About us

What we do

Leeds Community Foundation supports thousands of charities and voluntary groups across the city, addressing inequalities and working together to help create opportunities for those that most need help.

As part of a national network, UK Community Foundations, we invest in these groups by distributing grants and sharing advice – acting as a catalyst for positive change. Leeds Community Foundation relies on the generosity of individuals, businesses and public sector organisations to help local people to gain the support they need now, while investing in a brighter future for all. ​

Our Vision

Leeds Community Foundation is creating a city of opportunity for all. We work together with partners to create positive change with the communities that need it most, by investing funding and expertise to build a better future now.​

Our Impact 2017-2018

awarded in grants

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Our Stories

Meet Peter

I didn’t want to go back to hanging around on street corners. I knew it wouldn’t lead anywhere good. I thought about how I could change my life. That’s when I started to volunteer…

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Meet Kal

The course really opened my eyes; and I started to look at things in a different way. Just coming together with this group of people opened my eyes…

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Meet Edith

“Twenty-seven years I’ve been on my own. It’s been difficult at times but I’ve managed. I do believe that doing a bit of exercise and getting out and about does you the world of good…

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