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More than £177,000 awarded to help make a difference to Cumbrian communities

27th June 2019

Community projects across the county have received a share of £177,000 to tackle issues such as rural isolation, unemployment and health and wellbeing. 37 charitable organisations received a share of the funds at Cumbria Community Foundation’s recent grants panel. The funding will support a wide range of projects across the county, including a music group … Continue reading “More than £177,000 awarded to help make a difference to Cumbrian communities”

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Line up of fabulous volunteers for Royal visit

11th June 2019

Volunteers from all walks of life and all corners of Cumbria met Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Tuesday 11th June. Cumbria Community Foundation nominated 50 volunteers and community representatives to join them to welcome the royal couple to Keswick. For the charity, which has given £44 million to good causes … Continue reading “Line up of fabulous volunteers for Royal visit”

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New report shows businesses how to help West Cumbrians

13th May 2019

Cumbria Community Foundation is shining a light on issues in the community to help guide businesses that wish to invest in improving lives in West Cumbria. The document, called West Cumbria Opportunities and Challenges, provides an accessible, evidence-based picture of need across West Cumbria with examples of projects that improve the lives of residents. Cumbria … Continue reading “New report shows businesses how to help West Cumbrians”

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CCF celebrates 20 years of giving with exhibition and book

9th May 2019

“GIVING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD” is the title of Cumbria Community Foundation’s 20th anniversary year after two decades of life-changing work in the county. It is also the title of its new book and as the title suggests, it’s not just a look back at the amazing things the charity has achieved, but a look ahead … Continue reading “CCF celebrates 20 years of giving with exhibition and book”

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Working life at Cumbria Community Foundation

Name: Rebecca Delin Job title: Media and Content Officer Employer: Cumbria Community Foundation Where are you from? Whitehaven Where do you live now? Whitehaven Where do you work? I am very lucky to be based at Dovenby Hall in Cumbria Community Foundation’s offices, situated in beautiful grounds – I have a gorgeous view out of … Continue reading “Working life at Cumbria Community Foundation”

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Funding awarded to local groups in Barrow

7th May 2019

Charitable causes in and around the Barrow area have received a share of more than £36,000 to provide support to some of the most disadvantaged people across the peninsular. Four community groups and one young person received a share of the funds at Cumbria Community Foundation’s recent Barrow Community Trust grants panel. The funding supported … Continue reading “Funding awarded to local groups in Barrow”

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