Creating a city of opportunity for all

We work together with partners to create positive change with the communities that need it most, by investing funding and expertise to build a better future now.​

Join The 100 Club

By investing in The 100 Club, supporters enable the Foundation to become increasingly resilient, boosting its grant making role.

Our Open Grants

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

GiveBradford

Our GiveBradford campaign helps businesses and individuals give back to the place in which they live and work.

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What we do.

Leeds Community Foundation supports thousands of charities and voluntary groups across the city, addressing inequalities and working together to help create opportunities for those that need help the most.

We invest in these groups by distributing grants and sharing advice – acting as a catalyst for positive change. Leeds Community Foundation relies on the generosity of individuals, businesses and public sector organisations to help local people to gain the support they need now, while investing in a brighter future for all. ​

Our Impact 2018/2019

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Our Impact

We’ve distributed over £42 million in grants to date, enabling positive change in the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in our communities.

We distribute grants, share advice and use our specialist knowledge to help community projects thrive so they can make an even greater impact.

Our News

Keep up to date with our news, events and opportunities.

Our 100 Club Supporters: Quota

Martin Allison, Director at Quota Sales, is a member of the Leeds Community Foundation’s 100 Club, a patronage scheme for individuals who are motivated to make a difference in Leeds. Here, he discusses what he loves about the city, and why he’s still involved in the foundation he chaired in 2013-15…

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Q and A with Get Technology Together

Get Technology CIC help individuals and organisations practical skills and confidence in using technology. Through funding from Leeds Community Foundation, they were able to set up their Digital Access Point Project…

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Meet Andy

“Having classes like these are vital, it’s a place where people can go and join in on something…”

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