News & Events


High Sheriff joins charity sleepout

4th February 2019

Simon Berry, High Sheriff of Cumbria is gearing up to bed down under the stars alongside other campers at the annual Big Sleep next month to raise money for older people this winter. Organised by Cumbria Community Foundation, the annual Big Sleep takes place on Saturday 9th March opposite the Low Wood Bay Hotel on … Continue reading “High Sheriff joins charity sleepout”

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Cumbrian causes receive more than £45,000.

29th January 2019

Charitable causes across Cumbria benefiting a number of issues including culture and heritage and health and wellbeing have received a share of £46,531. Cumbria Community Foundation awarded the money to more than 20 charitable groups at its Main Grants Panel, which takes place approximately every 10 weeks. Funding was also given to 12 individuals, 6 … Continue reading “Cumbrian causes receive more than £45,000.”

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Charity on the lookout for Cumbrian photograph

21st January 2019

Cumbria Community Foundation is appealing for photographs to help celebrate its 20th-anniversary. The charity is publishing a book of photos and staging an exhibition to highlight its work over the last two decades and wants to hear suggestions for images to include in the project. The Foundation has already selected 19 images that cover everything … Continue reading “Charity on the lookout for Cumbrian photograph”

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West Cumbrian causes awarded a share of £280,000

17th January 2019

Community projects across West Cumbria tackling a range of issues including anti-social behaviour, health and wellbeing and unemployment have received a share of more than £280,000. Cumbria Community Foundation awarded the money to more than 50 charitable groups at its quarterly West Cumbria grants panel. Funding was also given to 25 young people towards academic … Continue reading “West Cumbrian causes awarded a share of £280,000”

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Women and girls projects share in £3.4 million of national funding.

16th January 2019

Almost 500 of Cumbria’s most vulnerable women and girls will benefit from charitable funding through projects focusing on those at risk of crisis. Three community groups have received grants of between £5,000 – £10,000 from the Tampon Tax Community Fund, administered by Cumbria Community Foundation, to work with women of all ages, focussing on preventative … Continue reading “Women and girls projects share in £3.4 million of national funding.”

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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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