myLakeland Community Fund

Grants for charitable organisations that improve the health and wellbeing of local people and projects that protect the environment, with a priority for those located in South Cumbria.

Donor
Lakeland Limited. Lakeland was founded in the very early 60s in Windermere by producing a catalogue and selling by mail order and are now an online and high street retailer that has retained its principal headquarters and distribution facilities in Windermere and Kendal.

Who can apply?
• charitable, not-for-profit organisations that meet the criteria of supporting health, wellness, and the environment within South Cumbria

Priority will be given to projects that:
• support community needs in or around Windermere, Kendal, and South Lakeland
• support young people
• have minimal opportunity for raising funds and/or have exhausted other funding opportunities
• help to address new/emerging need

What the Fund will not support in addition to our normal exclusions:
• individuals
• environmental projects that are primarily related to tree planting
• arts-related projects

How much can you apply for?
Grants will normally be between £5,000 – £15,000 over one year.

Multi-year funding may be considered but must be discussed in the first instance with the Grants & Programmes Officer.

For more information, contact
Sarah Thompson, Grants & Programmes Officer
sarah@cumbriafoundation.org or 01900 820821

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