CN Group Fund

Funded by a donation of £100,000 by the Cumbria Newspaper Group in 2000 to create a long term capital fund. Recommendations are made by the CN Group Chief Executive.

Who can apply?
• volunteer led grassroots groups who support their
• applications from new and small groups are particularly welcome

Examples of activities supported:
• singing for fun workshops
• young carers’ ocean voyage
• refurbishment of community centre
• safety equipment
• recruiting, training and supporting volunteers
• rewiring and suspended ceiling
• junior football club coaching and training
• disabled access
• community market garden
• drop-in club for older people

Priority will be given to projects which support one of the following aims:
• tackling disadvantage in rural communities
• tackling disadvantage in pockets of deprivation including the 20% most deprived wards
• supporting disadvantaged children and young people
• hidden and emerging need

What the fund will not support:
• statutory organisations
eg schools or parish councils
• individuals
• non-charitable sports or arts
• promotion of religious doctrine
• marketing, advertising or promotion including publications, conferences, exhibition and web design

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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