There are a number of ways that residents can secure funding to help mark the Centenary.

Heritage Lottery Fund

The HLF can provide funding to help groups, communities and organisations mark the Centenary. There are a range of grants available which can be used to help educate and pass on the heritage of this period to future generations. You can find more details on the web at

Arts Council England

The Arts Council is working with the Heritage Lottery Fund. Arts and cultural organisations can apply for grant funding for arts activities relating to the First World War. More details about what ACE can assist with can be found on their website

Community Covenant Grant Scheme

This scheme was established to fund local projects that bring together the civilian and armed forces communities. It is focused on local initiatives and so is administered at a regional level. You can find details about the scheme and how to apply at:

 In addition to the above there will be a range of activities and events taking place in Leeds’ Museums and Libraries over a number of months.