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Community Fund launched by Lakeland

28th April 2022

Communities across South Cumbria will benefit to the tune of £50,000 this year thanks to the generosity of local family-owned business, Lakeland. Charitable and not-for-profit organisations that improve the health and wellbeing of local people, and projects that protect the environment, can apply for a share of the funding provided by the kitchen and homeware … Continue reading “Community Fund launched by Lakeland”

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NHS fund to involve the third sector in improving mental health services

21st April 2022

Almost £250,000 is being made available for community organisations in north Cumbria to support people with severe mental illness. Third sector groups are being encouraged to apply for grant funding to help people with severe mental illness gain better access services and support. The money from the NHS has been made available to support people … Continue reading “NHS fund to involve the third sector in improving mental health services”

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Cumbria Community Foundation awards £42,000 to 8 community and voluntary organisations from the arts council’s let’s create jubilee fund

11th April 2022

Cumbria Community Foundation has announced eight grants totalling £42,000 to voluntary and community organisations in Cumbria from the Arts Council England’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund. The Let’s Create Jubilee Fund will ensure that thousands of people from communities all across England will have the opportunity to take part in exciting creative events – all in … Continue reading “Cumbria Community Foundation awards £42,000 to 8 community and voluntary organisations from the arts council’s let’s create jubilee fund”

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Charities in West Cumbria supported via Bedrock Awards

5th April 2022

Eight charitable groups in West Cumbria are planning for a sustainable future thanks to £880,000 of grant funding. The money was awarded from the Bedrock Awards programme, part of Transforming West Cumbria, which was developed by Cumbria Community Foundation and funded by Sellafield Ltd, to build the resilience, capabilities and financial sustainability of charities and … Continue reading “Charities in West Cumbria supported via Bedrock Awards”

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VACANCY – Learning & Evaluation Officer

4th April 2022

Post: Learning & Evaluation Officer We are one of the county’s leading grant makers, providing much needed financial support to local community groups and initiatives that make a big difference to the lives of those in genuine need. Our aim is to change people’s lives for the better through donations from individuals, companies, charitable trusts … Continue reading “VACANCY – Learning & Evaluation Officer”

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High Sheriff celebrates county’s charities – and the people behind them

28th March 2022

High Sheriff of Cumbria, David Beeby, welcomed people from around the county to an award ceremony recognising their tireless efforts to enhance and enrich the places where they live. Individuals, community and voluntary-led groups, who often go unrecognised for their outstanding efforts, came together on Monday 21st March to celebrate their achievements and receive recognition … Continue reading “High Sheriff celebrates county’s charities – and the people behind them”

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