the Community Foundation for the people of Kirklees.
The Fund supports charities and voluntary groups operating in Kirklees. Applications are invited for project, equipment expenditure and operating costs.
The General Fund is comprised of 8 funds (see below). These funds have combined their giving to increase the availability of grants, by opening on a quarterly basis.
J L Brierley Fund
Established by John L Brierley Ltd, this fund has an interest in supporting voluntary activity across Kirklees.
Hazel Charlesworth Fund
This fund was established by Hazel, and while it is happy to fund Kirklees charities, it has a particular interest in Lindley.
Judith & Neil Charlesworth Fund
Local donors, Judith and Neil have a special interest in the Huddersfield post code areas of HD1, HD3 and HD7; although they will support voluntary groups from across Kirklees. Learn more about why Judith and Neil established a fund with the Foundation.
Kirklees General Fund
This fund supports voluntary activity across Kirklees, and was created with the transfer of moribund charitable trusts totalling, £439,219.
Stephen Wood Fund
Local donor Stephen has a wide interest in community activities, and set up his fund to support voluntary activities throughout Kirklees
This Fund supports the relief of people in Kirklees (including children) with disabilities, mental health problems and illnesses; and/or, the education and development of young persons under the age of 21.
Community First General Fund / Grassroots General Fund
These funds were established with the support of several local donors and both support Kirklees voluntary activity.
Kirklees Police Fund
This fund will support voluntary activity and charities across Kirklees.
This fund opens on a quarterly basis (see below), and you can apply for up to £1,000.
If you are unsure if your group can make an application, please call us for more information: (01484) 468397
**If you require a paper application form, please get in touch for a copy.
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The next funding round is: Summer - which opens on 1st July, and closes on 31st August. If you have no computer knowledge and would prefer a paper application form, please conatct us (01484) 468397.
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