The Caird Bardon Community Programme

The Caird Bardon Community Programme’s latest funding round has now opened. There is up to £250,000 available to projects in Leeds Metropolitan District wards each year. Successful projects will be awarded between £5,000 and £60,000. The closing date for the current round is 24th May 2010 and all applications will be managed by GrantScape, an environmental and community charity. Applications are made online from their website

For further details please visit the grant section at or alternatively please contact Matt Young on 01908 545780 for an informal discussion.

About GrantScape

GrantScape is a grant-making charity committed to improving our natural environment and the quality of life of local communities through its grant programmes. GrantScape has a heritage of 10 years experience, and grants totalling over £60 million have been awarded to deserving projects over this time.

Together with its trading subsidiary, GrantScape Services Ltd, it is also managing grant programmes on behalf of others and is keen to develop this service in the future. Surpluses generated will be ploughed back into GrantScape’s own grant-making programme, thereby “Making every penny count”.

GrantScape Services Ltd also offers a professional project management and fundraising service to groups requiring support with these activities.

Previous Awards



Queens Park, Peckfield, Games Area  




Aberford Playground    


Poppleton Community Centre and School, Access Improvements 


Refurbishment of Kippax Park Avenue Play Ground, Leeds




Hullensians Phoenix Project


East Keswick Village Hall Redevelopment


Micklefield Recreation Ground FootballStand


2007 Onwards


Garforth Community Hall


Garforth Methodist Church


Glebelands Park Garforth


Kippax Common multi-use games area


Micklefield garden Village bankings


Micklefield Skate Park


St Mary the Virgin Micklefield


Townclose Hills ( Billy Wood)


The Growing Zone Kippax


Qualifying Communities

In previous years the qualifying criteria was the distance from the landfill site at Peckfield. This has now changed and projects must be located within a Leeds Metropolitan District ward to be considered.