Tag: funding

Hamara sports hall project boosted by Government grant

Hamara Healthy Living Centre has secured a grant of £300,000 from the Department of Levelling up, Housing and Communities – Community Ownership Fund. The grant will allow Hamara to move the development of the Old Cockburn Sports Hall forward towards Construction of The Cockburn Centre early 2024. Hamara’s vision is

Asda Foundation supports community sport group with building grant

Asda’s charity, The Asda Foundation has announced that substantial funding has been awarded to a group in South Leeds to enable them to transform their community space at Hunslet Moor.   Asda Community Champion Sharon Kingswood, went along to surprise Sam Gilmore the project manager at Champions Community Sport & Health

South Leeds scoops funding to boost cycling and walking

Thirteen organisations across the region, including three working in South Leeds, are to receive a total of more than £640,000 to support more people in their communities to walk and cycle, thanks to funding from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire, announced the funding recipients

Fund opens to support survival of community organisations in Leeds

Leeds Community Foundation have launched The Leeds Fund strategic grants programme to support Resilience of Community Organisations across the city. The £600k fund will distribute grants to grassroots groups supporting core costs which will enable strategic development work alongside daily delivery, giving the sector the best chance of both delivering

Community decides which project to fund

St Luke’s Church was packed last  Saturday (24 November 2018) as local people came along to find out about new local projects and vote on which ones should get a grant. The U Choose event was organised by local mental health charity Touchstone’s Migrant Access Project Plus (MAP+). 160 people

Second round of funding launched to support employment and skills in South Leeds

The ‘South Leeds Together’ programme has released its second and third calls for funding. The funding, known as Community Led Local Development, uses European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) monies and is made up of both the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the European Social Fund (ESF). ESF supports