Cumbria Grassroots Fund

Grants for small voluntary and grassroots groups to enable them to continue or expand their work in advocacy, community voice, and service provision for local people throughout Cumbria.

Various individuals

Who can apply?
• small voluntary and grassroots groups
• groups helping people facing disadvantage

Priority will be given to projects which:
• support disadvantaged children and young people
• tackle disadvantage in rural communities
• tackle disadvantage in the 20% most deprived wards of Cumbria

Examples of projects supported:
• refurbishment of community centre
• safety equipment
• recruiting and training of volunteers
• drop-in club for older people

What the fund will not support in addition to our normal exclusions:
• individuals

How much can you apply for?
Grants will normally be less than £1,000 over one year; however, there is no minimum or maximum award amount.

If you would like further information about this fund please contact:
Ellen Clements on 01900 825760 or email