- Total grants
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- Earliest award date
- 24 May 2006
- Latest award date
- 10 Dec 2018
- Total GBP grants
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- Largest GBP award
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Developing a Community Arts Academy 15 Dec 2017
Heads Together works with young people in East Leeds using creative opportunities and methods to improve their skills. Through this grant, it will pilot a Community Arts Academy where young artists can receive training, mentoring and take part in real-life participatory projects.
A Cultural Community College 05 Mar 2018
Four year funding will support Slung Low to establish a Cultural Community College at the HUB in Holbeck, Leeds. The college will offer a permanent regular programme of free cultural participation made up of a variety of workshops and courses in a wide range of cultural activities, led by artists and curated by local participants.
Getaway Girls empowers girls and young women aged 11–25 to build confidence, develop new skills and take positive risks in an environment that offers cooperation and support. Follow-on funding will help the organisation to develop a strength-based approach to supporting more young women from diverse communities.
A major gifts award to The Koestler Trust 04 Dec 2018
The Koestler Trust is a national organisation which plays a unique role in motivating offenders to take part and achieve in the arts, and in showcasing this art to the public. They encourage ex-offenders to change their lives through taking part in the arts, and challenge negative preconceptions of what ex-offenders are capable of. In recent years, they have significantly increased the range, reach and impact of their activities, ensuring that creativity remains present across the British criminal justice system. A ten year grant, index-linked to mitigate the impact of inflation, will underpin the national work of the organisation with prisoners and their families.
Migrant Futures 10 Dec 2018
Migrant Action is an advocacy and rights-based organisation based in South Yorkshire that provides information, guidance, advocacy support and practical assistance to people who have migrated to the UK. Funding will support Migrant Action to cooperate with different agencies to deliver holistic support, strengthen local partnerships and influence wider change.
Renovating 20 derelict properties to provide homeless people wth safe, decent homes. Training 120 disadvantaged volunteers in construction skills, improve their life skills, employability, integration.
Use of facilities at Woodsley Multicultural Community Centre.
Northern Social Circuit: Community Programmers 08 May 2017
Red Ladder Theatre Company (RL) based in Leeds, is developing a Northern Social Circuit to bring small-scale theatre to 15 areas with limited opportunities for cultural engagement. RL seek to address the under-representation of people from low socio economic backgrounds both in audiences and in cultural programming in these communities. The organisation will empower individuals through a skills development scheme as a part of their programme of work.
Mermaids works with and on behalf of transgender and gender variant children and young people in England, Scotland and Wales. It plans to recruit a Volunteer and Events Manager to expand its volunteer team, develop a peer mentoring scheme, extend delivery and significantly enhance its external profile and influence.
The Vulture's Song 15 Dec 2017
The Blahs will explore and test an integrated model involving participatory theatre and digital learning to support social, moral, spiritual and cultural learning in six Leeds primary schools. A performance of The Vultures’ Song about the Partition of India, will enable pupils to engage with concepts of homeland, belonging, cultural/faith identity and citizenship.
City of Sanctuary is a movement to build a culture of hospitality for people seeking sanctuary in the UK. This grant supports the development of joint creative communications content for the Lift the Ban coalition and campaign to give people seeking asylum the right to work.
Take Two 28 Sep 2010
To develop and evaluate a speaking and listening programme for secondary pupils in Salford and London to equip them for the world of work.
3-year England and Wales scale up of DigiSmart, an engaging literacy and ICT intervention targeting 20,000 at-risk Year 5 students. Teacher feedback to date is that DigiSmart strategies are having a positive impact on classroom behaviour and incidences of truancy in addition to its expected literacy gains; LIFT now wants to develop its intervention in relation to growing national evidence base linking low primary-age literacy to an increased likelihood of truancy and exclusion in secondary school.
Two years' core funding to strengthen the stability and sustainability of the organisation, expand services and share good practice 19 Oct 2015
The charity plans to strengthen its stability and sustainability through core funding for key posts, as well as further developing income generation and relationships with key businesses. This will enable it to expand its services in Leeds to reach new groups of young women, build new partnerships to expand its offer geographically across the city and share good practice with other organisations locally and nationally.
Asylum Matters 07 Nov 2016
OPEL will bring together two existing advocacy/campaigning projects, Still Human Still Here and Regional Asylum Activism, building on the successes of both. OPEL will be hosted by City of Sanctuary and will take forward the eight advocacy priorities identified at the Sanctuary Summit in November 2014 and endorsed by some 320 organisations. The project will work at local, regional and national levels to secure concrete improvements in both policy and practice towards asylum seekers and refugees.
Change management and capacity building. 12 Jul 2010
A change management and capacity building project, which supports our capital expansion and the Lyric to become a national exemplar for innovative children's service delivery.
Structured supplementary provision to enhance the employability and post-16 progression to FE and HE for young people of Pakistani and Kashmiri descent