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.


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 2017-2018

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Our Impact

We’ve distributed over £38 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.

Leeds Together at RSM

On the 24th June the final Leeds Together Event of this series was hosted by leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM. Hosted in partnership with 4 key organisations in Leeds, this event series brings together businesses and the community, providing an opportunity to understand the issues facing the city…

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Leeds Businesses Highlight Loneliness in the City

During National Loneliness Week, supporters including businesses and individuals from Leeds Community Foundation were invited to take part in a unique event which brought to life some of the community projects and groups that have been supported by the foundation…

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Meet Nasser

“Hamara means ‘Ours’ and everyone is welcome here. There are no restrictions, it’s not only for Asians or any other ethnic groups; it’s for everyone”…

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