Themed or geographical funds
Currently the Foundation has over sixty grant-making funds created by the Community Foundation and its donors. The funds reflect need in the community and the interests of the donors who created them. A full list of active funds is available here.
The following funds are open to additional donations. If you would like to discuss any of these funds or are interested in creating a new fund please call 01900 825760.
Alston Community Fund – for the people of Alston Moor.
Barrow Community Trust – for the people of Barrow.
Cumbria Cultural Fund – supporting excellence in the arts.
Foundation Grants – supporting small local groups.
Kipling fund for older people – supporting older people throughout Cumbria.
Kipling fund for younger people – supporting children and young people throughout Cumbria.
Janetta Topsy Laidlaw – supporting older people in Carlisle.
Violet Laidlaw Fund – supporting homeless people in Carlisle.
Winter Warmth Fund – providing funding to groups helping older people with fuel poverty, health and housing issues. Donate now