the Community Foundation for the people of Kirklees.

The Kirklees Community Fund

This fund supports voluntary activity across Kirklees, and was created by the transfer of inactive ocal charitable trusts.

Kumon Y’all (Pictured above), were awarded a £500 contribution towards the costs of a canoe-based expedition, as part of the Duke of Edinburgh gold award. Kumon Y’all works with young people to actively involve them in their community, river clean-ups, litter picking, fundraising, and sports activities. All undertaken to rise to the challenge of modern day life, in multi-lingual, multi-cultural Britain.

You can apply for up to £1,000. Applications are invited for project, equipment expenditure and operating costs. To make an application, scroll down to the bottom of this page and click on the 'apply now button', and follow the on-screen instructions. (Do not delete your registration email, as this contains a link to your application form, and will enable you to go back and complete details at a later stage, if you require).

See below for the fund application deadlines. Please be aware that it can take up to 3 months before you receive any funding, so please schedule your project accordingly. ALL supporting documents must be received with your application - either by post, or attached with the online application form.

  • Spring Funding Round Open until 28th February
  • Summer Funding Round Open until 31st May
  • Autumn Funding Round Open until 31st August
  • Winter Funding Round Open until 31st October

One Community makes grants to a wide range of organisations. The Foundation is particularly keen to help grassroots community groups, and small-to-medium-sized voluntary organisations, and priority will be given to these groups. We do not normally make grants to large local, regional and national charities. If in doubt whether your application can be considered, please contact us: (01484) 468397.

Want to make a funding application? Read our guidelines first...

If you have no computer knowledge and would prefer a paper application form, please conatct us (01484) 468397.

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