Tag: Leeds Community Foundation

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

Leeds project helps re-think parks

A research project to explore the idea of charitable giving to public parks was launched this week (29 October 2018) in Leeds. The project considers the role local people and businesses can play in improving and sustaining public parks for future generations. The University of Leeds and partners from local

Funding available for crime reduction projects

Call for applications from community-led projects addressing crime across West Yorkshire The High Sheriff of West Yorkshire, Richard Jackson MBE, reopens the High Sheriff of West Yorkshire Fund to applicants from across the region to apply for grants to enable young people aged 5 -25 to play a key role in

Funding for groups to help young people to Go Higher

A new funding programme is providing community projects with the opportunity to access grants of up to £15,000 to increase the number of young people progressing into Higher Education from targeted areas across West Yorkshire. Go Higher West Yorkshire (GHWY) is a partnership of 12 Higher Education providers (colleges and

HARIBO supports the mental wellbeing of young people

Thanks to a donation from HARIBO, 14 community projects have received a Leeds Fund grant to improve the emotional and mental wellbeing of young people across Leeds. Managed by Leeds Community Foundation (LCF), The Leeds Fund has distributed over £600,000 since it was launched in 2016 to support a variety