Tag: Leeds Community Foundation

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

Grant scheme opens to address Holiday Hunger in Leeds

Leeds Community Foundation in partnership with Leeds City Council is seeking organisations that provide great holiday activities whilst addressing Holiday Hunger in Leeds. By giving out grants to local projects that run activities during the school holidays Leeds Community Foundation aim to help vulnerable children by funding access to food,

Help for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in South Leeds

RETAS is pleased to have received funding from the Leeds Community Foundation for the expansion of our Welcome to Leeds Drop-in services, which helps to facilitate the settlement of refugees and asylum seekers who have recently moved into the area. In order to reach out to a greater number of

Holiday Hunger affecting over 30,000 schoolchildren in Leeds

Leeds Community Foundation in partnership with Leeds City Council is launching Holiday Hunger Campaign to support healthy holidays for children across the city.  Holiday Hunger is of increasing national concern and is a real problem for those who already rely on free school meals.  In Leeds it has become an

Holbeck kitchen improvements

Holbeck Elderly Aid (HEA) are delighted to announce that they have completed stage one of their ambitious project to develop the facilities at St. Matthew’s Community Centre, Holbeck. The state of the art gas-interlock ventilation system has already improved the atmosphere at the weekly lunches and community café. Sue Cawthray,