Open Grants Programmes

The following programmes are open for applications, with deadlines as detailed below. Please ensure you read the Guidelines for the programme to which you are applying as they contain important information about the application process and specific criteria for each scheme. Also, prior to applying make sure you read the guidelines on the ‘before you apply‘ page of our website and download and read a copy of our LCF Grantmaking Handbook for everything you need to know in regards to our grant making. We are moving towards digital applications for most of our grants programmes, where that is possible. If you find this method of applying difficult, please email grants@leedscf.org.uk or contact the grants team on 0113 242 2426 for support. lcf

The following grant programmes are currently open for applications:

Time to Shine

Closing date 12noon Wednesday 10 January 2018

We are seeking projects which will support independence and freedom through sustainable transport models. Please note the fund is not able to cover costs of purchasing or running minibuses.

Solutions for an Ageing Society

Expressions of Interest can be submitted at any time

Grants up to £5,000 for social entrepreneurs with sustainable ideas to help older people to live positive, independent lives in local communities.

Leeds Fund: Micro Grants

This fund does not have a set deadline but reviews applications every couple of weeks.

Small grants of under £500 will support individuals who are social entrepreneurs/community activists or groups with a turnover of under £2,500 looking to develop and/or implement ideas that benefit Leeds residents.

Henry Smith

Ongoing

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

Other Grants Programmes

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