Open Grants

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

We recommend you check our Applying for a Grant section first to see if you’re eligible and what our application process involves.

Wesleyan Foundation Large Grants

This programme seeks to fund established organisations that focus on health, social and education.

Grant size
£2,000 to £10,000

Location
Leeds

Deadline
24/07/2019 at 12 noon

The Leeds Fund: Small Grants

The Leeds Fund encapsulates Leeds Community Foundation’s values and vision of creating a city of opportunity for all. This round is focused on community capacity building and cohesion.

Grant size
£500 to £2,500

Location
Leeds

Deadline
22/08/2019 at 12 noon

Big Change Leeds Fund

Big change Leeds is a positive alternative giving campaign designed to question behaviours and raise awareness of alternative ways to help to people in need on the street of Leeds city centre, by donating on online.

Grant size
Up to £2,500

Location
Leeds

Deadline
22/08/2019 at 12 noon

Pears Youth Fund

This fund encourages projects that actively involve young people in their design and delivery and that focus on voice, engagement and influence.

Grant size
Up to £10,000

Location
Leeds and Bradford

Deadline
26/09/2019 at 12 noon

The Leeds Fund: Micro Grants

The Leeds Fund: Micro Grants support individuals and small groups delivering locally-based grassroots activity in communities across Leeds.

Grant size
£100 to £500

Location
Leeds 

Deadline
Ongoing

Henry Smith Charity

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

Grant size
£20,000 to £180,000

Location
Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield

Deadline
Ongoing

Upcoming Grants Programmes

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

Summer

Jimbo’s Fund
Supporting voluntary and community groups across Leeds.

Leeds Fund Small Grants
Projects that encapsulate Leeds Community Foundation’s values and vision of creating a city of opportunity for all.

Winter Wellbeing Grants
Supporting projects that target vulnerable people across the age spectrum in Leeds who are the most susceptible to the adverse effects of cold and severe weather.

Autumn

Community Partnering Fund
Supporting groups that are tackling fuel poverty, promote STEM and promote the Priority Services Register (PSR).

The High Sheriff of West Yorkshire Fund
Supporting law and order in the widest sense, and particularly initiatives to reduce crime and rehabilitate offenders within West Yorkshire.

Ideas that Change Lives Grants
Business guidance and financial investment to help organisations and  individuals to develop socially enterprising ideas that enable people in Leeds with care and support needs to remain independent.

Lunch Clubs Grants
Supporting the day to day running costs of lunch clubs for older people, promoting social inclusion and good nutrition.

The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation Fund
Supporting community groups and enterprises to improve the health, wellbeing and life chances of local people in the communities of greatest need.