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Over £89,000 awarded to help make a difference to Cumbrian communities

3rd September 2019

Community projects across the county have received a share of £89,000 to tackle issues around mental health, rural isolation, financial wellbeing and to improve access to sport and recreation. 26 charitable organisations received a share of the £77,144 at Cumbria Community Foundation’s recent grants panel. The money came from 24 grant making funds, administered by … Continue reading “Over £89,000 awarded to help make a difference to Cumbrian communities”

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The Cumberland launches new charitable funding programme in conjunction with Cumbria Community Foundation

12th August 2019

Cumbrian charities and community groups are being invited to bid for a share of £171,000 which is being made available to good causes by The Cumberland. The building society has teamed up with Cumbria Community Foundation to set up a special fund to distribute the money. The Cumberland has also increased the amount it gives … Continue reading “The Cumberland launches new charitable funding programme in conjunction with Cumbria Community Foundation”

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Funding awarded to local groups in Barrow

23rd July 2019

Charitable causes in and around the Barrow area have received a share of almost £55,000 to support some of the most disadvantaged people across the peninsular. Eight community groups received a share of the funds at Cumbria Community Foundation’s recent Barrow Community Trust grants panel. The funding will support activities to increase confidence and self-belief … Continue reading “Funding awarded to local groups in Barrow”

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£100,000 up for grabs for Cumbria youth projects

16th July 2019

Projects that encourage young people to take action on the issues that matter to them can apply for up to £5,000 through the #iwill Fund. Administered by Cumbria Community Foundation, the #iwill Fund creates opportunities for skills development for young people including social action through campaigning, fundraising and volunteering, all of which make a positive … Continue reading “£100,000 up for grabs for Cumbria youth projects”

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Money available from Cumberland legacy fund

15th July 2019

Cumbria Community Foundation is urging more community groups to apply for funding through the Joyce Wilkinson Trust Fund. The funding is available to community groups in the former county of Cumberland, especially those in the Rosley and Westward, Caldbeck, Wigton and Aspatria parishes. Grants are distributed from the fund twice a year and the Foundation … Continue reading “Money available from Cumberland legacy fund”

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Funding available for students working towards land-based qualifications

8th July 2019

Students being educated for the farming, forestry and horticultural industry are being encouraged to apply for funding. The Swales Trust Fund, administered by Cumbria Community Foundation, awards grants of around £500 to support students who are working towards land-based qualifications. The funding can be used to purchase study materials, specialist equipment and towards course fees … Continue reading “Funding available for students working towards land-based qualifications”

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