Creating a city of opportunity for allWe have distributed over £38 million in grants to date across Leeds and Bradford, 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 and create opportunities for people to be Healthy and Well, Work and Learn, Thrive and Be Safe, and Experience and Play.
Our Impact 2017-2018
awarded in grants
Our Story: 2017-2018We’ve had a busy year with many exciting and significant highlights. Click below to read Our Story 2017-2018 and learn more about the impact we’ve had, as well as hear directly from some of our beneficiaries.
Investing in our communitiesWhile many of our grants are given to citywide projects, others are focused on specific areas, as shown. This year, we also distributed grants in Wakefield and the North East of England, thanks to some of our national funders.
“The fact that I can do a radio show and talk to people now, is a huge improvement. It’s made me comfortable with who I am…”read more
“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”…read more
“Most of my career I had worked on the railway as a train guard, but I saw an opportunity to build something more worthwhile…”read more