Moorhouse Grassroots Grants Fund

Grants for small voluntary and community groups and organisations to enable them to continue or expand their work in advocacy, community voice, and service provision for local people in Cumbria. Preference will be given to groups in North Cumbria.

James Carr, former Trustee of CCF

Who can apply?
• small, volunteer-led grassroots or community groups
• groups helping people facing disadvantage

Priority will be given to projects that:
• support disadvantaged children and young people
• tackle disadvantage in rural communities

Examples of projects supported:
• creative arts therapy for children
• staff costs for family support group
• counselling costs for people with mental health issues
• engaging residents in the importance of river maintenance and habitat
• wellbeing environmental work

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

How much can you apply for?
Grants will normally be between £500 – £5,000 over one year; however, there is no maximum award amount.

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