Partner profile: Burmantofts Senior Action and Accenture

Burmantofts Senior Action (BSA) have formed a partnership with Accenture, who have been helping them with skills and capacity as part of their Corporate Social Volunteering scheme. The partnership was formed in June 2023, when 100% Digital Leeds, Leeds Community Foundation, Voluntary Action Leeds, and Leeds Digital Ball worked together to convene a roundtable discussionContinue reading “Partner profile: Burmantofts Senior Action and Accenture”

Partner profile: Royal Mencap’s Positive Changes Group

Royal Mencap’s vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to, and included. Matt Bellbrough, Community Partner at Royal Mencap, has worked with 100% Digital Leeds to set up the Positive Changes group. Royal Mencap is a member of the Autism and Learning Disabilities Digital Inclusion Network (ALaDDIN) andContinue reading “Partner profile: Royal Mencap’s Positive Changes Group”

Partner profile: Belle Isle Tenant Management Organisation

Belle Isle Tenant Management Organisation, BITMO, is a tenant-run organisation that manages housing and estate management. Their vision is to build a stronger, safer community for the residents of Belle Isle. Not only do they support tenants with housing issues, they also provide advice, training, and employment support services. The sense of community within theContinue reading “Partner profile: Belle Isle Tenant Management Organisation”

Partner Profile: Carers Leeds

Carers Leeds is an independent charity that gives specialist and tailored support, advice, and information to unpaid carers over the age of 16. A carer is an individual who, without payment, provides help and support to a friend, family member, relative, or neighbour who could not manage without their support. This could be due toContinue reading “Partner Profile: Carers Leeds”

Partner profile: Ascendance

Ascendance is a Leeds-based charity working in the Dance for Health sector, combining professional work with a community dance company, weekly classes and outreach projects. Ascendance’s mission is to provide exercise, creative and performance opportunities for individuals with neurodisabilities and those over 55, improving physical and mental wellbeing, coordination, balance and social cohesion. Ascendance isContinue reading “Partner profile: Ascendance”

Partner profile: Belle Isle Senior Action

Belle Isle Senior Action (BISA) is a Neighbourhood Network organisation based in South Leeds, supporting older people living in the Belle Isle area. They provide a range of services and activities aimed at older adults, including luncheon clubs, exercise classes, and social sessions.  During the Covid-19 pandemic Belle Isle Senior Action found many members were becomingContinue reading “Partner profile: Belle Isle Senior Action”

Partner profile: Turning Lives Around

Turning Lives Around (TLA) is a charitable organisation that works to prevent homelessness and empower people to believe that they can change their lives and live independently. Over the last three years the organisation has worked with 100% Digital Leeds to embed digital inclusion across their service by: As a result of these innovations TLAContinue reading “Partner profile: Turning Lives Around”

Accessible video CV guide

Our Autism and Learning Disabilities Digital Inclusion Coordinator, has been working with members of the Autism and Learning Disability Digital Inclusion Network to look at ways that digital technologies can be used to make employment more accessible for people with learning disabilities. This accessible video CV guide is a collaboration between 100% Digital Leeds andContinue reading “Accessible video CV guide”

Partner profile: CHANFOB

Change For The Better (CHANFOB) are a non-profit organisation committed to connecting, supporting and empowering individuals and families living in Leeds, especially those from minority and disadvantaged backgrounds. The majority of their clients are from Black African communities across the city, but they are open to working with anyone who could benefit from their assistance.Continue reading “Partner profile: CHANFOB”

Partner profile: LEEDS 2023

LEEDS 2023 is run by the Leeds Culture Trust, an independent charity set up in 2019 by Leeds City Council as part of its Culture Strategy and as a response to the cancellation of the UK’s participation in the European Capital of Culture competition. LEEDS 2023’s ambition is to deliver a transformational year of creativeContinue reading “Partner profile: LEEDS 2023”