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Cooking with a conscience raises £7k for charity

11th September 2018

On Saturday (8th September) night twenty-nine people paid more than £150 per head to enjoy a twenty-one-course fine dining experience with a twist and raised nearly £7000 for charity. The unusual menu, designed and executed by Martin Frickel, sous-chef of The Forest Side utilised only ingredients that would otherwise have gone to waste. The one-off event … Continue reading “Cooking with a conscience raises £7k for charity”


Funding available for groups in Brampton

6th September 2018

Applications are being encouraged from groups and organisations in around the parish of Brampton. The William Milburn Charitable Trust, administered by Cumbria Community Foundation, offers grants between £500 and £5,000 for projects addressing local needs and creating opportunities that make a real difference to people in need and the wider community. Larger grants may be … Continue reading “Funding available for groups in Brampton”


VACANCY – Media and Content Officer

28th August 2018

Media & Content Officer (22.5 hours per week) £22-24K full-time equivalent, depending on experience Cumbria Community Foundation provides high quality philanthropic services (grant making) to a wide range of public, corporate and individual donors. It is an award-winning charity that has distributed more than £41M in grant aid to community groups and individuals throughout Cumbria. … Continue reading “VACANCY – Media and Content Officer”


Funding awarded to local groups in Barrow

14th August 2018

Charitable causes in and around the Barrow area have received a share of more than £6,000 to provide support to some of the most disadvantaged people across the peninsular. 5 community groups and 1 young person received a share of the funds at Cumbria Community Foundation’s recent Barrow grants panel. The funding supported activities including … Continue reading “Funding awarded to local groups in Barrow”


New boat for Lakeland Rowing Club

6th August 2018

Lakeland Rowing Club is celebrating the addition of two new sculling boats to its fleet thanks to the generous support from the United Utilities Legacy Fund, administered by the Foundation. On Wednesday 1st August 2018, Lakeland Rowing Club named and launched the first of the new boats from its new site on the Isthmus, near … Continue reading “New boat for Lakeland Rowing Club”


Last call for social action project applications

30th July 2018

Community organisations working with young people in Cumbria are being encouraged to apply for funding to get youngsters involved in activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering, and make a positive difference to their communities. Grants of £1,000 and £5,000 are available from the #iwill Fund, a UK-wide campaign with the aim of getting 6 … Continue reading “Last call for social action project applications”