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You can find out about the latest funding opportunities and get help here.

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Our expert team can help you find and apply for funding.  We run regular training and networking events where you can meet funders, find out about new funding opportunities and how to apply.  We run bid writing workshops and can work with you on getting your application right.  We work in partnership with a number of local and national funders and know what they’re looking for.  We also share the latest information about what’s currently available on this page, in our newsletter and on social media.

Feel free to get in touch at any time to discuss your ideas and needs and we’ll help you find the right funding for the job.

Get Seed Funding from Us

In addition we manage some small pots of funding ourselves including:

  • seed funding for community learning projects – Find out more
  • the Thriving Kirklees Health Action Fund – grants of up to £4000 for projects that will improve the health of disadvantaged families and young people and families – Find out more
Both funds are managed by our Supporting Communities Lead, Bridget Hughes.

Find out about other local funding

name website description
information
Kirklees4Funding http://www.open4funding.info/kirklees/ Searchable database of funding news and opportunities for community groups and businesses in Kirklees
crowdfunding
Dewsbury Soup http://www.dewsburysoup.org.uk/ Community crowdfunding events for North Kirklees
Huddersfield Soup https://www.huddersfieldsoup.com/ Community crowdfunding events for South Kirklees
Growing Great Places https://www.spacehive.com/movement/growinggreatplaces New community crowdfunding initiative from Kirklees Council
micro grants (under £1000)
The Loose Change Charity http://theloosechangecharity.co.uk/ Small grants to help with core running costs for small charities in Huddersfield
One17Design Charitable Trust http://www.one17design.com/charity.html Small grants for people and organisations local to it’s base in Armitage Bridge
small grants (under £10,000)
One Community Foundation https://www.one-community.org.uk/ Manages and distributes a number of local funds in Kirklees and some local pots of national funds
Community Plus https://www.kirklees.gov.uk/beta/voluntary-and-community-support/community-plus.aspx Support and funding for community groups via Do Something Now fund
Locala Community Fund https://www.locala.org.uk/about-us/locala-community-fund/ Small grants for third sector organisation in Kirklees, Calderdale and Bradford
Safer Communities Fund https://www.westyorkshire-pcc.gov.uk/safer-communities-fund.aspx The West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s fund to fund projects that help to keep communities safe and feeling safe
Go For It Grants https://www.htafcfoundation.com/trust-fund/go-for-it-grants/ Small grants from Huddersfield Town Foundation for projects that benefit the local community
large grants (over £10,000)
Community Plus https://www.kirklees.gov.uk/beta/voluntary-and-community-support/community-plus.aspx Support and funding for community groups via Do Something Now fund
loans
Key Fund https://thekeyfund.co.uk/ Loans and grants for community and social enterprises

Latest Funding News

Safer Communities Fund now open

The Safer Communities Fund has been launched to help voluntary, community groups, charities and partners keep their communities safe and feeling safe.  Grants will be...

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