Meet the Funder: Wades Charity

 Registration is closed for this event
This course is interactive so you will be able to ask questions and join in discussions. Suitable for: any charity or constituted group based or delivering social or recreational related activities/services in the pre-1974 areas of Leeds (roughly LS1-LS17)


Meet Kathryn Hodges, Grants Adviser & Administrator for the Wades Charity, which gives grants to charities and constituted groups (voluntary/community organisations with a constitution) which meet at least one of the Trust’s objectives:

  1. recreational activities
  2. preservation of public open space

The Trust offers: Main grants over £300, (usually up to around £6,000) for registered charities and Small Grants up to £300 for constituted groups (you don’t need to be a registered charity to access small grants) and Covid Recovery Grants of up to £500 to small groups towards re-starting activities post lockdown. Applicants must be within the pre-1974 boundaries of Leeds (roughly LS1 – LS17). The Trust is particularly interested in applications that support Children & Young People, the Elderly, the wider Community, the Arts and Open Space and will consider applications supporting all or any section of the community

Kathryn will outline the criteria and application process of the Trust, giving tips on making a good application. To find out more about the Trust go to: Home page | Wade's Charity at the Heart of Leeds (  The event will be very informal and you will have the opportunity to ask Kathryn questions.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn more about the Trust and the funding it gives
  • Check your planned request for funding (and your organisation) is eligible
  • Know what makes a successful funding application to the Trust

The session will be facilitated by Kaye Wilson, Project Worker, Voluntary Action Leeds

The session is open and free to charities, voluntary, community or faith groups in Leeds.

The event will be delivered via Zoom and joining details will be sent after you have booked. 


  • Zoom Online Training

    Participants will need to download the Zoom app on their computer 48 hours beforehand, full details will be emailed prior to the event, including all information on how to access the session.

    Please note, this will be an interactive training course and participants may be encouraged to engage in the session. Please have a pen and paper handy.


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19th October 2021 14:00 through 15:00
Zoom Training Session
Details will be emailed once registered
United Kingdom
Phone: 0113 2977920