About Us


Who are we?

The Kirkstall Valley Grants programme is run by Open Source Arts. It was developed in partnership with Kirkstall Valley Development Trust.

Open Source Arts (OSA):

OSA sit at the interface between arts and environmental engagement. They have initiatives promoting both community and ecological well-being. OSA promotes conservation and environmental stewardship, whilst providing space for amateur and professional artists to develop their work. The offer an array of arts-based events, activities and classes. Their extensive calendar is a true reflection of their passion for a broad range of specialities. They promote community and collaboration at the heart of their initiatives. With the Kirkstall Valley Grants scheme, they are further encouraging local people to engage with people and planet.

Open Source Arts:

Phone: ‭(0113) 246 8975‬

Email: info@opensourcearts.co.uk

Address: Unit 1A, Aire Place Mills, 143 Kirkstall Road, Leeds, LS3 1JL


Kirkstall Valley Development Trust (KVDT):

KVDT was established in 2016  to improve Kirkstall’s social and environmental conditions. It is one of Leeds’s most ambitious community-driven projects. Their activities range from opening up 200 acres of green space to developing a community hub and social housing, whilst demonstrating solutions for tackling climate breakdown

 KVDT co-developed the Kirkstall Valley Grants scheme alongside OSA.