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VACANCY – 20th Anniversary Events and Fundraising Coordinator

15th January 2019

20th Anniversary Events and Fundraising  Coordinator  (fixed-term position until February 2020)  (25 – 30 hours per week negotiable) per week across 5 days £20-21K full-time equivalent, depending on experience 2019 is the 20th anniversary of the Foundation. We have titled the year: ‘Giving Back, Looking Forward’. It will be a year in which we aim … Continue reading “VACANCY – 20th Anniversary Events and Fundraising Coordinator”

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Spashing out for Cumbrian causes

10th January 2019

It was a cold and wet start to the year for the team at Cumbria Community Foundation who have so far raised more than £4,500 for charitable causes right across the county. Staff and trustees kick-started a year-long fundraising campaign to celebrate the charity’s 20th anniversary in 2019, by splashing out and venturing into the … Continue reading “Spashing out for Cumbrian causes”

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Splashing out for charity

17th December 2018

It’s going to be a cold and wet start to the year for the team at one of Cumbria’s leading charities. To kick-start a year-long fundraising campaign to celebrate Cumbria Community Foundation’s 20th anniversary in 2019, staff and trustees will be splashing out and venturing into the icy cold waters of Windermere on 8th January. It’s … Continue reading “Splashing out for charity”

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Double your donations to Winter Warmth Appeal

26th November 2018

Older people in Cumbria need your donations this winter so they don’t have to choose between heating and eating. In a bad winter, 300 older people in Cumbria die due to effects of the cold. The Winter Warmth Appeal, run by Cumbria Community Foundation, collects people’s warm generosity and gives it back out to vulnerable … Continue reading “Double your donations to Winter Warmth Appeal”

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New board members introduced for Trustees Week

12th November 2018

More than one million people across the UK play a vital role in the decision making of almost 200,000 charities by being a trustee. Trustees Week recognises the great work these people do voluntarily and aims to encourage more people from all walks of life to get involved and to make a difference in their … Continue reading “New board members introduced for Trustees Week”

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West Cumbrian causes awarded a share of £370,000

26th October 2018

Community projects across West Cumbria have received a share of almost £370,000 to tackle issues such as youth crime, loneliness and financial exclusion. The money was awarded at our quarterly West Cumbria grants panel and will support more than 30 charitable projects, some over several years. Funding was also given to 19 young people towards … Continue reading “West Cumbrian causes awarded a share of £370,000”

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