Listed below are various funding and finance opportuntities that we know about and think will be of interest to projects in Leeds. New opportunities are added regularly (with the newest appearing at the top of the list)...

Brelms Trust

brelmsThe Brelms Trust CIO, a small charitable incorporated organisation, provides grants to a range of charities and community projects in Yorkshire.

The funding is intended to support charitable causes that directly benefit Yorkshire communities with preference being given to charities working within communities to tackle disadvantage and to provide sustainable benefit.

Hilden Charitable Fund

hildencharitabletrustThe Hilden Charitable Fund supports charities in the UK and non-governmental organisations in the developing world. In the UK, the Fund supports projects concerned with: homelessness; asylum seekers and refugees; community-based initiatives for young people aged 16-25 years and penal reform. In the developing world, the Fund supports projects concerned with: community development; education; and health.

Average grants are £5,000 and the next deadline for applications is 2nd September.

Anchor Foundation - Deadline 31st July 2015

anchorfoundationThe Anchor Foundation makes grants to UK-registered Christian charities for projects that encourage social inclusion through ministries of healing and the arts.


Grants of between £500 and £10,000 are available per year with annual deadlines for applications  31 January and 31 July.


Application forms are available to complete online and to download from the Foundation's website.



Starbucks Youth Action

youthactionUK Youth and Starbucks are inviting groups working with young people not in education or employment in England, Scotland and Wales to apply for grants of up to £1,000.

Now in its fifth year, Starbucks Youth Action aims to inspire and support 16 to 24 year olds who want to make a positive impact in their community. Its goal in 2015 is to engage 50,000 young people, who will in turn innovate, take action and inspire 100,000 individuals in their communities.