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📢 Now Open | The Bradford Fund Microgrants

Added: 02/01/2024

Leeds Community Foundation

GiveBradford is pleased to open the latest round of The Bradford Fund Microgrants for applications.

The Bradford Fund Microgrants can be used to part-fund or fully-fund a variety of activities that will enable organisations of different kinds to support their communities. The fund is aimed at small and emerging Bradford-based Community Organisations who may not be able to access larger grants programmes.


Key information

  • These grants are for formally constituted groups. This means that your group or organisation has a formal document explaining the purpose of your group and how it is organised
  • Organisations must have an income under £75,000 in the most recent financial year to be eligible
  • Activity must be based in Braford, and applicants must be based in or have a demonstrable connection to Bradford
  • Only one application per organisation can be considered per round Applications from groups who have received a microgrant in the past year will not be considered


Examples of activity that can be funded

  • One-off projects, expanding existing activity or supporting your organisation’s development
  • Past microgrant activities include community gardening, training for organisation staff, mini-festivals, crafts workshops, employability programmes, sports clubs, marketing consultation, animation activities for children, and more
  • Past-funded themes include: health and wellbeing; providing enriching experiences; creating safe and friendly communities; and skills building

These are just examples however. You will know best what is needed to support and empower your communities, and we welcome applications for a wide range of activities.


Grant Size: Up to £2,500

Location: Bradford Metropolitan District

Duration: Up to 1 year

Application Deadline: 31/01/2024 at 12 noon

Decisions: March 2024


Read more and apply here

Leeds Community Foundation

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