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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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Young Women’s Emergency Fund £150 Grants – from Getaway Girls and Young Women’s Trust

Getaway Girls has partnered with Young Women’s Trust to support the distribution of  Emergency grants for young women.  We are asking Third sector organisations to refer young women to Getaway Girls on the form attached if they fit the criteria for the grant.  Criteria Must be:  Aged 18 – 25 Has her own bank account  […]

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New Targeted Prevention Grant Fund worth £100 000 launched

New Targeted Prevention Grant Fund worth £100 000 launched West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) has launched a new Targeted Prevention Grant Fund worth £100 000 to help reduce the gap in health equalities across the area. The aim of the fund is to support targeted, community level preventative interventions that […]

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Funding opportunity in Leeds (Next Steps Accommodation Programme)

Dear LMP partners, There is a small grant funded opportunity available to aid a cohort of people who were rehoused from the night shelter as part of the MHCLG ‘Everyone In’ directive. The local authority has secured funds from the MHCLG as part of their Next Steps Accommodation Programme. Information can be found here Providers […]

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Covid-19 grants focusing on young people webinar

Public Health and partners across the city want/need to engage young people (16 – 30 age bracket) and those with trusted relationships in order to develop a meaningful plan to prevent outbreaks. Forum Central has commissioned Street Games to deliver an online webinar aimed at practitioners working with young people. The webinars will update on […]

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