CHARITIES in this area have been given more than £30,000 from the Government.
Fourteen groups have received a total of £32,552, from the Community Chest and Community Learning Chest programmes.
Mediation in Kirklees, which settles disputes between neighbours, has received £5,000.
ThisisIT at the Methodist Mission in Lord Street, Huddersfield was given £5,000. It provides training in IT, communications and workplace skills
for people disadvantaged by age, gender, illness, disability or income.
The Almondbury-based Deanery Project received £4,928 for a scheme
to forge links between generations.
The Depression Anxiety Self-Help Group at St Luke's Hospital, Crosland Moor received £2,640 to run a computer confidence workshop.
Kirklees Home Start, which supports families with children under five, received £1,500 to translate training materials into Urdu, said manager Jill Long.
Dalton Cricket and Bowling Club received £1,880 to resurface an area.
Huddersfield child obesity charity Cobwebs received £608.
The Friends of Hunsworth received £1,063 for gardening equipment and bulbs in the Cleckheaton village.
The Huddersfield African Caribbean Trust was given £3,724 towards networking events. Dewsbury's Millennium Stage Productions got £2,300 towards a community project on 3D art.
Leeds Road Tenants' and Residents' Association in Huddersfield received £409 to buy a storage shed and Kirklees Young LesbiGay Group got £1,000 to pay for a fair at a gay festival.
The Huddersfield Bosnian and Herzegovina Community Association received £1,000 to celebrate its 10th anniversary.
The Huddersfield-based National Foundation for Giving Voice was given £1,500 to promote the use of music to improve health and confidence.