Andy Beeforth OBE
Andy has led the Foundation since its inception in 1999. He works closely with the trustees to grow and develop CCF’s presence within the county. He takes lead responsibility for fund development. Andy was made an OBE in the 2011 New Years honours in recognition for his services to the voluntary sector.
Andrew is responsible for the day to day management of financial activity and is the main point of contact for our Investment Managers. He prepares for the annual audit, financial statements and supports the Finance and Management and Investment Committees.
Senior Grants and Donor Services Officer
Ellen has an overall view of all funds and grants matters and has responsibility for a large number of grant programmes including the Holehird Trust and Joyce Wilkinson Trust. Ellen services the Main Grants Panel.
Grants and Donor Services and Communications Officer
Annalee is responsible for a number of grant programmes including a number of corporate funds, such as the United Utilities Legacy Fund. Annalee services the West Cumbria Grants Panel. She also has lead responsibility for all marketing and communications.
Grants and Donor Services Officer
Gary is involved in a number of grant programmes including wind farm and community benefit funds. He is responsible for managing the Cumbria Victims Charitable Trust and the Mary Grave Trust.
Dr Jenny Benson
Jenny is a key member of the Development Team. She has responsibility for developing endowment funds and new funds, as well as looking for new sources of income.
Lynsey works closely with Andrew Benson as well being part of the Support Team and assisting in the day to day financial processing duties.
Lynsey supports the Finance Director to monitor and control the company’s finances.
20th Anniversary Events and Fundraising Coordinator
Jacqui works closely with the Development Team assisting with our 20th Anniversary fundraising and events.
Working closely with all the team, Kris provides support to all departments including grant-making, finance and support with organising fundraising activities and grant tours.
Working closely with Annalee, producing content for marketing and communication purposes.
Yvette provides administration support to the team and also supports with organising fundraising activities and events.
Susan is part of the development team, and works closely with Andy Beeforth, undertaking research, managing data, providing information and practical support to staff and trustees.