News & Events


VACANCY – Development Assistant

12th April 2021

Would you like to be part of our team? Cumbria Community Foundation addresses disadvantage across the county by encouraging philanthropy from a wide range of public, corporate and individual supporters, and making life-changing grants with the income. We have ambitious targets for growing our income and the Development Team is responsible for this. The Development … Continue reading “VACANCY – Development Assistant”

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New High Sheriff of Cumbria aims to promote opportunities for Cumbria’s youngsters

8th April 2021

A West Cumbrian businessman has been royally appointed to be this year’s High Sheriff of Cumbria. David Beeby was appointed as Cumbria’s new High Sheriff at a virtual declaration ceremony held on 31st March. He succeeds Julie Barton in the ceremonial role. David was born and brought up in Nottinghamshire where his family has farmed … Continue reading “New High Sheriff of Cumbria aims to promote opportunities for Cumbria’s youngsters”

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Funding to help community groups use sport to support young people

The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on young people. That’s why Cumbria Community Foundation has teamed up with Made By Sport to create something which will have a positive impact on their future. From 12th April, the Made By Sport #ClubsInCrisis Fund, supported by the Cash4Clubs scheme, will open to funding applications from … Continue reading “Funding to help community groups use sport to support young people”

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Cumbria VCFSE Sector Survey 2021

30th March 2021

Cumbria Community Resilience Group, Cumbria Community Foundation, ACT, Cumbria CVS and the Cumbria Funders’ Network are working together to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on local voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector (VCFSE) organisations. If you are a VCFSE organisation in Cumbria please help us understand what support you require beyond COVID-19 … Continue reading “Cumbria VCFSE Sector Survey 2021”

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Cumbria Community Foundation celebrates major milestone

29th March 2021

Cumbria Community Foundation has recently hit a major milestone, having awarded £50 million to community organisations and individuals across the county since its founding in 1999. This has seen thousands of grants distributed to a host of community causes, local charities, and development schemes that tackle key issues across the county. The Foundation has granted … Continue reading “Cumbria Community Foundation celebrates major milestone”

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Goodbye to long serving Trustees and a big welcome to our new Board members

22nd March 2021

We would like to say goodbye to our Trustees Adam Naylor and Cath Giel who have completed their nine years on the Cumbria Community Foundation board. During their time that have played a vital role in the Foundation’s work. We would like to say a massive thank you for their hard work and continuous support. … Continue reading “Goodbye to long serving Trustees and a big welcome to our new Board members”

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