News & Events


Young West Cumbrians called to join youth panel

27th May 2021

Cumbria Community Foundation is looking for young people living in West Cumbria aged between 16-25 who are passionate about their community and making a difference, to join the 2021 #CanDo Youth Advisory Panel. #CanDo encourages community organisations to apply for funding for community projects, led by young people. Those applications are then considered by a … Continue reading “Young West Cumbrians called to join youth panel”

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Good causes benefit from a quarter of a million pounds

13th May 2021

Charitable projects across the county have received a share of more than £235,000 addressing a range of issues including homelessness, mental health and domestic violence. More than 40 charitable organisations and 11 people received a share of the funds at Cumbria Community Foundation’s recent grants panel. The money came from funds set up by local … Continue reading “Good causes benefit from a quarter of a million pounds”

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VACANCY – Grants & Programmes Officer

Would you like to be part of our team? Grants & Programmes Officer  Cumbria Community Foundation is one of the county’s leading/largest grant makers and addresses poverty and disadvantage by providing vital funding to local voluntary and community organisations through donations from individuals, companies, charitable trusts and statutory organisations. We’re seeking a highly motivated and … Continue reading “VACANCY – Grants & Programmes Officer”

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Grants available for good causes in Furness

11th May 2021

Charitable groups and community projects in and around the Furness area are being encouraged to apply for funding. Cumbria Community Foundation manages over a hundred grant making funds and awards on average £2 million a year to community organisations. Funding for projects in the Furness area are considered four times a year through the Furness … Continue reading “Grants available for good causes in Furness”

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Young Cumbrians supported through outdoor learning

22nd April 2021

A new fund managed by Cumbria Community Foundation has awarded its first grants to support the development on young people in West Cumbria. The fund, set up by a generous couple who remain anonymous, focusses on supporting young people across the county from challenging backgrounds. The Outdoor Partnership, a charity that offers equipment and qualifications … Continue reading “Young Cumbrians supported through outdoor learning”

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Good causes in West Cumbria receive £370,000 to support local communities

19th April 2021

Cumbria Community Foundation is continuing to support community groups in West Cumbria through grants worth almost £370,000. 44 charitable organisations received a share of the funds at its recent West Cumbria Grants Committee. The money came from funds set up by local people and businesses including Lord Egremont, CCL Secure, LLWR, Shepley Group and Sellafield … Continue reading “Good causes in West Cumbria receive £370,000 to support local communities”

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