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Passionate about Leeds!

May 17, 2012 Comments Off on Passionate about Leeds!

A spirit of giving brings together all types of people to tackle important social issues in a community. Our core passion is “community philanthropy” so we are happy to share advice on how you can make the difference you’d like to see in Leeds.          

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Join us May 16th at Greenhouse in Beeston

May 15, 2012 Comments Off on Join us May 16th at Greenhouse in Beeston

JOIN US ON MAY 16TH TO HEAR HOW GROUPS ARE WORKING TOGETHER ON ‘EMPTY HOMES’ AND HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED. Register at: http://calltoactionemptyhomes.eventbrite.co.uk What does your home mean to you? Our homes  are an anchor for our family life and they help to shape our neighbourhoods. Some of us rent and some own, yet […]

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Donate to local groups at 9am on May 14th

May 10, 2012 Comments Off on Donate to local groups at 9am on May 14th

Make TWICE as big a difference! £1,000 MATCH FUNDING PER GROUP available at 9AM Monday MAY 14! Groups registered through LCF on Localgiving.com will be eligible for up to £1,000 of matched funding starting at 9am on May 14th. Leeds Community Foundation has committed £17,500 to the May Match Funding Challenge.  TO DONATE TO A […]

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High Score!

May 10, 2012 Comments Off on High Score!

LCF  had a great time at the bowling fundraiser for the Lord Mayor’s Charity –  Thanks, Voluntary Action Leeds!

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Call to Action: Turning Empty Houses into Homes

May 03, 2012 Comments Off on Call to Action: Turning Empty Houses into Homes

We aim to start by raising £45,000 to turn a crumbling empty house into a liveable home – and are calling for  cash donations to buy specific household items and ‘pledges in kind’ from businesses and organisations keen to help with the physical transformation of an empty home. And this is just the beginning! >> […]

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The Funding Network: Application Deadline is Friday, April 27, 2012

Apr 23, 2012 Comments Off on The Funding Network: Application Deadline is Friday, April 27, 2012

Is your project helping create social change in local communities in Leeds? Does your work fit under one of the following categories: Human Rights, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Education or Conflict Prevention & Resolution?  If so, we invite you to apply for a grant of up to £5,000 from the Funding Network.  >> Read more on […]

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May Match Fund Challenge!

Apr 20, 2012 Comments Off on May Match Fund Challenge!

Groups registered through LCF on Localgiving.com will be eligible for up to £1,000 of matched funding starting on May 14th. Leeds Community Foundation has committed £17,500 to the May Match Funding Challenge.   FREE TRAINING: FUNDRAISING ON Localgiving.com and 1:1 SUPPORT FOR ADDING YOUR GROUP TO Localgiving.com >> Read More . . .   Free Events […]

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Your voice counts!

Apr 12, 2012 Comments Off on Your voice counts!

Concerned about the 2012 budget limits for charitable donations? The Leeds Community Foundation recommends three things: (1) Write to your local MP, expressing your concern. (2) Write directly to David Cameron and George Osborne. (3) Sign up to a campaign called “Give it back George” at (www.giveitbackgeorge.org). >> Read more . . . LOCAL CHARITIES […]

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DragonBoat Race Waiting List Opened

Mar 25, 2012 Comments Off on DragonBoat Race Waiting List Opened

Have you signed up your team yet?  Requests to sign up teams for June 30 have been fantastic – in fact, we’ve had to open up a waiting list! If you’d like to get in on Dragon Boat 2012 – call Amanda at 0113-242-2426.

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£100,000 raised across West Yorkshire in 24 hours!

Mar 04, 2012 Comments Off on £100,000 raised across West Yorkshire in 24 hours!

Thank you! With your help, 97 charities who are ‘live’ on Localgiving.com raised over £47,000 during the March Match Fund on March 1st. That £47,000, along with the  £47,000 in matched funding and Gift Aid contributions, makes a brilliant total of over £100,000, which all goes to support community activities and projects in West Yorkshire. […]

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