Geoffrey Blake Architectural Heritage Fund

Grants for volunteer-led and charitable groups to support community-based projects of architectural merit in Cumbria that enhance people’s experience and understanding of the built environment. Projects must have full access by the public and have a clear benefit to the community.

Donor
Private individual, who created the Fund in memory of her father, who had a long-standing interest in historical architecture.

Who can apply?
• volunteer-led and charitable groups
Examples of projects the Fund would like to support:
• renovation of community features and landmarks, e.g., wells, crosses and memorials
• renovation of features of public buildings which have particular architectural merit
• the creation of new work including sculptures and other built features

How much can you apply for?
Grants will normally be between £500 – £1,000; however, there is no maximum award amount.

For more information, contact:

Annalee Holliday, Senior Grants & Programmes Officer annalee@cumbriafoundation.org or 01900 825760

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