Tag: Leeds Community Foundation

Fund supporting socially enterprising ideas makes its 100th grant

A funding programme that enables the start-up of socially enterprising ideas, for people in Leeds with care and support needs, has recently awarded its 100th grant. The Ideas That Change Lives (ITCL) Fund is managed by Leeds Community Foundation in partnership with Leeds City Council and See Ahead. The fund

Volunteers needed for school holiday food and activity programme

Leeds City Council is appealing for volunteers to help run this year’s Healthy Holidays programme. The Healthy Holidays programme has been running since 2018 and provides children living in poverty with nutritious food, fun and engaging activities, and the chance to make friends and develop new skills during the school

Half-Term Holbeck Fun With ‘Kids Together’

Although we were only able to meet online or together safely within restrictions, Holbeck Together organised a jam-packed week of fun this half-term. Local children and their families joined us for a range of online activities throughout the week. They also enjoyed lots of nutritious, home-cooked meals, as well as

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

Healthy holidays thanks to Holbeck Together recipe packs

In a bid to promote healthy eating habits, alleviate holiday hunger and help out parents to feed their families during the school holidays, South Leeds not-for-profit organisation Holbeck Together has run a bi-weekly initiative providing food packs and recipe ideas for families. Funded by Leeds Community Foundation’s Healthy Holidays Fund,

Fund celebrates the achievements of young people

Fifteen community groups from across the region, including two from South Leeds, have been delivering projects with young people aged 5 -25 to combat crime and create safer communities, as a result of receiving financial Awards from the High Sheriff of West Yorkshire Fund. Thanks to a continued partnership and

Healthy Holidays continuing to tackle Holiday Hunger in Leeds

Thanks to significant funding from Leeds City Council, the Asda Foundation, and Jimbo’s Fund, Leeds Community Foundation will be able to continue to support some of the 30,000 schoolchildren in Leeds whose families and carers struggle to feed them in the school holidays. Over £200,000 will be distributed in grants