Launched in 2016 as a new initiative for Leeds, this fund accepts contributions from individuals and companies wanting to support the city in which they live and/or work.
Responding to a variety of needs across the city, the fund distributes #GiveLoveLeeds grants of up to £2,500, as well as larger Strategic Grants of up to £25,000, and Micro Grants of up to £500 to support new and emerging community activity across Leeds. This year The Leeds Fund strategic priority is mental health.
Our Leeds Fund Mental Health Champion: Stevie Ward
We’re proud to have Leeds Rhinos player, Stevie Ward backing The Leeds Fund as a mental health champion
As a Leeds Fund Champion, I am extremely proud to be associated with an organisation who works tirelessly across the city to provide opportunities for all. They continue to lead on the awareness and prevention of mental health issues in the city and have supported a large number of organisations on the ground making a huge difference.