Leeds City Council’s Housing Advisory Panels target money to community groups that can make a difference to Council tenants. The panels are made up of local tenants and Councillors who know the area. You don’t have to be a tenant to apply, and the project doesn’t have to just benefit Council tenants.
New Beginnings Fund launched to help local groups support refugees in Leeds and across the UK A new funding programme, supported by Leeds Community Foundation, is now open for applications to support community projects which welcome refugees and asylum seekers into the UK. The New Beginnings Fund was launched in
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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
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
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
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
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
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)
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.