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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 […]






Community Network to host Funding Fair

Community Network to host Funding Fair

  Community groups in South Leeds looking for help to run their projects need look no further than the South Leeds Community Network’s Funding Fair on Wednesday 27 August 2014. The Funding Fair will form part of the Network’s Annual General Meeting and will feature stalls and information about a range of funders. Staff will […]






Funding Opportunities For Community Organisations

Funding Opportunities For Community Organisations

Two sources of important funding for groups and individuals in need in South Leeds have deadlines coming up which such groups should be aware of. Firstly, Community First Grants, convened by Health For All, are available for a range of projects that meet the five community priorities of: providing positive activities for young people, improving the […]






£50k Holbeck Moor playground now open

£50k Holbeck Moor playground now open

  A £50k programme to improve Holbeck Moor playground has been completed and been opened by local Councillors. Councillors David Congreve and Adam Ogilvie (Beeston & Holbeck) were joined by pupils from the nearby Ingram Road Primary School to open the new facilities. The improvements, completed by the Council’s Parks & Countryside Service, include new […]






£2 million Euro fund for South Leeds?

£2 million Euro fund for South Leeds?

  Representatives from thirty community organisations across South Leeds met recently to discuss the opportunity to bid for £2 million of funding from the European Union. Pat McGeever from Health For All has been working with Voluntary Action Leeds and Leeds City Council to develop the plans. She explained: “Community Led Local Development is designed […]






Middleton Elderly Aid launches community funding pot

Middleton Elderly Aid launches community funding pot

  Middleton Elderly Aid (MEA) have launched a new funding pot to spark grassroots community activities in Middleton. Imagine lots of people in your area making new friendships, passing on tips or sharing stories. Have you got a passion you’d love to share with others? Are you interested in learning something new or bringing people […]