Leeds Youth Jazz Rock Orchestra


  The Leeds Youth Jazz Rock Orchestra (LYJRO) received a grant from a funding called LS£ash (Youth Opportunity Fund) which was coordinated by The Youth Association. This grant has meant the band have had the money to record their second CD. The money was put towards studio time and the production of the CD’s. At … Continue reading Leeds Youth Jazz Rock Orchestra

Funding Opportunities – February 2011


Women and girls Financial assistance is available for groups to carry out projects that advance justice and equality for women and girls in the UK. The total fund is worth £100,000. It is expected that only two or three proposals will be funded. Rosa runs grants rounds on issues within its key areas: Economic Justice, … Continue reading Funding Opportunities – February 2011

Local funding for local people…


One way of tackling funding shortfalls is to raise the money previously provided by government and local government is to raise the money locally. Hackney Council for Voluntary Service is looking at developing a programme of local giving. The residents on a defined social housing estate in the borough would pay a set amount per … Continue reading Local funding for local people…

LS£ash


In June Leeds City Council was informed by the Department for Education that the “ring fence” was removed from the Youth Opportunity Fund (YOF), in addition to this the Youth Capital Fund (YCF) was reduced by 50%. Over the past 3 months, members of the LS£ash panel have been in a range meetings regarding the … Continue reading LS£ash

UK Youth's Enterprise Challenge Programme


As part of a 3 year project funded by the Garfield Weston Trust to support youth workers to develop enterprise skills with their young people in non-formal education, UK Youth have developed an Enterprise Challenges Programme. With the generous support of The Garfield Weston Foundation, UK Youth has recently launched its ‘Creating a Can Do Culture’ … Continue reading UK Youth's Enterprise Challenge Programme

UK Youth’s Enterprise Challenge Programme


As part of a 3 year project funded by the Garfield Weston Trust to support youth workers to develop enterprise skills with their young people in non-formal education, UK Youth have developed an Enterprise Challenges Programme. With the generous support of The Garfield Weston Foundation, UK Youth has recently launched its ‘Creating a Can Do Culture’ … Continue reading UK Youth’s Enterprise Challenge Programme

News/Jobs – Voluntary Action Leeds


New VA-L Facilitation Service Kathy Faulks, VA-L’s Small Groups Development Worker, is offering groups the opportunity to use her skills and experience in the sector to facilitate away days and workshops. Contact Kathy on 0113 297 7943 or email her on kathy.faulks@val.org.uk Coalition sets out “Big Society” plan The Prime Minister has launched a cross-Government … Continue reading News/Jobs – Voluntary Action Leeds

[Jobs] Feel like inspiring you(th)?


Here’s some information we were sent regarding Job Vacancies with a new training organisation, INSPIRING YOU(TH). Please don’t contact us about it, we’re just letting you know! Inspiring You(th) is an exciting and innovative training company providing high quality NVQ training, apprenticeships and professional development services which meet the needs and aspirations of the children … Continue reading [Jobs] Feel like inspiring you(th)?

Funding news


Kirklees Council Environmental Grant Scheme Community & voluntary groups with ideas to improve the local environment are invited to submit applications to this popular grant scheme. More details: http://bit.ly/9nKnid Sport Unlimited Sport Unlimited is a Sport England initiative, an integral part of the Government’s Physical Education and Sport Strategy for Young People.  It aims to … Continue reading Funding news