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£100,000 up for grabs for Cumbria youth projects

16th July 2019

Projects that encourage young people to take action on the issues that matter to them can apply for up to £5,000 through the #iwill Fund. Administered by Cumbria Community Foundation, the #iwill Fund creates opportunities for skills development for young people including social action through campaigning, fundraising and volunteering, all of which make a positive … Continue reading “£100,000 up for grabs for Cumbria youth projects”

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Money available from Cumberland legacy fund

15th July 2019

Cumbria Community Foundation is urging more community groups to apply for funding through the Joyce Wilkinson Trust Fund. The funding is available to community groups in the former county of Cumberland, especially those in the Rosley and Westward, Caldbeck, Wigton and Aspatria parishes. Grants are distributed from the fund twice a year and the Foundation … Continue reading “Money available from Cumberland legacy fund”

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Funding available for students working towards land-based qualifications

8th July 2019

Students being educated for the farming, forestry and horticultural industry are being encouraged to apply for funding. The Swales Trust Fund, administered by Cumbria Community Foundation, awards grants of around £500 to support students who are working towards land-based qualifications. The funding can be used to purchase study materials, specialist equipment and towards course fees … Continue reading “Funding available for students working towards land-based qualifications”

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West Cumbrian causes awarded a share of more than £104,000

1st July 2019

20 charitable groups across West Cumbria have received £104,000 to address a range of issues including anti-social behaviour, domestic violence and improving health and wellbeing. The money came from 20 grant making funds, administered by Cumbria Community Foundation, including those set up by local businesses such as Cumbria Housing Partners, Doosan Babcock, Lamont Pridmore and … Continue reading “West Cumbrian causes awarded a share of more than £104,000”

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More than £177,000 awarded to help make a difference to Cumbrian communities

27th June 2019

Community projects across the county have received a share of £177,000 to tackle issues such as rural isolation, unemployment and health and wellbeing. 37 charitable organisations received a share of the funds at Cumbria Community Foundation’s recent grants panel. The funding will support a wide range of projects across the county, including a music group … Continue reading “More than £177,000 awarded to help make a difference to Cumbrian communities”

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Line up of fabulous volunteers for Royal visit

11th June 2019

Volunteers from all walks of life and all corners of Cumbria met Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Tuesday 11th June. Cumbria Community Foundation nominated 50 volunteers and community representatives to join them to welcome the royal couple to Keswick. For the charity, which has given £44 million to good causes … Continue reading “Line up of fabulous volunteers for Royal visit”

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