Edmond Castle Educational Trust Fund

Grants that support the education and training of disadvantaged young people under the age of 21 in Cumbria for whom the grant would make a significant difference, and prioritising young people who are, or have been, looked after by Cumbria County Council.

Donor
Edmond Castle Educational Trust

Who can apply?
• individuals under the age of 21
• volunteer-led and community groups and organisations that work with young people

What the Trust will support:
• activities that help build self-confidence and skills
• activities which promote civic engagement and leadership
• equipment or course fees
• projects that provide new opportunities for young people to train and learn

Examples of projects supported:
• fees for a private tutor
• travel expenses to sport training
• course-related costs for academic study
• development of employment skills for young people

How much can you apply for?
Grants will normally be about £500, however, there is no minimum or maximum award amount.

If you would like to know more about this fund please contact:
Gary Higgs on 01900 825760 or email gary@cumbriafoundation.org.

 

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