been launched by Hammerson (the developer behind the Victoria Gate scheme and owner of the Victoria Quarter) and Leeds Community Foundation. Leeds-based […]

By January 31, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Funding for ideas that tackle isolation

Funding for ideas that tackle isolation

Leeds Community Foundation launches new programme to support carers and people living with dementia Leeds Community Foundation (LCF) has launched a series of Small Fund programmes, in partnership with Time to Shine, to help third sector groups develop ways of reducing loneliness and isolation and strengthen communities, benefiting older people. Out of the Shadows: Time […]

By November 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Soup group looking for good causes to fund

Soup group looking for good causes to fund

Charity fundraising dinners may not be new, but Leeds Soup gives the idea a twist by turning it into a way to ‘crowd-fund’ new projects. Alicia Rawlings from Leeds Soup explained how it works: “People pay £10 for soup, bread, and a vote token. Soup and bread is gratefully provided by our sponsor Taste Cuisine, […]

By September 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Arts funding available in memory of Ann Maguire

Arts funding available in memory of Ann Maguire

Ann Maguire Arts Education Fund re-opens for applications from talented young people and arts community projects. Community projects and individuals will have the opportunity to apply for grants and bursaries from the Ann Maguire Arts Education Fund, which was set up in April 2014 to honour the memory of local school teacher Ann Maguire. Thanks […]

Video: Groundwork need YOUR help to support Holbeck sheds project

Video: Groundwork need YOUR help to support Holbeck sheds project

An environmental charity is appealing for help having just launched its first ever crowdfunding appeal. Groundwork Leeds is aiming to raise £10,000 for their Men In Sheds project, which supports older men across the city who are at risk of social isolation. The appeal will enable the project to carry out its vital work five days […]