TSL (Third Sector Leaders) in Kirklees awarded Gwennie’s Retreat £900 on December 21, 2021. TSL started as a membership organisation that aimed to bring together and represent the whole of the third sector in Kirklees and in 2015 became a fully-fledged charity.
TSL works with voluntary and community groups, charities, social enterprises, clubs, associations and other not-for-profit organisations in Kirklees to help them achieve their aims and do more.
The Locala Community Fund donated £1,500 on December 17, 2021. Every year this fund donates at least £10,000 to community, third sector and charity organisations in Bradford, Calderdale and Kirklees who apply for up to £1,500 to support their projects. The Community Fund is part of Locala’s social enterprise commitment investing any profits back into services or community projects.
The Loose change charity gave £250. The Loose Change Charity is based in Huddersfield and people sign up to donate £1 a week which is then distributed to Huddersfield charities struggling for funding. To sign up to give £1 a week email email@example.com
The Jimmy Dickinson fund at One Community has donated £1,956. The fund helps people struggling with mental health issues, especially people who are isolated or lonely. The way One Community Foundation Kirklees works is that businesses and individuals make donations to the foundation and the income this huge pot of money – now standing at more than £3m – earns in interest is then given away to charities, community groups and people in crisis in Kirklees.
Christian charitable grant-making trust The Archer Trust has donated £2,000. The trust was set up in 1994 in memory of Ronnie Archer, who rose through the ranks of corporate giant Unilever to become vice-chairman.
Magic Little Grants is funded by the People’s Postcode Lottery and has donated £500. In 2021 it has given £500 grants to 2000 charitable organisations.
The Leathersellers Company Charitable Fund gave a £1,000 grant in September 2021.
The Leathersellers Company is one of the ancient Livery Companies of the City of London, founded by royal charter in 1444 with authority to control the sale of leather within the City.
The Company no longer has this regulatory role and instead devotes its energies to support for charity, education and the British leather trade.
National Lottery Awards for All which is part of The National Lottery Community Fund gave £9,780 in August 2021. The National Lottery’s Awards for All offers grants of between £300 and £10,000 for grassroots and community activities.
The D’Oyly Carte Charitable trust gave a £3,500 grant in August 2021. This Trust helps charities in the UK involved in the arts, health, medical welfare and environmental protection or improvement.
The Fitton Trust makes grants to charities and donated £200 in August 2021.
Car sales company Arnold Clark donated £1,000 in July 2021. Arnold Clark launched a charitable Community Fund in March 2020 to provide financial help to community groups and charities that had been significantly affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
So far it has helped more than 9,500 organisations and concentrates on helping relieve poverty, supporting food banks, toy banks and the need for housing and accommodation.
The National Lottery Community Fund gave a £1,365 grant in July 2021.
The fund distributes more than £600m a year to communities across the UK.
One Community Foundation Kirklees gave Gwennie’s Getaways a £7,656 grant in July 2021.
Businesses and individuals make donations to the foundation and the income this huge pot of money – now standing at more than £3m – earns in interest is then given away to charities, community groups and people in crisis in Kirklees.
This means it can help lots of smaller charities.
In June 2020 Gwennie’s Getwaways received these three donations.
£3,000 from the Souter Charitable Trust. This was set up by Sir Brian and Lady Elizabeth Souter for the relief of human suffering in the UK and overseas.
£1,000 from the Astor Foundation which supports medical research and several other good causes including children and the disabled.
£250 donation from Squire Patton Boggs which helps charities dedicated to helping children and the disabled.