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Abbeyfield Carlisle Society Community First Fund

This Fund is fully spent and will  not be accepting applications until April 2023. Grants for charitable activities involving social action at a grassroots level in the local authorities of … Continue reading “Abbeyfield Carlisle Society Community First Fund”

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Abbeyfield Carlisle Society Over 55 Community First Fund

Grants for charitable activities that benefit people over the age of 55 in the local authorities of Allerdale, Carlisle and Eden. Donor Abbeyfield Carlisle Society Limited Who can apply? • … Continue reading “Abbeyfield Carlisle Society Over 55 Community First Fund”

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Alston Moor Community Fund

Grants for individuals or community groups and projects in the civil parish of Alston Moor. Donor Anonymous Who can apply? • voluntary or community groups • groups helping people facing … Continue reading “Alston Moor Community Fund”

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Barrow Community Trust Fund

Grants for groups with small projects which provide activities in Barrow. Priority will be given to groups in the wards of Barrow Island, Central, Hindpool, Ormsgill, and Risedale. Donor Heart … Continue reading “Barrow Community Trust Fund”

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Barrow Grassroots Grants

Grants for small voluntary groups, community groups, and grassroots organisations to enable them to continue or expand their work in advocacy, community voice, and service provision for local people in … Continue reading “Barrow Grassroots Grants”

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Barrow-in-Furness Grassroots Fund

Grants for small voluntary groups, community groups, and grassroots organisations to enable them to continue or expand their work in advocacy, community voice, and service provision for local people in … Continue reading “Barrow-in-Furness Grassroots Fund”

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Beck Burn Wind Farm Community Fund

Grants for volunteer-led or community groups within a 5 kilometre radius of Beck Burn Wind Farm. Donor EDF Energy Renewables Who can apply for standard grants? • volunteer-led or community … Continue reading “Beck Burn Wind Farm Community Fund”

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Beck Burn Wind Farm Community Fund Educational Bursaries

Education and training grants for individuals over the age of 16 living within the Parish/Community Councils of Rockcliffe, Westlinton, Arthuret, Kirkandrews-on-Esk, Springfield & Gretna Green, Kirkpatrick Fleming & District, Canonbie … Continue reading “Beck Burn Wind Farm Community Fund Educational Bursaries”

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Beeby Family Fund

Grants to support and improve the lives and opportunities of disadvantaged children and young people. Area of benefit: • priority given to those living in Wigton and in the villages … Continue reading “Beeby Family Fund”

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Better Tomorrows Fund

Background Set up by David Beeby, High Sheriff of Cumbria 2021-22, the Fund aims to invest approximately £1m over the next three years into quality youth work training and provision, … Continue reading “Better Tomorrows Fund”

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Beverley Charitable Trust Fund

Grants for young people in West Cumbria to help raise educational attainment and career aspirations by enabling access to study or vocational training. Donor The Beverley Trust Who can apply? … Continue reading “Beverley Charitable Trust Fund”

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Brian & Ann Clark Fund

Grants for individuals and charitable organisations to support the relief of poverty, the advancement of education, and the promotion of good health, both physical and mental. Donor Ann Clark Who … Continue reading “Brian & Ann Clark Fund”

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Broughton Moor Wind Farm Fund

Grants for community groups and projects in the Broughton Moor Wind Farm area. Donor Engie and Clean Earth Energy Who can apply? • volunteer-led and community groups which benefit the … Continue reading “Broughton Moor Wind Farm Fund”

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Carrs Group Fund

Grants for charitable groups to invest in the well-being and future of Cumbria’s communities and social action at a local level. Donor Carr’s Group PLC Who can apply? Charitable groups … Continue reading “Carrs Group Fund”

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Castles & Coasts Housing Association Community Fund

Grants to support community projects and activities that make a positive contribution to the tenants and residents living in the neighbourhoods serviced by Castles & Coasts Housing Association. Donor Castles … Continue reading “Castles & Coasts Housing Association Community Fund”

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Catherine Alexander Grassroots Fund

Grants for local people in Kendal and the immediate district. For small voluntary and community groups and organisations to continue or expand their work, such as advocacy, community voice, and … Continue reading “Catherine Alexander Grassroots Fund”

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CCL Secure Fund

Grants for small voluntary and community groups and organisations providing activities that benefit people and communities in Allerdale and Copeland. Donor CCL Secure Who can apply? • small voluntary and … Continue reading “CCL Secure Fund”

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CiFR Community Flood Resilience Fund

Grants for groups supporting communities to build resilience to future flooding. The purpose of the fund is to (1) provide support, resources, and equipment to specified communities at risk of … Continue reading “CiFR Community Flood Resilience Fund”

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CN Group Fund

Grants for charitable and volunteer-led groups which help people facing disadvantage. Donor Cumbria Newspapers Who can apply? Charitable and volunteer-led groups which support their communities Examples of projects supported: • … Continue reading “CN Group Fund”

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Crofton Trust Fund

Grants to support community projects to improve the knowledge of the public about agriculture, forestry and the countryside. Funded by part of the proceeds of the dissolution of the Crofton … Continue reading “Crofton Trust Fund”

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Cumberland and Westmorland Herald Fund

Grants for charitable not-for-profit groups benefiting people living in the Cumberland & Westmorland Herald’s main circulation area, including Penrith, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Kirkby Stephen and Alston. Donor Cumberland & Westmorland Herald newspaper … Continue reading “Cumberland and Westmorland Herald Fund”

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Cumberland Building Society Community Fund

Grants for charitable organisations, in particular, those aligned with the company’s purpose, to make a positive difference to the lives of its customers, communities and people in the Society’s operating … Continue reading “Cumberland Building Society Community Fund”

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Cumberland Educational Foundation Fund

Grants to support the education of young people under the age of 25 who live, or whose parents live, in the former county of Cumberland (Allerdale, Copeland, Carlisle and the … Continue reading “Cumberland Educational Foundation Fund”

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Cumbria Cultural Fund

Grants for individuals to encourage excellence in their chosen field of the arts. Donor The late Miss Mary Burkett and friends Who can apply? • individuals who reside in the … Continue reading “Cumbria Cultural Fund”

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Cumbria Disaster Fund

Grants for charitable purposes in connection with floods, storms and other events determined by the CCF Trustees to have caused loss or damage to people or property and occurring in … Continue reading “Cumbria Disaster Fund”

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Cumbria Fund

Grants for charitable projects that address one or more of Cumbria Community Foundation’s top five priorities for funding. Donor Funded by Cumbria Community Foundation’s long-term capital funds. The following funds … Continue reading “Cumbria Fund”

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Cumbria Grassroots Fund

Grants for small voluntary and grassroots groups to enable them to continue or expand their work in advocacy, community voice, and service provision for local people throughout Cumbria. Donor Various … Continue reading “Cumbria Grassroots Fund”

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Cumbria Home from Home Fund

Cumbria warmly welcomes millions of visitors every year. The Cumbria Home from Home Fund provides an opportunity for owners of second homes and holiday homes to give back to the … Continue reading “Cumbria Home from Home Fund”

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Cumbria Industries Amenities Fund

Grants for groups providing support to people with disabilities. The original Fund was set up to assist the workers at the Workshops for the Blind in Carlisle. In the 1980s, … Continue reading “Cumbria Industries Amenities Fund”

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Cumbria Victims Charitable Trust Fund

Grants for victims of crime who reside in Cumbria to promote the safety of the victim, to relieve urgent need or distress, and to provide essential basic requirements, relating to … Continue reading “Cumbria Victims Charitable Trust Fund”

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Cumbria Young People’s Fund

Grants for individuals aged 14-22 to help them to fulfil their potential and develop life skills, and for charitable groups that support young people aged 14-22 to help them to … Continue reading “Cumbria Young People’s Fund”

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Cumbria Young People’s Fund (Individuals)

Grants for young people aged 14-22 to help them to fulfil their potential and develop life skills. Donor Private individual Who can apply? • individuals aged 14-22 Examples of projects … Continue reading “Cumbria Young People’s Fund (Individuals)”

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Disability Fund for Cumbria

This Fund is not be accepting applications until April 2023. Grants for groups and individuals to support practical interventions that promote the inclusion and integration of disabled people into employment. … Continue reading “Disability Fund for Cumbria”

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Doosan Babcock Grassroots Fund

Grants for small voluntary, community groups and grass-roots organisations to enable them to continue or expand their work in advocacy, community voice, and service provision for local people in Doosan … Continue reading “Doosan Babcock Grassroots Fund”

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Dora Beeforth Memorial Fund

Grants to support young people from low income families to participate in sport and foreign travel. Background The Fund was established in memory of Dora Beeforth, the wife of the … Continue reading “Dora Beeforth Memorial Fund”

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Dowker Bindloss Charity Fund

This Fund is fully spent and will  not be accepting applications until April 2023. Grants for voluntary and community organisations which provide relief for need, hardship or distress for the … Continue reading “Dowker Bindloss Charity Fund”

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Edmond Castle Educational Trust Fund

Grants that support the education and training of disadvantaged young people under the age of 21 in Cumbria for whom the grant would make a significant difference, and prioritising young … Continue reading “Edmond Castle Educational Trust Fund”

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Elizabeth Fell Memorial Trust Fund

Grants to support volunteer-led groups and organisations for which a grant of under £5000 is a significant investment that will allow them to address local needs and/or create opportunities that … Continue reading “Elizabeth Fell Memorial Trust Fund”

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English Lakes Hotels Sustainability Fund

Grants for charitable not-for-profit groups working hard to protect and promote the landscape, environment and heritage through conservation and improvement of the physical and natural environment in Windermere, Ambleside, Morecambe … Continue reading “English Lakes Hotels Sustainability Fund”

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English Lakes Hotels Trust Fund

Grants to support the employees of English Lakes Hotels, and groups delivering community projects in the areas of Windermere, Ambleside, Morecambe and Lancaster, where English Lakes Hotels are situated. Donor … Continue reading “English Lakes Hotels Trust Fund”

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ENWL Storm Arwen Community Resilience Fund

  Grants for groups that are supporting local communities impacted by Storm Arwen in 2021 in the counties of Cumbria, Derbyshire, Lancashire, and surrounding areas, to be better prepared for … Continue reading “ENWL Storm Arwen Community Resilience Fund”

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Evening Hill Grassroots Fund

Grants to groups to enable them to continue or expand their work in advocacy, community voice, and service provision for local people throughout Cumbria. Donor Private individuals Who can apply? … Continue reading “Evening Hill Grassroots Fund”

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Fairfield Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Grants for charitable groups providing activities for local communities located close to the Fairfield Wind Farm, Pica. Donor Fairfield Windfarm Ltd, operated by EDF Energy Renewables Who can apply? • … Continue reading “Fairfield Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund”

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Fryer Grassroots Fund

Grants for small voluntary and community groups and organisations to continue or expand their work, such as advocacy, community voice, and service provision, for local people. Donor Anonymous Who can … Continue reading “Fryer Grassroots Fund”

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Genesis Homes and Russell Armer Homes Fund

Grants for charitable, not-for-profit organisations to enable them to support their local communities. Donor Genesis Homes and Russell Armer Limited Who can apply? • organisations helping people facing disadvantage • … Continue reading “Genesis Homes and Russell Armer Homes Fund”

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Geoffrey Blake Architectural Heritage Fund

Grants for volunteer-led and charitable groups to support community-based projects of architectural merit in Cumbria that enhance people’s experience and understanding of the built environment. Projects must have full access … Continue reading “Geoffrey Blake Architectural Heritage Fund”

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Gibb Charitable Trust Fund

Grants to support students and trainees in vocational studies. Donor The Gibb Charitable Trust. The Trust was set up in the 1930s to enable incoming firms to train labour in … Continue reading “Gibb Charitable Trust Fund”

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Gurney Charitable Trust Fund

Grants for community-benefit societies and small locally-focussed charitable organisations in northern Cumbria in the areas of Keswick, Cockermouth, Aspatria, and Wigton, with a priority in and around the village of … Continue reading “Gurney Charitable Trust Fund”

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GVC Fund

Grants for charitable organisations that use sport and physical activity to raise awareness, tackle mental health stigmas and support men (18+) with mental or physical health problems to become more … Continue reading “GVC Fund”

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Hackney & Leigh Fund

Grants for small voluntary groups, community groups, and grassroots organisations to enable them to tackle disadvantage and strengthen communities throughout the estate agency’s operating area in South Cumbria and North … Continue reading “Hackney & Leigh Fund”

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Hellrigg Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Grants for charitable activities for communities located close to the Hellrigg Wind Farm. Donor RWE Renewables UK Ltd Who can apply? • volunteer-led and community groups which benefit the Parishes … Continue reading “Hellrigg Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund”

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Herdy Fund

Grants to support Cumbria’s rural communities, particularly upland fell farming, and projects that reduce social isolation and/or create innovative and ambitious solutions to the problems facing farmers and rural communities. … Continue reading “Herdy Fund”

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High Pow Community Fund

Grants for voluntary and community groups for charitable activities that are environmental, community or education-related, and which benefit the communities in the Parish of Bolton, located close to the High … Continue reading “High Pow Community Fund”

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High Sheriff’s General Fund

Grants for charitable groups providing activities that benefit people and communities across Cumbria. Donor Money raised by The High Sheriff of Cumbria during his/her year in office Who can apply? … Continue reading “High Sheriff’s General Fund”

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High Sheriff’s Crimebeat Fund

Donor-advised grants for charitable groups working with young people. Donor Money raised by The High Sheriff of Cumbria during his/her year in office Who can apply? • groups helping young … Continue reading “High Sheriff’s Crimebeat Fund”

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Holehird Trust Fund

Grants for voluntary and community organisations which benefit residents of the former County of Westmorland*. Donor Holehird Trust, of which Cumbria County Council is Trustee. Who can apply? • voluntary … Continue reading “Holehird Trust Fund”

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Hunter Davies Fund

This Fund is fully spent and will  not be accepting applications until April 2023. Grants for nominated students who attend either Trinity School in Carlisle or Cockermouth School for further … Continue reading “Hunter Davies Fund”

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Jacobs Grassroots Fund

Grants for small voluntary and community groups and organisations to enable them to continue or expand their work in advocacy, community voice, and service provision for local people in West … Continue reading “Jacobs Grassroots Fund”

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Janetta Topsy Laidlaw Trust Fund

Grants to support older people in Carlisle District. Funded by a bequest from the estate of Janetta T Laidlaw. Janetta, who died in January 2007, was an occupational health specialist … Continue reading “Janetta Topsy Laidlaw Trust Fund”

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Johnson Fund

Grants to support individuals and volunteer-led and community organisations that support disadvantage. Applications will be considered from the following local authority areas: Allerdale, Carlisle, Eden and South Lakeland. Donor Private … Continue reading “Johnson Fund”

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Joyce Wilkinson Charitable Trust Fund

Grants for voluntary and community groups operating or providing charitable activities in or close to the parishes of Rosley and Westward, Wigton, and Aspatria in North Cumbria. Donor Joyce Wilkinson … Continue reading “Joyce Wilkinson Charitable Trust Fund”

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Kipling Fund for Older People

Grants for individuals and charitable not-for-profit groups helping older people facing disadvantage. Donor Legacy from a Cumbrian farmer Who can apply? • Individuals helping older people facing disadvantage • charitable … Continue reading “Kipling Fund for Older People”

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Kipling Fund for Younger People

Grants for individuals and charitable not-for-profit groups helping children and families facing disadvantage. Donor Legacy from a Cumbrian farmer Who can apply? • individuals helping children and families facing disadvantage … Continue reading “Kipling Fund for Younger People”

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Kirkby Moor Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Grants for not-for-profit or charitable activities for communities located close to the Kirkby Moor Wind Farm. Donor Ventient Energy Who can apply? • volunteer-led, community groups or local partnerships which … Continue reading “Kirkby Moor Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund”

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Laidlaw Fund for the Environment

Grants for volunteer-led, community, and charitable groups undertaking projects that benefit wildlife habitat protection and education of the natural environment in Carlisle and the surrounding area. Donor Eleanor Laidlaw created … Continue reading “Laidlaw Fund for the Environment”

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Lamont Pridmore Grassroots Fund

Grants for small voluntary, community groups and grass-roots organisations to enable them to continue or expand their work in advocacy, community voice, and service provision for local people in Allerdale, … Continue reading “Lamont Pridmore Grassroots Fund”

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Lawrence Fund

Grants to support disadvantaged people in the study of horticulture or music, particularly those studying music therapy, and young musicians in North Cumbria. Donor Private individual Who can apply? • … Continue reading “Lawrence Fund”

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Liddle Thomson Community First Fund

Grants for small voluntary and community groups in the area of north Allerdale, primarily around Wigton and Carlisle areas. Donor Private Individuals Who can apply? • charitable, not-for-profit grassroots groups … Continue reading “Liddle Thomson Community First Fund”

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Live the Dream Fund

Grants for individuals and groups in Allerdale and Copeland to enable access to educational or training activity which raises career aspirations. Donor BNFL Who can apply? • Young people living … Continue reading “Live the Dream Fund”

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LLWR Grassroots Fund

Overview Grants for small voluntary, community groups and grassroots organisations to enable them to continue or expand their work in advocacy, community voice, and service provision for local people in … Continue reading “LLWR Grassroots Fund”

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Lord Egremont Fund for West Cumbria

Grants for voluntary groups and community-based organisations providing activities that benefit people in the towns of Egremont and Cockermouth and their immediate surrounding areas. Donor Lord Egremont Who is eligible? … Continue reading “Lord Egremont Fund for West Cumbria”

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Mary Grave Trust Fund

Grants for young people ages 11-21 from low-income families (total gross household income less than £678  per week) to support travel abroad for educational purposes. Donor Mary Grave Trust Who … Continue reading “Mary Grave Trust Fund”

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Moorhouse Grassroots Grants Fund

Grants for small voluntary and community groups and organisations to enable them to continue or expand their work in advocacy, community voice, and service provision for local people in Cumbria. … Continue reading “Moorhouse Grassroots Grants Fund”

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myLakeland Community Fund

Grants for charitable organisations that improve the health and wellbeing of local people and projects that protect the environment, with a priority for those located in South Cumbria. Donor Lakeland … Continue reading “myLakeland Community Fund”

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NHS North Cumbria Urgent Care Support Fund

Grants for the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector to facilitate effective discharge from the A&E environment in North Cumbria and/or to facilitate effective non-clinical responses that help to … Continue reading “NHS North Cumbria Urgent Care Support Fund”

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Nuvia Fund

Grants for voluntary community groups and organisations that promote the long-term sustainability of the areas local to the Nuvia site and project activities (Allerdale and Copeland). Donor Nuvia Limited Who … Continue reading “Nuvia Fund”

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Out of Eden Fund

Grants for charitable not-for-profit groups whose projects benefit the communities within the priority area of the fund which includes the Upper Eden Valley, particularly around the 17 parishes included in … Continue reading “Out of Eden Fund”

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Pappagallino Fund

Grants for organisations in Cumbria to improve health and wellbeing by addressing social and rural isolation or projects that protect the environment, as well as support the farming and rural … Continue reading “Pappagallino Fund”

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Positive Disruptors

The Positive Disruptors programme was launched on 6th September after it initially had to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and subsequent school closures. The aim of Positive … Continue reading “Positive Disruptors”

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Printers Inc Social Mobility Fund

This Fund is fully spent and will  not be accepting applications until April 2023. Grants for charitable groups supporting young people who reside in Cumbria, with preference for disadvantaged young … Continue reading “Printers Inc Social Mobility Fund”

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Quarry Hill Grassroots Fund

Grants for small voluntary and community groups and organisations to enable them to continue or expand their work in advocacy, community voice, and service provision for local people in Cumbria, … Continue reading “Quarry Hill Grassroots Fund”

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Roselands Trust Fund

Grants for charitable groups which help and advise people who live with a disability or groups which provide activities and facilities to enable inclusivity. Donor Anonymous Who can apply? • … Continue reading “Roselands Trust Fund”

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Rowan Community First Fund

Grants for charitable groups supporting social action at a local level in Cumbria, with a focus on the young, the elderly, and training for the unemployed. Donor Anonymous Who can … Continue reading “Rowan Community First Fund”

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Shepley Group Grassroots Fund

Grants for small voluntary and community groups and organisations to enable them to continue or expand their work in advocacy, community voice, and service provision for local people in Shepley … Continue reading “Shepley Group Grassroots Fund”

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Staff 10th Anniversary Fund

Grants for projects which support one of the Foundation’s aims. Donor Former and current staff of Cumbria Community Foundation Who can apply? • charitable groups • individuals Examples of projects … Continue reading “Staff 10th Anniversary Fund”

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Strummer Calling Community First Fund

This Fund is fully spent and will  not be accepting applications until April 2023. Grants for small voluntary and community groups to address local needs and/or create opportunities that make … Continue reading “Strummer Calling Community First Fund”

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Swales Trust Fund

Grants to support individuals who are residents of Cumbria for education in the farming, forestry, game-keeping or horticultural industries. Donor Swales Trust Who can apply? • individuals who live in … Continue reading “Swales Trust Fund”

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Tallentire Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Grants for groups which support local, environmental, educational, sporting amenity or other appropriate not-for-profit initiative close to the Tallentire Wind Farm. Donor RES Who can apply? • volunteer-led, community groups, … Continue reading “Tallentire Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund”

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The Barker Family Fund

Grants for not-for-profit organisations which help to empower young people and support the advancement of education, and for disadvantaged young people, including young farmers, aged 25 and under who live … Continue reading “The Barker Family Fund”

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The Border Fund

Grants to support disadvantaged individuals and groups in Cumbria. Priority will be given to those in the rural areas northeast of Carlisle, including north and east of Longtown, and through … Continue reading “The Border Fund”

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The Robinson Family Fund

Grants for charitable and not-for-profit organisations in Cumbria which support the homeless, people with drug or alcohol addictions, and people with a physical disability; and for aspiring young sportspeople aged … Continue reading “The Robinson Family Fund”

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The Solway Fund

Grants to enable children and young adults to develop skills that equip them for adult life. Funded by an anonymous donor Who can apply? • charitable groups helping children and … Continue reading “The Solway Fund”

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Thomas Graham & Sons Grassroots Fund

Grants for voluntary-led groups and organisations for projects involving sport and young people across Cumbria. Donor Thomas Graham & Sons Limited Who can apply? • volunteer-led groups and organisations which … Continue reading “Thomas Graham & Sons Grassroots Fund”

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Thomas Milburn Fund for West Cumbria

Grants for community groups to relieve unemployment among those aged 17-28 in Copeland, helping them into education, training and work, including assistance to find employment by the provision of advice, … Continue reading “Thomas Milburn Fund for West Cumbria”

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Transforming West Cumbria Spark Programme: TRY IT

Transforming West Cumbria (TWC) is a multi-year social investment programme developed by Cumbria Community Foundation. It focuses on promoting thriving communities by supporting sustainable activities that create self-reliance and independence. … Continue reading “Transforming West Cumbria Spark Programme: TRY IT”

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Transforming West Cumbria – Bedrock Awards

Transforming West Cumbria (TWC) is funded through Sellafield Ltd’s social impact, multiplied SiX programme. This social investment programme has been developed in partnership with Cumbria Community Foundation and focuses on … Continue reading “Transforming West Cumbria – Bedrock Awards”

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Transforming West Cumbria – Bedrock Digital

BEDROCK DIGITAL will support not-for-profit organisations in West Cumbria to invest in digital solutions that: • improve the way they work • support disadvantaged people and communities • build organisational … Continue reading “Transforming West Cumbria – Bedrock Digital”

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Transforming West Cumbria – Family Wellbeing

Overview Transforming West Cumbria is a multi-year social investment programme developed by Cumbria Community Foundation. It focuses on promoting thriving communities by supporting sustainable activities that create self-reliance and independence. … Continue reading “Transforming West Cumbria – Family Wellbeing”

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Transforming West Cumbria Spark Programme: GROW IT

Transforming West Cumbria (TWC) is a multi-year social investment programme developed by Cumbria Community Foundation. It focuses on promoting thriving communities by supporting sustainable activities that create self-reliance and independence. … Continue reading “Transforming West Cumbria Spark Programme: GROW IT”

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Transforming West Cumbria – #CanDo

Overview Transforming West Cumbria is a multi-year social investment programme developed by Cumbria Community Foundation. It focuses on promoting thriving communities by supporting sustainable activities that create self-reliance and independence. … Continue reading “Transforming West Cumbria – #CanDo”

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Ullswater Trust Grassroots Fund

Grants for small voluntary and community groups to address local needs and/or create opportunities that make a real difference, with priority given to groups in the Eden area, particularly, in … Continue reading “Ullswater Trust Grassroots Fund”

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Violet Laidlaw Trust Fund

Grants to support people made homeless as a result of alcohol and drug addiction, domestic violence, family breakdown and mental ill health in Cumbria. Priority will be given to applicants … Continue reading “Violet Laidlaw Trust Fund”

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Welcome Fund

Grants to relieve hardship and support displaced people, such as refugees and/or asylum seekers, living in Cumbria. Background In response to growing need, Cumbria Community Foundation is currently promoting donations … Continue reading “Welcome Fund”

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Westmorland Arts Trust Fund

Grants to help make available artistic presentation or facilities more widely available to people, particularly young adults and children, in the former county of Westmorland so that the residents of … Continue reading “Westmorland Arts Trust Fund”

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Westmorland Family Community Fund

Grants for groups which support the development of young people and the communities of Appleby-in-Westmorland, Brough, Kirby Stephen, Penrith, Shap and Tebay. Priorities for funding are around vibrant communities, wellbeing, … Continue reading “Westmorland Family Community Fund”

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William Milburn Charitable Trust Community First Fund

Grants for groups and organisations within the parish of Brampton and surrounding areas e.g., Castle Carrock, Hethersgill, Askerton, Lanercost, Scaleby, Upper Denton, Walton, and Farlam, for projects which address local … Continue reading “William Milburn Charitable Trust Community First Fund”

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Wing Cdr. H. Thompson MBE & Rev. J. L. Green Grassroots Grants Fund

Grants for charitable volunteer-led grassroots groups in the Barrow-in Furness area that support young peoples’ personal development, education and involvement in the community and environmental initiatives. Donor Private individual Who … Continue reading “Wing Cdr. H. Thompson MBE & Rev. J. L. Green Grassroots Grants Fund”

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Winscales Moor Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Grants for charitable activities for communities located close to the Winscales Moor Wind Farm. Donor Greensolver Who can apply? • volunteer-led, community groups, or local partnerships which benefit the parishes … Continue reading “Winscales Moor Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund”

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Winter Warmth Fund (Individuals)

Applications open again in October 2022. Grants to help older people in Cumbria stay warm and healthy. Funded by voluntary donations of the winter fuel allowance payments, individual and local … Continue reading “Winter Warmth Fund (Individuals)”

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Workington (Ashfield) Lawn Tennis Club Fund

Grants to support the provision of tennis coaching to young people in Allerdale. Donor Private organisation Who can apply? • groups who promote or enable the provision of tennis coaching … Continue reading “Workington (Ashfield) Lawn Tennis Club Fund”

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Young Persons Opportunity Fund

Grants for groups which support the development on young people, focussing on young people from challenging backgrounds across the county. Projects must have an emphasis on using the outdoors to … Continue reading “Young Persons Opportunity Fund”

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