As part of the Victoria Gate developments in Leeds, a large casino licence has been awarded to Global Gaming Ventures (GGV). This includes a financial contribution, from the company, to a Social Inclusion Fund to be managed by Leeds City Council.
As part of that main fund, Leeds City Council has agreed to set up a £50,000 small projects fund to be managed by Leeds Community Foundation. The over-arching focus if the fund is on social inclusion with a specific focus on people being more financially and economically included.
Below is a list of groups who received funding in 2017:
Chapeltown Citizens Advice Bureau
St Gregory’s Credit Union
West Leeds and Bramley Credit Union