first_imgEnvironmental company’s fund offers grants to Bradford and Calderdale charities Chellow Heights Special School in Bradford for a library of tactile books for visually impaired pupilsSt Anthony’s Catholic Primary School in Clayton for diamond jubilee polo shirts for pupilsHome-Start CalderdaleLast year more than 50 charities applied to the fund.Application forms, and guidelines for making a submission, are available upon request from Melanie Rosser. Applications must be made by 27 June 2014. Tagged with: Funding Yorkshire The Leo Group Community Fund is inviting applications for funding from Bradford and Calderdale charities and good causes that work with children and young people.Since its launch in 2011, the Community Fund has made grants totalling more than £20,000: 13 organisations have already been awarded grants of up to £2,500 each.The fund is particularly keen to hear from good causes involved in sporting activities as well as cultural, educational and environmental projects.Leo Group is a waste management company that specialises in the collection and processing of animal by-products.Leo Group communications manager Melanie Rosser said:“As a major employer in both districts, we are proud to be at the heart of the community and – through the fund – have created a platform for injecting cash back into it to benefit local people long-term”.Past recipientsOpening up a new chapter of learning . . . (from left) Catherine Horn, (Community Liaison Officer) of the Leo Group; Carol Pratt, a visual impairment support worker at Chellow Heights Special School, Bradford; and pupil Mamoon Din. The school was one of the recipients of a grant from last year’s Leo Group Community Fund awards. Teachers used the money to develop a library of tactile books which they can use in an interactive approach to enable pupils to “read with their hands” for the first time.Organisations that have received grants in the past include: Advertisement  37 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Howard Lake | 4 June 2014 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img

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