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Launch of new charitable initiative to improve green spaces in Leeds

Jul 12, 2017 Comments Off on Launch of new charitable initiative to improve green spaces in Leeds

A new charitable fund dedicated to enhancing public parks and green spaces in Leeds was launched on 13th July. Managed by Leeds Community Foundation (LCF), Leeds Parks Fund will provide individuals and businesses with the opportunity to give something back to a park, woodland, nature reserve or other local green space that means a lot to them. Parks […]

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Prince Harry calls on business community to support Leeds’ mental health charities

Jul 07, 2017 Comments Off on Prince Harry calls on business community to support Leeds’ mental health charities

  HRH Prince Henry of Wales has called for Leeds’s business community to increase its investment in mental health charities in the region, at the Leeds Leads: Encouraging Happy Young Minds event, which took place in Leeds city centre on Thursday 6th July 2017. Hosted by Leeds Community Foundation, the event addressed the mental wellbeing […]

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Leeds Leads: Young people share their stories

Jul 07, 2017 Comments Off on Leeds Leads: Young people share their stories

Thank you to young people from The Market Place and Get Away Girls for sharing their story.  #GiveLoveLeeds

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Crypt Factor raises £39k for The Leeds Fund

Jun 30, 2017 Comments Off on Crypt Factor raises £39k for The Leeds Fund

A record audience of more than 850 property professionals attended the eleventh annual Crypt Factor singing competition in March and helped to raise a total of £78,000 for St George’s Crypt and The Leeds Fund.  The show’s organising committee and main sponsors comprised Bruntwood, Gent Visick and Pinsent Masons.  TheBusinessDesk.com was the event’s media partner […]

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Office space available at The Old Fire Station

Jun 30, 2017 Comments Off on Office space available at The Old Fire Station

There is one space left in the fabulous third sector hub created by Jimbos’ Fund and Gipton Fire Station Community Enterprise in the renovated Gipton Fire Station! This space is light and airy and looks out over the main Leeds transport link of the A64 York Road. It is split into two areas, with a […]

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Prince Harry in Leeds for Leeds Fund event

Jun 29, 2017 Comments Off on Prince Harry in Leeds for Leeds Fund event

We are delighted to announce that HRH Prince Henry of Wales (Prince Harry) will be joining our Leeds Leads: Encouraging Happy Young Minds event on Thursday 6th July 2017. Leeds Leads: Encouraging Happy Young Minds is a beacon event addressing the mental wellbeing of the city’s young people. The event will bring together mental health projects […]

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Tickets available for the Ann Maguire Gala

Jun 06, 2017 Comments Off on Tickets available for the Ann Maguire Gala

On September 3rd 2017 the Leeds Grand Theatre will host a very special Gala performance in support of the Ann Maguire Arts Education Fund, featuring stars of the Royal Ballet and friends. This is the first time that this event has been held in Leeds. Divertissements from the classical repertoire will be performed, including works […]

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RSM Leeds are running to raise money for The Leeds Fund

May 19, 2017 Comments Off on RSM Leeds are running to raise money for The Leeds Fund

RSM Leeds are taking part in this year’s Leeds 10K Corporate Challenge to raise money for The Leeds Fund. Meet the runners and find out what motivates them to make it to the finish line… Sponsor RSM Leeds and help raise money for The Leeds Fund! Tom O’Reilly Personal best: 50 minutes / target race time 49 […]

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Giving your way – what is a Named Fund?

Apr 11, 2017 Comments Off on Giving your way – what is a Named Fund?

  Later this month we will be launching a new brochure to highlight the benefits of a service which is unique to Community Foundations – Named Funds. A charitable vehicle that many people are not familiar with, Development Director of LCF, Kate Hainsworth, discusses the purpose of Named Funds and how they are the perfect […]

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Over 8,400 local people in our city will benefit from The Leeds Fund

Apr 06, 2017 Comments Off on Over 8,400 local people in our city will benefit from The Leeds Fund

The Leeds Fund celebrates a key milestone, having distributed over £550,000 during the past nine months to support local communities in Leeds, which will benefit over 8,400 local people. Securing and distributing large grants to address complex mental health problems, and small grants to provide, for example, a Christmas Dinner for people with no family – […]

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