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.

Mars in the Community Grants

The Mars in the Community programme supports projects and activities, which promote the development of cohesive, healthy and sustainable communities in and around our UK sites.
Grant size
£250 to £2,000
Location
Leeds – within a 15 mile radius of Birstall

Deadline
27/09/2018 at 12 noon

Time to Shine Small Funds

The Time to Shine Small Funds Programme has been established to help third-sector groups develop ways of reducing loneliness and isolation and strengthen communities benefiting older people defined as over 50 years of age who are living in Leeds.
Grant size
£10,000 to £20,000
Location
Leeds

Deadline
11/10/2018 at 12 noon

Community Partnering Fund

This Fund seeks to support innovative projects working with vulnerable people to address any of the following: fuel poverty and energy efficiency; carbon monoxide poisoning; engagement and employability in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics); use of the Priority Services Register.
Grant size
£1,000 and £10,000
Location
North of England

Deadline
16/10/2018 at 12 noon

Wesleyan Large Grants

The Wesleyan Foundation was established in 2017 to support various good causes throughout the UK. Grants will be considered for charities and community groups that promote or improve health, education, innovation or social development.
Grant size
£2,000 to £10,000
Location
Leeds

Deadline
18/10/2018 at 12 noon

Leeds Men’s Suicide Prevention Grants

Public Health – Leeds City Council and Leeds Community Foundation are working in partnership to fund local third sector community initiatives to offer social activities for men determined by local men themselves, and provide outreach work with targeted communities in order to reduce social isolation for men with higher risk of suicide.
Grant size
Up to £25,000
Location
Inner South, Inner West, Inner East Leeds & Horsforth
Deadline
Expressions of interest: 11/10/2018

Applications: 25/10/2018

Tampon Tax Community Fund

The Tampon Tax Fund allocates funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls.

Grant size
£5,000 to £10,000

Location
North & East Yorkshire, York, Hull, Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield

Deadline
5/11/2018 at 12 noon

Henry Smith Grants

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 – £60,000 per year for 1-3 years

Location
Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield

Deadline
Ongoing

The Leeds Fund Micro Grants

Small grants are available to support social entrepreneurs/community activists or groups with a turnover of under £2,500 looking to develop or implement ideas that benefit Leeds residents.
Grant size
Up to £500
Location
Leeds
Deadline
Ongoing

Upcoming Grants Programmes

Provident Social Impact Fund

 The programme will invest in activities that seek to alleviate the underlying problems that prevent social inclusion and enjoyment of a full modern life.

Due to open September 2018

High Sheriff of West Yorkshire Grants

This Fund aims to encourage young people aged 5-25 years to work together to prevent and combat crime to create safer communities.

Due to open September 2018

Lunch Club Grants

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

Due to open November 2018