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Second home and holiday let owners encouraged to give back to Cumbria’s communities

22nd May 2023

It has been a year since the Cumbria Home from Home Fund was set up to provide a way for holiday let and second homeowners to give back to the … Continue reading “Second home and holiday let owners encouraged to give back to Cumbria’s communities”


Ambitious new five year plan launched

3rd May 2023

Cumbria Community Foundation has been providing a helping hand to the people of Cumbria for more than 20 years. The money we raise through the support of our generous donors … Continue reading “Ambitious new five year plan launched”


New fund to address digital poverty

3rd April 2023

Full fibre broadband company Fibrus, who is currently rolling out their network in Cumbria, is delighted to announce its partnership with the Cumbria Community Foundation. This new fund, which launches … Continue reading “New fund to address digital poverty”


£130,000 awarded to good causes in Copeland

30th March 2023

Charities in Copeland have received a financial boost to help people through the cost of living crisis thanks to the generosity of one local company. The LLWR Grassroots Fund provides … Continue reading “£130,000 awarded to good causes in Copeland”


High Sheriff celebrates county’s charities

27th March 2023

High Sheriff of Cumbria, Alan McViety, welcomed people from around the county to an award ceremony recognising their tireless efforts to enhance and enrich the places where they live. Individuals, … Continue reading “High Sheriff celebrates county’s charities”


Organisations in Barrow receive £135,000 to tackle loneliness and increase volunteering

9th March 2023

In partnership with The National Lottery Community Fund, Arts Council England and The National Lottery Heritage Fund, the Government has announced the Know Your Neighbourhood fund, a package of up … Continue reading “Organisations in Barrow receive £135,000 to tackle loneliness and increase volunteering”