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Good causes in West Cumbria receive financial support

19th January 2021

Cumbria Community Foundation is continuing to support community groups in West Cumbria through grants worth almost £130,000. 25 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, Lamont Pridmore, LLWR and Thomas Graham & … Continue reading “Good causes in West Cumbria receive financial support”

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NHS Charities Together fundraising to benefit Cumbria

14th January 2021

The NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Community Partnership fund, managed by County Durham Community Foundation, is now open for grants of up to £250,000 to partnership projects across the North East and North Cumbria. Born out of public generosity, the fund has £1.4million available to support partnerships of organisations to tackle health inequality, digital poverty and … Continue reading “NHS Charities Together fundraising to benefit Cumbria”

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North East and Cumbria charity sector share over £1 million NHS funding

12th January 2021

Thanks to funding provided by NHS England, charities and community groups across the North East and Cumbria have received additional money this winter to support people experiencing hardship and at risk of mental ill health. The North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care System (ICS) worked with Cumbria Community Foundation and County Durham Community Foundation … Continue reading “North East and Cumbria charity sector share over £1 million NHS funding”

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Grants available from Cumbrian legacy fund

4th January 2021

Cumbria Community Foundation is urging more community groups in the Wigton area to apply for funding through the Joyce Wilkinson Trust Fund. Joyce Wilkinson, who lived in Westward, left a lasting legacy to her community and a wonderful way to be remembered. Since the fund was managed by the Foundation in 2006, more than 91 … Continue reading “Grants available from Cumbrian legacy fund”

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Cumbria COVID-19 Response Fund closed to new applications

22nd December 2020

An emergency fund set up to provide financial support to charitable organisations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is now closed to new applications. The Cumbria COVID-19 Response Fund was set up in March by Cumbria Community Foundation to respond to the challenges faced by many people and families across the county. Since then, £2.36 … Continue reading “Cumbria COVID-19 Response Fund closed to new applications”

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Communities in Westmorland boosted by funding

15th December 2020

Charitable projects in parts of Eden and South Lakeland are being encouraged to apply for funding. The Holehird Trust Fund, managed by Cumbria Community Foundation, offers grants for voluntary and community organisations which benefit residents in the former county of Westmorland. Since 2005, the fund has supported almost 500 projects, awarding £600,000 to help support … Continue reading “Communities in Westmorland boosted by funding”

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