High Sheriff’s Community Fund

Grants for charitable groups providing activities that benefit people and communities across Cumbria.

Money raised by The High Sheriff of Cumbria during their year in office

Who can apply?
• this fund is not open access. Each year the current High Sheriff selects which voluntary and community groups to support

Priority will be given to projects that:
• improve the lives of disadvantaged children and families
• improve life skills, education, employability and enterprise for disadvantaged people
• support vulnerable older people
• improve the health and wellbeing of people
• strengthen and support fragile communities

How much can you apply for?
Grants will normally be £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:
Annalee Holliday on 01900 825760 or email grants@cumbriafoundation.org