Russell Armer Fund

Easy-to-access grants for small projects and groups
Funded by Russell Armer Ltd

Who can apply?
• groups helping people facing disadvantage
• applications from new and small groups are particularly welcome
• you must be in one of these areas:
Kendal, Ambleside, Tirrel, Yanwath or Crosthwaite

Examples of activities supported:
• new first responder groups
• inclusive play area
• football changing room refurbishment
• equipment for gymnastics training
• activities that benefit the communities in the criteria area
• projects that make a difference to young and older people

The Fund will not support:
• computers
• expeditions
• individuals
• non-charitable sports or arts
• outings except in special circumstances
• photocopiers
• promotion of religious doctrine
• revenue costs except where it can be shown that a grant will help the sustainability of the group
• vehicle purchase costs

How much can you apply for?
• maximum grant will normally be £1,000 over one year
• projects should cost no more than £25,000

We also administer a number of small funds using the same criteria which cover specific areas or ages (CN Group Fund, Cumberland and Westmorland Herald Fund, Foundation Grants, Kipling Fund for older people, Kipling Fund for younger people) and will automatically consider appropriate applications

If you would like to know more about this fund please contact:
Ellen Clements on 01900 825760 or email