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Groundwork is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority to deliver ‘Community Grants’ – a programme designed to support people with more complex barriers to accessing work move towards employment and digital inclusion.

The £2.8m programme offers funding pots of typically £20,000 to voluntary, community or social enterprise (VCSE) organisations across West Yorkshire.

The programme is planned to be open from May 2024 for applications, with rolling grant panels throughout a six-week period. Successful projects projects will be expected to complete delivery by December 2024 .


Register Your Interest

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Please complete this short form if you would like to register your interest to find out more about WYCA Community Grants, including upcoming market engagement events and programme launch dates.

WYCA Community Grants Form

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If you have any queries, please email wyca.communitygrants@groundwork.org.uk or call 0121 236 8565.


About West Yorkshire Combined Authority Community Grants

The Community Grants project is being delivered by Groundwork UK and is funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF). In West Yorkshire the West Yorkshire Combined Authority leads the implementation of the Fund as part of the Mayor’s ambition to make West Yorkshire the best place to work, learn and live.

About the UK Shared Prosperity Fund

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills.

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