Cumbria Community Foundation exists to strengthen communities by connecting people who care with inspirational, life-changing projects. We are also here to respond to emerging need.

We make much-needed grants to more than 500 community projects per year on behalf of our fundholders.

We provide a simplified approach to effective charitable giving. As one of the UK’s leading, accredited community foundations, we have the expertise and local knowledge to help individuals, families, companies, charitable trusts and public sector bodies invest in their communities.

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Cumbria Revealed – a county of contrasts


Former Chairman and tireless worker for Cumbria passes away


Shortlisted for National Award


Raising funds to keep older people warm this winter

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Placed Based Services

The Place Based Services Programme provides a range of practical help and advice for people who need extra support from time to time to remain independent.

Take on a Classic Lake District Cycle Challenge

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