Small grants are now available to projects which improve the environment and quality of life for people living, working, enjoying or travelling through the Kirkstall Valley.
Spokesperson Chris Hill said:
“We are inviting innovators, activists, community builders and climate positive pioneers who want to make a big difference to our environment.”
The first round of applications will open today, with the awards event on Wednesday 3rd July.
Organisers also welcome involvement from people who might not want to apply for an award, but who would like to help with the process.
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