Holehird Trust Fund

Supporting Westmorland residents*
Funded by the Holehird Trust, of which Cumbria County Council is Trustee

Who can apply?
• voluntary and community organisations in Cumbria supporting residents of the former County of Westmorland

Priority will be given to projects benefiting one or more of the following groups:
• elderly people
• disabled people
• children and young people up to age 18

How much can we apply for?
• it is unlikely that requests for sums in excess of £2,000 will be approved
• urgent applications for less than £500 can be fast-tracked to ensure a quick response

Examples of activities that the Fund may support:
• music projects for children living in isolated rural communities
• sports sessions for disabled people
• outdoor play sessions for children and young people
• sports club development work with children
• community centre building work to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act
• general running costs for rural nursery

Grants are considered by the Trustees of the Holehird Trust at their quarterly meetings

* The following parishes and communities are included:
Ambleside, Appleby, Arnside, Askham, Bampton, Barbon, Bandleyside, Barton, Beetham, Bolton, Bradleyfield, Brough, Brough Sowerby, Brougham, Burneside, Burton-in-Kendal, Casterton, Cliburn, Clifton, Crackenthorpe, Crook, Crosby, Crosthwaite, Crosby Garrett, Docker, Dufton, Eamont Bridge, Fawcett Forest, Firbank, Grasmere, Grayrigg, Great Strickland, Hartley, Helbeck, Helsington, Heversham, Hincaster, Holme, Holmescales, Hutton Roof, Ings, Kaber, Kentmere, Killington, King’s Meaburn, Kirkby Lonsdale, Kirkby Stephen, Kirkby Thore, Lakes, Lambrigg, Levens, Little Strickland, Long Marton, Longsleddale, Lowther, Lupton, Lyth, Mallerstang, Mansergh, Martindale, Middleton, Milburn, Milnthorpe, Morland, Murton, Musgrave, Nateby, New Hutton, Newbiggin, Newby, Old Hutton, Orton, Patterdale, Preston Patrick, Preston Richard, Ravenstonedale, Scalthwaitrigg, Sedgwick, Selside, Shap, Skelsmergh, Sleagill, Sockbridge, Soulby, Stainmore, Stainton, Staveley with Ings, Tebay, Temple Sowerby, Tirril, Underbarrow, Waitby, Warcop, Wharton, Whinfell, Whitwell, Windermere, Winton, Witherslack and Yanthwaite

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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