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Resource of the Week – #VintageLMP- Financial Support to Asylum Seeking or Refugee Students

Remember this? A guide to Financial Support for Refugees and Asylum Seeking Students? We blogged about this back in in February 2020 but it’s still up to date https://migrationpartnership.org.uk/resource-of-the-week-financial-help-for-asylum-seeking-and-refugee-students/ Over the coming months, we’re going to repost some old Resources of the Week that you might have forgotten about so brace yourselves…  

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Leeds Healthy Holidays Grants – Third Sector Organisations

Supported by the Department for Education’s Holiday Activities and Food Programme, this Fund will support projects that promote healthy, fun enriched holidays across the whole of Leeds, particularly for children and young people eligible for Free School Meals, through providing Healthy Holiday activities. https://www.leedscf.org.uk/grants/healthy-holidays/ Projects should provide food and engaging activities for school-aged young people over the […]

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Covid-19 – VCSE Resilience Survey May 2021

Responding to Covid-19 – VCSE Resilience Survey May 2021  Voluntary Action Leeds (VAL) have been working with Forum Central & other partners to launch a survey looking at the Resilience of the VCSE in Leeds. It is important that as many organisations, both large & small take part in this survey and to include the migrant third sector to […]

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Empowering Women Fund is Open

Leeds Women’s Aid are proud to announce they are part of the national Labyrinth Project. The Labyrinth Project  is launching a grants scheme – The Empowering Women Fund  – as part of the wider project which has opened for applications on 12th April. About the Empowering Women Fund In response to the ongoing impact of […]

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The University of Leeds Sanctuary Scholarships are open for application 2021

“We are pleased to offer scholarships for forced migrants to the UK. The Sanctuary Scholarship is open to people who wish to study any undergraduate, postgraduate or research degree. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition and £10,000 a year towards living costs.  “There are a limited number of scholarships available. Successful applicants will […]

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Leeds University Sanctuary Scholarship is opening on Monday 8th March 2021

Leeds University’s Sanctuary Scholarship is opening on Monday 8th March 2021 Key changes include: Closing date is now 10th May, rather than the standard mid-July, to enable UG applicants to know the result of their application before having to accept/decline offers to study Foundation degrees are now eligible Students must have an offer to study […]

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Third Sector Resilience in Leeds – Survey Results Feb 2021

Charities and voluntary groups are playing a critical role responding to the ongoing pandemic in their support of our communities. The financial implications of mobilising and supporting volunteers, and the increased demand in services, has placed pressure on the sector and requires them to work more flexibly. The findings of this Resilience Survey highlight the […]

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The Allen Lane Foundation – Social Cohesion Programme

This is a new funding programme, which has been established to provide support to local communities. It will focus on funding projects that aim to proactively break down barriers and tensions between different groups of people, and build a more cohesive and inclusive community for all. The Social Cohesion programme will look to support grassroots […]

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Funding Oppotunity: Leeds Community Foundation

The Leeds Community Foundation have launched a funding programme to cover the cost of community organisations being able to take the time and space to step back from delivery and undertake strategic development work. It gives busy leaders and teams the support and resources to: reflect on their successes and understand what makes them resilient […]

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MSc Maths, MSc Physics, and MSc Mech Eng Scholarship available from Verder Leeds Scholarships

The Verder Leeds Scholarship is available for forced migrants to the UK, such as asylum seekers or refugees, wishing to study selected taught Masters courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.  It provides fees and a maintenance grant of approximately £9,000. The eligible courses (as stipulated by Verder) are: MSc Maths MSc Physics […]

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Grant funding opportunity- addressing mental health inequalities in minority ethnic groups

As part of a broader programme of work to try to reduce inequalities, a new grants programme has been launched to fund local third sector social enterprises, community groups, and charities that are supporting local people from minority ethnic groups with their mental health. Addressing Mental Health Inequalities in Minority Ethnic Groups Grants The funding […]

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Have you been busy attending meetings during Covid? Claim back the time you spent in them at £35/hr

Thanks to Leeds Comunity Foundation, LMP can now provide back-fill costs to groups and organisations who attend strategic meetings in Leeds, and help to get the voices and opinions of Migrant Communities at the decision making tables – until the end of March 2021 This offer is open to all groups and organisations – all […]

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