Decision details

Department for Education Holiday Activity and Food funding for 2022

Reference: D54898

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


For Leeds City Council to accept funding from the Department for Education’s Holiday Activities and Food fund to deliver healthy activities in school holidays in 2022.



The Director of Communities and the Environment gave approval to:


a)  Accept the £3,491,510 Holiday Activities and Food funding from the Department for Education for 2022.

b)  Accept all future funding from the Department for Education for the Holiday Activity and Food programme. 

c)  Agree to the mixed model delivery approach whereby Leeds Community Foundation commission third sector provision across the district, and the Council deliver through schools and council provision. This approach will be used every year subject to funding outlines and the fulfilment of legal agreements

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Lee Hemsworth, Chief Officer 0113 3784496 Email:

Publication date: 19/01/2022

Date of decision: 27/01/2022

Effective from: 04/02/2022

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