Strummer Calling Community First Fund

This Fund is fully spent and will  not be accepting applications until April 2023.

Grants for small voluntary and community groups to address local needs and/or create opportunities that make a real difference, with priority given to groups in the Carlisle and Eden areas.


Who can apply?
• volunteer-led grassroots groups which support their community

Examples of projects supported:
• community cinema
• camping activities for Scout groups
• expenses for volunteers and room hire for radio broadcast training
• improvements to village hall

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

How much can you apply for?
Grants will normally be less than £1,000 over one year; however, there is no maximum award amount.

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