Open Grants

Take a look at our open and upcoming grants programmes below to get a sense of the types of grant you can apply for.

We recommend you check our Applying for a Grant section first to see if you’re eligible and what our application process involves.

The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation Fund 

This is a brand new Fund to support community groups and enterprises to improve the health, wellbeing and life chances of local people in the communities of greatest need.
Grant size
Up to £5,000
Location
Leeds and Bradford

Deadline
11/12/2018 at 12 noon

Provident Social Impact Fund 

Leeds Community Foundation is proud to be working with Provident Financial Group in an exciting grants initiative.
As part of Provident Financial Group’s commitment to the city of Bradford, we are delighted to reopen the Provident Social Impact Fund which aims to support social inclusion.   The programme will invest in activities that seek to alleviate the underlying problems that prevent social inclusion and enjoyment of a full modern life.  The Fund will run for 12 months and will distribute £40,000 in grants between £1,500 to £5,000.

Grant size
£1,500 – £5,000 per year for 1 year

Location
Bradford 

Deadline
04/01/2019 at 5pm

The Fairhurst Fund

The Fairhurst Fund was set up in 2018 and is independently managed by the Leeds Community Foundation. It supports Leeds Community Foundation’s values and vision of creating a city of opportunity for all. Grants of between £500 and £5,000 are available for organisations that seek to deliver activities which have tangible and practical outcomes, and which directly support children and young people living in Leeds to be healthy and well; to work, learn and be financially well; and to thrive and be safe.

Grant size
£500 to £5,000

Location
Leeds

Deadline
10/01/2019 at 12 noon

Leeds Healthy Holidays Grants

This fund will support projects that address Holiday Hunger in Leeds through promoting Healthy Holiday activities with a food component for school-aged young people.

Grant size
£500 – £6,000

Location
Leeds 

Deadline
24/01/2019 at 12 noon

Ideas that Change Lives

The Ideas that Change Lives programme offers business guidance and financial investment to help organisations and individuals develop socially enterprising ideas. 

Grant size
Various

Location
Leeds

Deadline
30/01/2019 at 12 noon

The Leeds Fund: Micro Grants

Grants up to £500. Grants to support locally-based grassroots activity in communities across Leeds. You can apply as a small group (annual income under £2,500) or an individual looking to make a real difference in your area.

Grant size
£100 to £500

Location
Leeds 

Deadline
Ongoing

Henry Smith Charity Fund

We are able to offer advice on applications to the Henry Smith Charity Fund but we do not accept applications directly for this Fund.

Grant size
£20,000 to £180,000

Location
Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield

Deadline
Ongoing

Upcoming Grants Programmes

We manage a number of upcoming grant programmes which have yet to open or are currently closed for applications but are likely to re-open in the future.

Lunch Clubs

Leeds Community Foundation, in partnership with Leeds City Council, are pleased to be offering grants to support the vital work of lunch clubs across the city.

These grants are specifically for the running costs of lunch clubs and can support new clubs as well as helping existing ones to continue delivering services.

Due to open soon

The Ann Maguire Arts Education Fund

This special fund supporting arts education has been created through donations made in memory of Ann Maguire, a school teacher from Leeds.

Funding is available for performing arts including drama, singing, instrumental music and dance.

Due to open December 2018

Time to Shine

Reducing loneliness and isolation and strengthening communities benefiting older people who are living in Leeds.

Round 10 due to open January 2019

Round 11 (final round) due to open April 2019