Carrs Group Fund

Background
Created by Carr’s Group PLC to invest in the wellbeing and future of Cumbria’s communities.

How much is available?
£10,000 in the first year.

Who can apply?
Charitable groups that support residents throughout Cumbria
• Groups supporting rural communities.
• Groups focussing on the needs of disadvantaged people
• Groups that raise the aspirations of young people and people wanting to develop their skills

What the fund will support:
• Activities that promote life skills and the raising of aspirations
• Activities which provide support for rural and farming communities
• Activities that support people in fulfilling their potential
• Improving knowledge of countryside matters

What the fund will not normally support:
• Computers
• Anything political
• Individuals
• Photocopiers
• Promotion of religious doctrine
• Vehicle purchase costs

How much can you apply for?
Minimum grant will be £500, with grants normally in the region of £1,000 over one year.

If you would like to know more about this fund please contact:
Ellen Clements on 01900 825760 or email ellen@cumbriafoundation.org.

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