Who is eligible?


Grants of up to £500 will be available for individuals between the ages of 11 and 18, living in West Yorkshire, who have a talent in either the performing arts (including drama, singing, instrumental music and dance) or languages (including cultural immersion) and can demonstrate that their personal circumstances prevent them from fully developing their skills. 

The fund is also open for Leeds-based community groups who provide activities for talented young people meeting the criteria above. Groups can apply for grants of up to £5000.  

When should I apply?

   The fund opens for applications annually at the beginning December . We are open to new grant applications this year from the 2nd of December 2019 and the deadline will be the 3rd of February 2020.

Decisions will be taken by members of a nominated panel and all applicants will be notified of the results.


How should I apply?


There are separate application forms for individuals and for groups. They can be found at www.leedscf.org.uk/grant-making. 

Applications will need to be approved by a teacher or other responsible person and will not be given directly by the individual themselves.
For further information please contact: 
Leeds Community Foundation, First Floor 51a St Paul’s St, Leeds LS1 2TE
T: 0113 242 2426      
E: grants@leedscf.org.uk